The Marbut Report: Buddy Schulz joins Upchurch Watson; Kevin Hyde reappointed to UNF board

Schulz is a 1991 recipient of The Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award.

  • By Max Marbut
  • | 4:40 a.m. September 20, 2021
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George “Buddy” Schulz Jr.
George “Buddy” Schulz Jr.
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George “Buddy” Schulz Jr. left Holland & Knight to join Upchurch Watson White & Max as a mediator and arbitrator in the firm’s Jacksonville office.

Schulz is a 1991 recipient of The Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award.

At Holland & Knight, he chaired the firm’s public and charitable service department, which coordinates pro bono and community initiatives that assist people of limited means and organizations that help them. 

Schulz is affiliated with professional organizations that include as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, International Society of Barristers, American Board of Trial Advocates and American Bar Foundation.

He was a member of The Florida Bar Civil Rules and Evidence Code committees and a past chair of the 4th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

He also was a cabinet member of United Way of Northeast Florida, general counsel of PACE Center for Girls in Jacksonville, a director of Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, a director of the Jacksonville Urban League, a member of the City Ethics Commission, a member of the Juvenile Justice Comprehensive Strategy Board and a member of the Gator Bowl Association.

Schulz received his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law following service as a U.S Navy lieutenant during the Vietnam War.

Kevin Hyde
Kevin Hyde

Kevin Hyde reappointed to UNF board

Gov. Ron DeSantis reappointed attorney Kevin Hyde, managing partner at Foley and Lardner LLP’s Jacksonville office, to the University of North Florida board of trustees.

Hyde previously was the city’s chief administrative officer, on the Jacksonville City Council and interim president of Florida State College at Jacksonville.

Currently chair of the UNF board of trustees, Hyde received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and his J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the state Senate.



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