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Henderson Franklin Welcomes Scott Atwood as Stockholder

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Scott Atwood has joined the firm as a Stockholder. From complex labor and employment counseling and litigation to general business matters, he has been representing the interests of entrepreneurs, public entities, and businesses of all sizes throughout the United States, including Florida and Georgia, for nearly 25 years. Atwood is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

As a member of the Executive Council of the Florida Bar’s Labor and Employment Section, Atwood is extremely active in helping formulate and implement legal policy on both the state and local level. He previously served on the Florida Bar’s Board of Governors, including it’s Executive Council and Disciplinary Committee.

Atwood devotes countless hours to the community and currently serves as President of the Lee County Bar Association Foundation and Vice-Chair of the Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center Board of Directors. He is also a member of the University of Florida Law Alumni Council and is an alumnus of Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class (2017). Atwood is past President of the Lee County Bar Association, a former member of the 20th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee, a former member of the Florida Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, and former member of the Florida Bar’s inaugural Diversity Committee. He also served on the Allocations Committee for Lee County United Way, on the Executive Committee of the Dartmouth Club of Georgia, and was a Barrister in the Calusa Inns of Court.

Atwood has been recognized for his extensive experience in labor and employment law by Florida Super Lawyers and Atlanta Super Lawyers. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College (with honors, 1990), his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law (1995), and his M.A. from the College of William & Mary (1991). He may be reached at  or by phone at 239-344-1287.

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