palmtreeCharles H. Damsel, Jr.1803 S. AUSTRALIAN AVE. • WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, 33409

professional organizations

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association (President 1971)
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association (President 1976-1977)
  • Federal Bar Association (Charter President 1977)
  • The Florida Bar - Board of Legal Specialization & Education (1981-1993; Vice-Chairman 1990-91)
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel (Vice-President 1978-1979)
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Florida Academy of Certified Mediators
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators (Diplomate)
  • Mediate.com

Certification

  • The Florida Bar -
  • Certified Civil Trial Lawyer 1983 - present
  • Florida Supreme Court -
  • Certified Civil Mediator 1994 - present
  • Qualified Arbitrator 1996 - present
  • Florida Federal District Court -
  • Certified Mediator - Southern District 1995 - present
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy -
  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate 1985 - present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates-
  • Diplomat 1981 - present

Publications

  • Florida Bar Journal, October, 1977, "Summary Judgment, Obsolete or a Useful Tool?"
  • Florida Bar Journal, April, 1978, "Access to Justice Through Contingency Fees and Liability Insurance."
  • FIC Quarterly, Summer, 1978, "Effective Delivery of Defense, Counsel Services at a Price the Public Can Afford."
  • For the Defense, April, 1981, Vol. 23, No. 4, "Back-Office Automation."

Social, Honorary & Civic Organizations

  • Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Pi Epsilon Delta
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Florida Blue Key (President 1954)
  • University of Florida Hall of Fame
  • United Presbyterian Church (Ruling Elder, Deacon)
  • Free & Accepted Masons
  • Scottish Rite Bodies
  • Kiwanis of West Palm Beach