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University of Florida, B.A. (1997)
University of Florida, M.P.A. (2000)
University of Florida, Graduate Certificate in Public Affairs (2000)
University of Florida, J.D. (2000)
– Journal of Law and Public Policy
– Senior Research Editor
– Executive Board Member

Areas of Practice:

Business Litigation (Florida Bar Board Certified Expert)
Class Action Litigation
Complex Litigation
Government Law (Florida Bar Board Certified Expert)

Bar Admissions:

Florida (2000)
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (2003)
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (2011)

Community Involvement and Professional Affiliations:

The Florida Bar (2000 to Present)
Lake County Bar Association (2000 to Present)
Town Attorney, Town of Lady Lake, Florida (2005 to Present)
City Attorney, City of Eustis, Florida (2008 to Present)
Judicial Nominating Commission, Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida (Appointed by Governor Rick Scott on October 21, 2011; Reappointed by Governor Rick Scott on January 25, 2016)
Judicial Nominating Commission, Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida – Chair (2013-2019)
Quasi-Judicial Hearing Officer, City of Orlando (2013 to Present)
Quasi-Judicial Land Use Hearing Officer, City of Tampa (2017 to Present)
Lake County Sheriff’s Office – General Counsel (2018 to Present)
Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter, Florida Inc. – Pro Bono Legal Advisor (2007 to 2017)
Lake Cares, Inc. – Board of Directors (2015 to 2017)
Eustis Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors (2003 to 2005)
Lake Eustis Arts Accord – President (2006-2009)
City of Eustis – Budget Committee (2004-2005)
Lake County Bar Association – Board of Directors (2006-2009)
Lake County Bar Association – Secretary (2006-2007)
Lake County Bar Association – Vice President (2007-2008)
Lake County Bar Association – President (2008-2009)
Lake Sumter State College – Former Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Law

Honors, Awards and Speaking Engagements:

Guest Speaker, Whistle While You Work? Protecting Whistle-blowers and Litigating Against Blowhards, The Florida Bar’s 40th Annual Local Government in Florida Seminar (May 2017)

Guest Panelist, Where There’s Smoke . . . Use of Non-Ad Valorem Assessments for Fire Services, The Florida Bar’s 39th Annual Local Government in Florida Seminar (May 2016)

The Florida Bar – Voluntary Service Award for “Selfless Contributions of Time and Talent” as Florida Bar Appointed Inventory Attorney (2009)

University of Florida – Certificate of Outstanding Achievement, Pro Bono (2000)

Board Certifications and Professional Designations:

Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law.
Board Certified in Business Litigation.

Board certified lawyers are legal experts dedicated to professional excellence. Mr. Schroth is one of only two lawyers in the State of Florida certified as an expert in both City, County and Local Government Law and Business Litigation.