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Established in Pensacola, Florida in 1988, McDonald Fleming Moorhead is a team of experienced attorneys who represent clients in business, real estate, construction, probate law, estate planning and related matters. With unrivaled experience and a respected reputation, our law firm serves clients in Pensacola, Destin and throughout Northwest Florida.
In the legal profession, few qualities are more important or more indicative of an attorney’s ability than experience and reputation. The attorney-client relationship is one of trust and confidence; and, without firm ground upon which to establish this foundation, you may be unnecessarily putting yourself at a disadvantage.
At the law firm of McDonald Fleming Moorhead, we put our experience to work for our clients. Serving business clients in real estate, corporate, contract and other matters, we also provide personalized, detail-oriented representation to individuals in estate planning and probate administration. We believe in always taking a client-first approach, and using efficient, litigation-tested strategies to meet our clients’ unique business and personal needs.Learn About Us
Our Areas of Representation
Our business lawyers represent companies of all sizes at all stages of the business lifecycle. From working with entrepreneurs and investors to establish new entities to implementing exit strategies when it is time to move on, we maintain close relationships with our business clients so that we can provide custom-tailored assistance in their times of need. In addition to business formations and dissolutions, we also regularly represent clients in collections matters and complex contract negotiations.Read More
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Law
In our real estate practice, we represent owners, investors, lenders, developers and other interested parties in all matters pertaining to residential and commercial properties. This includes both transactions and litigation, ranging from home closings to disputes involving multi-million-dollar developments. Our Northwest Florida real estate lawyers are available to assist with contract negotiations and risk management on an as-needed basis, and we regularly deal with title-related issues as well.Read More
Our firm is a recognized leader in construction law in Northwest Florida. We regularly represent owners, builders, developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, manufacturers, industry groups and other parties in transactions and disputes involving construction projects in Pensacola, Destin and other locations throughout the Florida Panhandle.Read More
In our estate planning and probate practice, we provide individualized legal representation to Northwest Florida residents in all matters pertaining to estate planning and administration. If you need to prepare or update your estate plan, we can counsel you on all of the various estate planning tools that are available and then prepare a personalized plan. If you are preparing to administer a loved one’s estate or need to make sure you protect your rights in probate, we can represent you during the estate administration process.Read More
Centuries of Legal Experience
Our attorneys average over 28 years of legal experience in their areas of practice. While other firms may have been around longer, few firms our size can claim the pedigree that we have to offer. In addition, each equity partner in our firm is AV-rated. This rating is, “a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.”
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McDonald Fleming Moorhead was established in 1988 and today we are celebrating 29 years!
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Stephen R. MoorheadPartner
Another of our firm’s founders, Board certified real estate attorney Stephen R. Moorhead focuses his practice in the areas of business and real estate law. Steve regularly represents clients in development projects, complex commercial real estate transactions and real estate litigation, and with 30 years of experience he is a recognized authority on the subject of real estate law in Northwest Florida.Read More
Edward P. FlemingPartner
Edward P. Fleming is one of our firm’s founding partners. With 30 years of experience, he focuses his practice in the areas of business litigation, government law and construction law, and his trial record includes representing President-elect George W. Bush during the ballot-counting litigation following the 2000 election.Read More
R. Todd HarrisPartner
R. Todd Harris is a partner with McDonald Fleming Moorhead, and has been with the firm since 2003. He served as the firm’s managing partner from 2010 to 2012.Read More
Belinda B. de KozanPartner
Belinda de Kozan has been a partner in the law firm of McDonald Fleming Moorhead since 2002. A Pensacola native, Belinda has practiced law in Pensacola since 1991. She earned her undergraduate and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Florida.Read More
Kathlyn M. WhitePartner
A partner at McDonald Fleming Moorhead, Katie focuses her practice on probate, guardianship, estate planning, and real estate law. She is admitted to practice law in Florida and Alabama.Read More
William A. BondPartner
William (“Bill”) A. Bond is a partner with McDonald Fleming Moorhead, and has been with the firm since 2005. He has been engaged in the private practice of law and has served as in-house counsel at Mary Kay Inc. in Dallas, Texas.Read More
Bruce A. McDonaldPartner
Bruce A. McDonald has practiced law for 35 years and is still looking for new ways to deliver legal services more economically and efficiently in the 21st century world of electronic filing and communication. A founding partner, Bruce began marketing probate assistance throughout all of Florida 15 years ago.Read More