Daniel E. Oates

Primary Fields of Practice:

  • Business, Construction, Real Estate and Probate Litigation; Mortgage and Construction Lien Foreclosure; Usury Law; Estate Planning and Probate

Admitted to Practice:

  • State of Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1979 (including trial bar)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1982

Law School:

  • University of Florida (Juris Doctor, 1976)


  • Florida State University (Bachelor of Science, 1974)


  • Phi Delta Phi;
  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, 1988- ;
  • Chairman, City of Lighthouse Point Planning and Zoning Board, 1989-1993;
  • Mayor, City of Lighthouse Point, 2001-2003 ;
  • Commissioner, City of Lighthouse Point, 1993-2001


  • North Broward Bar Association (Past President)
  • The Florida Bar (Chairman, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee 17 B, 2000)