Thomas D. Oates

Thomas D. Oates

Thomas D. Oates

Primary Fields of Practice: 

  • Litigation, Business Transactions, Real Estate, Estate Planning & Probate.
  • Florida Supreme Court, April 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2005


  •  Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctorate, December 2003


  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Warrington College of Business Administration (Information Science), 2001


  • Broward County Bar Association
    • President-Elect, 2016-2017
    • Treasurer, 2015-2016
    • Secretary, 2014-2015
    • Director, 2010 – 2014
    • Board Chair, Lawyer Referral Service (Former)
    • Technology Committee Chair (Former)
    • Board Liason, Intellectual Property Section
  • Attorney’s Real Estate Council of Broward County (Since 2014)
  • Florida Bar, LOMAS Advisory Board (2010-2012)
  • North Broward Bar Association (President 13′-14′; President 09′-10′; Secretary/Treasurer 05′-06′)
  • Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund (Member since 2003)
  • North Broward Young Professional Kiwanis (President 06′)
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (Member)

Community Service:

  • Volunteer Judge, Broward County Teen Court, Youthful Offender Diversion Program (2008-Present)
  • Speaker: Roger Staley Memorial Real Property Seminar, Eviction Roundup and Legislative Updates (2014 and 2015)

Family and Freetime:

Thomas, a third generation Floridian, is married with two sons. He and his family live in Lighthouse Point. Together they enjoy spending time outdoors, fishing, boating and playing at the beach. Thomas is an avid reader of Florida history.