Hugo de Beaubien is a founding partner of our firm.  He was born in Birmingham, Michigan, and raised in Ormond Beach, Florida. After receiving an undergraduate degree from Florida State University in 1970, he was awarded his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University in 1973.  At Stetson, Hugo served as exchequer of Phi Delta Phi and as president of the senior class.

Hugo has been active in the Orange County Bar Association through his service as Chairman of the Criminal Law Section and Legal Forums Committee.  He also served as Director of the Citizen Dispute Settlement Program, and as a mediator.  He has lectured throughout the state in continuing legal education programs and served as both Secretary and board member for the Central Florida Defense Attorneys Association.  He was the National Chairman of the Florida State Alumni Association and past president of the Orlando Touchdown Club. He was named one of the Outstanding Young Men of America in 1984 and was honored in Who’s Who in American Law in 1996.

Hugo is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Bar Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Central Florida Defense Attorneys Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Florida State Alumni Association, Member
  • Orlando Touchdown Club, President
  • Florida Citrus Sports Association, Director
  • Florida Citrus Sports Association, College Football Bowl Scout
  • Kiwanis Club of South Orlando Legion of Honor Award
  • Workforce Advantage Academy, Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Princeton House Charter School, Chairman of Board of Director
  • Florida State University National Alumni Association, National President & Former Chairman of the Board
  • Seminole Boosters, Inc., Former Director
  • College Park United Methodist Church, Former Chairman of the Board
  • First Methodist Church of Orlando, Usher
  • Who’s Who in America, Member
  • Who’s Who in American Law, Member
  • Florida Citrus Sports in Orlando
    • Bowl Scout
    • Parade Marshal

Speaking Engagements

  • Frequently lectures at Florida Bar Association seminars
  • Stetson Law School seminar class President and graduation speaker
  • Featured lecturer for American Bar Association in Cherry Hills, New Jersey on Citizen Dispute Settlement

Education

Stetson University, College of Law

  • Juris Doctor – 1973

Florida State University, College of Business

  • Bachelor of Science in Business – 1970

Awards & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

  • Kiwanis Club of South Orlando Legion of Honor Award

Committed to our clients for more than 40 years.