Lake Mary, Florida
Erik F. Szabo is a board certified construction attorney recognized by The Florida Bar as an expert and specialist in Construction Law. Board certification by The Florida Bar recognizes an attorney's special knowledge, skills and proficiency in the area of law in which they have become certified, and professionalism and ethics in practice. Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida. Only seven percent of eligible Florida Bar members are board certified. Mr. Szabo has also been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in construction litigation (2010, 2011 & 2012) and has been rated AV® Preeminent™*, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.
Mr. Szabo received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Florida in 1998. While at U.F., Mr. Szabo was a member of the Criminology and Law Honor Society. Mr. Szabo was also a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. He subsequently received his Juris Doctorate degree in 2002 from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was a Dean's List Scholar in the Fall of that year and a recipient of Academic Achievement Awards in Remedies and Advanced Legal Research. Mr. Szabo also served as Manuscript Editor of the Law Review and was a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Writing.
Mr. Szabo is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.