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Daniel M. Copeland

Daniel M. Copeland

Jacksonville, Florida

Daniel M. Copeland, Esquire


  • 1966 1971 - High School - The Bolles School, Jacksonville, Florida, graduated June, 1971.
  • 1971 1975 -- Bachelor of Science, Accounting Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida; graduated April, 1975.
  • Juris Doctorate - Florida Coastal School of Law, graduated May, 2002

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit 

Other Professional Licenses:

  • Florida Certified Residential Contractor, License No. CRC036722 (Inactive since 1992). 
  • Florida Licensed Mortgage Broker, License No. 417464 (Active).
  • Appointed Attorney/Agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, September, 2004 to Current.

Employment History:

  • 1975 1984: Treasurer, Ploof Truck Lines, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 1984 - 1992: Owner, D. M. Copeland & Sons Construction, Inc., developed over 2,000 single family residential lots and built over 1,400 single family residential houses.
  • 1992 1994: President, Ploof Truck Lines, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 1994 - 1999: Chairman of the Board, Ploof Truck Lines, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 2000 2002: Full time law student.
  • 2002 2003: Chief Operating Officer, Paragon Title of Northeast Florida, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 2003 Present: Daniel M. Copeland, Attorney at Law, P.A., Jacksonville, Florida.

     Practice Consists of the following: Real Estate Transactions, Trusts, Probate, Quiet Title, Construction Law/Litigation, Contract Law/Litigation, and Closing Agent for Arvida (St. Joe Construction, LLC) from September, 2004 through April, 2006 when client made decision to move all their closings in house.

Experience in the following areas of real estate lending:

  • Non-institutional lenders funding hard money loans for acquisition and rehabilitation of depressed properties;
  • Traditional institutional residential real estate transactions involving purchases or refinancing;
  • Construction/perm loans;
  • Acquisition and development loans for developers/contractors;
  • Revolving construction lines of credit;
  • Commercial transactions;
  • REMIC transactions (Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit loans)
  • Foreclosure actions

All areas of litigation involving real property, such as construction disputes, construction liens, quiet title actions, adverse possession, partition of real property.











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9310 Old Kings Road South,
Suite 1501
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Phone: 904-482-0616
Fax: 904-482-0618
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