Bruce A. McDonald

Bruce A. McDonald (Pensacola, Florida)

Bruce A. McDonald

Attorney in Pensacola, FL

Bruce A. McDonald has practiced law for 30 years and is still looking for new ways to deliver legal services more economically and efficiently. A founding partner of McDonald Fleming Moorhead, Bruce began marketing probate assistance throughout all of Florida ten years ago at Statewide Probate (link). He has also added estate planning to his statewide practice through Florida Statewide Wills (link to http://www.planningisloving.com)).

Bruce is AV® Preeminent ™ rated by Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest distinction given by his peers. Bruce has practiced in a wide variety of legal areas and has previously been certified by The Florida Bar in mediation and business litigation. He was an early proponent of the use of computers and the internet in the legal profession. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Florida and his J.D. degree from Florida State University College of Law.

Bruce is committed to meeting the estate planning and probate needs of Floridians in all 67 counties, and strives to adhere to the philosophy of McDonald Fleming Moorhead.

Key Accomplishments

- Community Service Award by the Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association (2008)

Professional Associations

- The Florida Bar

- Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association (Director, 2003-2005)

Community Associations

- Bruce is active in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Ronald McDonald House, and has chaired a number of local blood drives.

8507765834
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.8 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Probate

Peer Reviews (13)

Peer Reviews (13)
AV Rated
4.8/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Estate Administration, Probate Litigation, Probate Administration, Civil Practice, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Business Law, Estate Litigation and Construction Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.8/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.7/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.8/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.7/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.9/5
Peer Reviews (13)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/28/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Bruce McDonald is an excellent attorney and is well respected in the local bar.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 12/26/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 12/26/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/26/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/23/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 10/23/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/23/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/15/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/15/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr. McDonald is an attorney of the highest caliber and an asset to our community.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/15/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Bruce is an excellent attorney with a well deserved reputation for integrity and honesty
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/09/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 11/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/27/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1978, Florida and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1984, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Law School Attended
Florida State University
Class of 1978
J.D.
with honors
University Attended
College of the Holy Cross

University of Florida
Class of 1972
B.S.J.
with honors

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
McDonald Fleming Moorhead, LLP
127 S. Palafox Place, Ste. 500, Second Floor,
Pensacola, FL 32502-5813
U.S.A.
Mobile
8503467926
Phone
8507765834
Office Information
Office Information
Bruce A. McDonald
Partner
McDonald Fleming Moorhead, LLP
127 S. Palafox Place, Ste. 500, Second Floor,
Pensacola, FL 32502-5813

Maintains an office in multiple locations
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McDonald Fleming Moorhead, LLP (Pensacola, Florida)