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

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.

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Areas of Law

  • Probate


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    in Wills and Probate, Bankruptcy and Business Law
    4.7 out of 5.0

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    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
    with honors

    University Attended

    College of the Holy Cross

    University of Florida
    Class of 1972
    with honors

    Birth Information

    Born in 1950
    Alexandria, Louisiana, September 6, 1950

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    Office Information
    Bruce A. McDonald
     25 West Government Street,
    Pensacola, FL 32502-5813

    Maintains an office in multiple locations

    McDonald, Fleming, Moorhead, Ferguson, Green & de Kozan, LLP (Pensacola, Florida)

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