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Shawn G. Rader



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Shawn Rader focuses his practice on real estate litigation, commercial litigation, commercial leases and senior housing, and is a member of the firm’s practice groups that deal with these topics.

A frequent author and speaker, Shawn is a charter member of the American Bar Association Title Insurance Litigation Committee, serving as its first Vice-chairman in 1993, and as its second Chairman the following year. He is a member of the Florida Land Title Association, where he is a charter member of the Title Claims Roundtable.

He has had four articles published in the Florida Bar Journal, and was the co-author of the Title Insurance Law Article in the ABA Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Vol 31, No. 2 (Winter 1996).  Shawn served as Chairman of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee for Orange County and also served as President of the Orange County Bar Association Legal Aid Society.  He was Chairman of the City of Orlando Civil Service Board, served as Chairman of the City of Orlando Chapter 57 Board, and Vice Chairman of the 2012 Orange County Charter Review Commission.  Shawn is also a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.

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  • Legal Aid Society for Orange County, past President
  • City of Orlando Chapter 57 Board, former Chairman
  • WMFE Community Advisory Board, past Board Member
  • Orlando Civil Service Board, former Chairman
  • Orlando Jaycees, former Vice-President
  • Orlando Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Board
  • Leadership Winter Park Alumni Association Advisory Board, past President
  • Orange County Charter Review Commission, past Vice-Chairman


  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2006-2022
  • "Florida Legal Elite" 2011-2015 Florida Trend Magazine
  • "Florida's Top Lawyers" Florida Monthly Magazine
  • "Top Lawyers in Litigation" by Litigation 2007 - a supplement to The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers 2010-2020
  • "Top Lawyers" The Corporate Counsel for 2009 and 2010

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  • American Bar Association
  • Title Insurance Litigation Committee, past Chairman
  • The Florida Bar
  • New York State Bar Association


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