Robert B. Worman

Robert B. Worman

Attorney, Partner
General Counsel, National Association of Credit Management of Florida, Inc.
Location:
Winter Park, Florida
Phone:
407-843-5353
888-279-3811 (Toll Free)
Fax:
407-841-9516
Email:

Robert B. Worman is an attorney and Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator. Mr. Worman limits his practice to the representation of businesses and individuals employed in all aspects of the construction industry throughout Florida. Mr. Worman's clients include banks, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, materialmen, building material manufacturers and manufacturer's representatives, architects and engineers. His litigation case work takes him to courts throughout the State of Florida. As a legal advisor, Mr. Worman has assisted clients in projects across the United States. Mr. Worman's practical experience comes through his many years of working in his family's building material/lumber business located in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Mr. Worman graduated with honors in 1969 from the University of Florida's College of Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. In 1973, he graduated from the University of Florida Law School with his Juris Doctorate.

After working in the Tax Department of Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, CPA's in their Atlanta, Georgia office, in 1974, Mr. Worman became associated with Linton Waterhouse, a well-known construction litigation attorney located in Orlando, Florida, and became a shareholder in the Law Firm of Waterhouse and Worman, P.A., followed by Roth, Weiss & Worman, P.A. In 1981 Mr. Worman went into practice by himself as The Law Offices of Robert B. Worman, where he was joined by Scott S. Sheffler, upon Mr. Sheffler's graduation from law school. In 2006, the firm of Worman & Sheffler, P.A. was created. Mr. Worman limits his practice primarily in the area of construction, real estate and business law. During this time period Mr. Worman has been and continues to act as General Counsel to the National Association of Credit Management of Florida, Inc., working closely with its Construction Lien Notice to Owner/Contractor Department as its legal advisor on all lien and bond law and legislative matters, and Legal Counsel to its Board of Directors. Mr. Worman also serves as a legal advisor to the Improved Construction Practices Committee ("ICPC"). a committee made up of major construction industry companies in Florida dedicated to monitoring and promoting sound and fair legislation and administrative rules governing Florida's construction and credit industry.

Mr. Worman is a member of The Florida Bar and has served for many years as a member of The Florida Bar's Construction Law Committee. In addition, Mr. Worman is a member of American Bar Association, and the American Bar Association's Forum on Construction Law. 

Mr. Worman is a past member of the State of Florida's Construction Industry Licensing Board having been appointed by Governor Martinez in 1989.

Over the years Mr. Worman has also been actively involved in the construction law legislative process, and has assisted in the drafting of major construction lien and bond law legislation. He is also a well-known lecturer throughout the State of Florida on Florida's Construction Lien and Bond Laws. He has been a contributing author on Florida's Construction Lien Law and Bond Claim Statutes published as part of The Credit Manager's Survival Kit.

Mr. Worman resides in Longwood, Florida, with his wife, Marjorie. They have two grown sons. Mr. Worman has been active in many community and civic organizations, presently volunteers as a member/trustee for various non-profit corporations.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Real Property Law and Litigation
  • Secured Transactions

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Circuit Mediator, Florida Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1973
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S.B.A. - 1969
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

  • The Credit Manger's Survival Kit, (Contributing Author)

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Florida's Construction Lien Law and Bond Laws
  • Lecturer, Lorman Education Services, Construction Lien Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • State of Florida's Construction Industry Licensing Board, Vice Chairman for Legislative Affairs Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member, Forum on Construction Law
  • Orange County Legal Aid Society, Guardian Ad Litem
  • The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc.

Past Employment Positions

  • Linton Waterhouse, Associate
  • Law Firm Of Waterhouse and Worman, P.A., Shareholder
  • Roth, Weiss & Worman, P.A., Shareholder