Durant, Schoeppel, Decunto & Ratchford, P.A.

Durant, Schoeppel, Decunto & Ratchford, P.A.

Law Firm in Jacksonville, FL

Firm Overview

Durant, Schoeppel, Decunto & Ratchford, P.A. represents national and local clients in business and individual disputes. Our philosophy is to understand your goals for resolving your legal matters, then to facilitate efficient and cost-effective solutions.
Our practice is concentrated in civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels and alternative dispute resolution before state courts, federal courts and administrative agencies. We protect our clients' interests in a broad range of commercial, construction, employment, insurance coverage and other litigation matters.

Our attorneys have over fifty years of combined litigation experience. Our legal team develops solutions for complex and multi-party disputes as well as routine matters. Our size allows us to deliver our services with regular personal client contact and managed cost. We also assist clients in preventing conflict before it occurs.

Beyond our own legal community, we maintain productive relationships with lawyers in other states. This allows us to better assist our clients in matters outside of Florida. In addition, we often act as local counsel in Florida with attorneys from other areas. These law firms and their clients find our legal experience and active involvement with the local legal community invaluable in their litigation efforts.

The firm has developed an experienced team of able legal assistants and other critical staff members to better serve its clients. We also have technology systems in place that facilitate discovery, research, client communications and document retrieval. We welcome electronic communications with our clients.
Main Office
Main Office
6550 St. Augustine Road, Suite 105
Jacksonville  FL  32217
Phone
  • 904-652-2600
Fax
  • 904-652-2610
Websites
Business
Durant, Schoeppel, Decunto & Ratchford, P.A. will represent your Business legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Commercial Litigation
-Partnership Law
-Shareholder Disputes
-Construction Law
-Administrative Law
-Business Law
-Insurance Law
-Contracts.
-Commercial Real Estate
-ERISA Litigation
-Bid Protests
-Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
-Architects and Engineers Errors and Omissions
-Commercial Law
-Litigation

Steve Durant

Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Areas of Law:
-Complex Commercial Litigation
-Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
-Construction Litigation
-Employment Litigation
-Administrative Litigation
-Business Dissolutions
-Architects and Engineers Errors and Omissions
-Business Succession Planning
-Commercial Real Estate Litigation
-ERISA Litigation
-Executive Compensation
-Bid Protests
-Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1974, Florida

Law School Attended:
Yale University
Class of 1974
J.D.

University Attended:
Princeton University
Class of 1968
A.B.

Associations & Memberships:
Jacksonville and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • Yale University
    Juris Doctorate , 1974

Kevin A. Schoeppel

Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Previous Employment: Schoeppel, Elsea & Conklin; Kevin A. Schoeppel; Naughton & Schoeppel; Kevin A. Schoeppel.

Areas of Law:
-Commercial Litigation
-Insurance
-Civil Litigation
-Complex Litigation
-Defense Litigation
-Federal Litigation
-Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Contract Litigation
-Construction Law
-Trial Practice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1983, Oklahoma
-1988, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
-1993, Florida
-1997, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Tulsa
Class of 1983
J.D.

University Attended:
Sangamon State University
Class of 1980
B.A.

Military:
Capt., U.S. Army, 1971-1994

Associations & Memberships:
Jacksonville Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • University of Tulsa
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

C. Popham Decunto

Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Phi Alpha Theta; Order of the Coif. Author: "Women's Stud.," 12 S. Cal Rev. L. 301. Formerly with Public Defender Office. Member, Trial Lawyer 2006.

Areas of Law:
-Commercial Litigation
-Civil Practice
-Construction Law
-Contracts
-Litigation
-Civil Litigation
-Defense Litigation
-Federal Civil Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2003, Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Southern California
Class of 2003
J.D.

University Attended:
Wake Forest University
Class of 2000
B.A.
magna cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
Jacksonville Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • University of Southern California
    Juris Doctorate , 2003

R. Casey Ratchford

Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Formerly with Office of the Public Defender, Duval County.

Areas of Law:
-Commercial Litigation
-Construction Law
-Construction Arbitration
-Construction Claims
-Construction Defects
-Litigation
-Construction Liens
-Construction Litigation
-Construction Mediation
-Mechanics Liens
-Contracts

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2004, Florida

Law School Attended:
Washington & Lee University School of Law
Class of 2003
J.D.

University Attended:
University of North Florida
Class of 1999
B.A.

Associations & Memberships:
Jacksonville Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2003
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