Potter Clement Bergholtz Alexander

Located in downtown Mount Dora, Florida, the law firm of Potter Clement Bergholtz Alexander is a full service law firm representing businesses and individuals in Florida.

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Firm Overview

We provide legal counsel in commercial and residential real estate, banking law, business transactions, corporate law, estate planning, probate, trust matters, family law, litigation and civil practice matters.

We pride ourselves in our strong work ethic and commitment to all our clients. Our dedication and extensive experience and knowledge allow us to extend beyond one time representations and establish life long relationships with our clients.

A distinguished and dedicated law firm:
At Potter Clement Bergholtz Alexander, we provide you with high-quality representation. Our attorneys use their more than 90 years of combined experience to resolve your case in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. We have gained a reputation for providing friendly and responsive representation to our clients, and we are committed to building and sustaining long term relationships with you.
Main Office

Main Office
308 East Fifth Avenue
Mount Dora  FL  32757-5661

Phone
  • (352) 383-4186
Fax
  • (352) 383-0013
Real Estate
Real Estate Closings
Our real estate department handles all types of commercial and residential real estate transactions. Our real estate attorneys have extensive experience in negotiating and preparing the precise documents required to effectively complete even the most complex real estate transactions.

Del G. Potter

Partner

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Trusts, estates and probate
-Commercial & Residential Real property transactions
Commerical litigation
-Mediation/Certified Mediator
-Commercial litigation
-Banking

Admitted:
-Florida, 1972
-U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1973

Education:
-Florida State University, J.D., 1971
-Florida State University, B.S., 1969

Associations & memberships:
-Lake County Bar Association (President, 1977-1978)
-Orange County Bar
-The Florida Bar
-American Bar Association

Biographical details:
Certified Civil Mediator
Education
  • Florida State University
    Juris Doctorate , 1971

G. Edward Clement

Partner

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Financial institutions
-Banking law
-Institutional lending
-Commercial transactions
-Real estate
-Trusts and estates
-Wills
-Probate

Admitted:
Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1986

Education:
-Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 1985
-Florida State University, B.S., 1981
-Stetson University, M.B.A., 1982

Associations & memberships:
-Lake County Bar Association (President, 1997-1998; Chairperson, Bench-Bar Committee, 1998-1999) and American Bar Association
-The Florida Bar (5th Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Chairperson, 1998-1999; Member, Sections on: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Business Law)
-American Bar Association

Biographical details:
-Recipient of The Florida Bar Meritorious Public Service Award
-Chairman of the Board of: United Southern Bank, UniSouth, Inc., Wounded Warrior Outdoors, Inc., Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care
-Member of the Board of: Florida Hospital - Waterman Foundation
Education
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
    Juris Doctorate , 1985

Richard S. Bergholtz

Partner

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Construction and commercial litigation
-State and federal civil practice
-Mediation
-Real estate
-Mortgage foreclosure
-Corporate
-Business law and insurance law

Admitted:
-Georgia, 1984
-Florida, 1985
-U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1986
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1995

Education:
-Georgia State University, B.S., 1973-1977
-Mercer University, Walter F. George, School of Law, J.D., 1981-1984

Biographical details:
-Phi Delta Phi
-Member and Vice-President, 1983-1984, Moot Court Board
Education
  • Mercer University, Walter F. George, School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1981

Joseph N. Alexander

Partner

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Business litigation
-Civil litigation
-Commercial litigation
-Landlord-tenant
-Trust & Probate litigation
-Real Property
-Contracts
-Civil Practice Matters

Admitted:
Florida, 2003

Education:
-University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2001
-University of Florida, B.A., 1996

Associations & memberships:
-Lake County (Member, Board of Directors; Past President)
-The Florida Bar (Member, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Division; Landlord/Tenant Committee; 5th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee)

Biographical details:
-Florida Real Estate License Holder
-Vice Chair, The ARC Sunrise of Central Florida
-Past President, Education Foundation of Lake County
-Justice Teaching, Volunteer
-Instructor, Justice Teaching Institute, 2010
-Nominee, Appointment to Lake County Court, 2010
-Salvation Army, Advisory Board
Education
  • University of Houston Law Center
    Juris Doctorate , 2001

Archie O. Lowry

Of Counsel

He has earned a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Real estate transactions
-Litigation
-City, county and government law
-Wills and probate
-Real estate law

Admitted:
Florida, 1986

Education:
-Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1986
-Stetson University, B.A., 1973
-Rollins College, M.S. M., 1978

Associations & memberships:
-Lake County Bar Association
-Orange County Bar
-The Florida Bar


Biographical details:
-Recognized as Volunteer of the Year for 2012 by The Salvation Army for Lake And Sumter Counties
-Recognized as Lake County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for 2013 by The Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Education
  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
    Juris Doctorate , 1986
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