Paul Scheck, a Labor and Employment partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, was sworn into his role as Chair of the Executive Council of The Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section on June 23, 2023, during the Annual Florida Bar Convention in Boca Raton. He has served on the Executive Council since 2016.
Paul actively serves as a leader in community and legal organizations, including as a member of the Board of Directors for Grace Medical Home, Chair-Elect of the Samaritan Resource Center, a Past President of the Orange County Bar Association, as well as a Past Board Advisor to the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Formed in 1967, The Trial Lawyers Section is the oldest of the State’s bar sections. The Executive Council is the board that oversees the activities of the Trial Lawyers Section, which consists of over 5,800 trial lawyers throughout the State who share a common interest in trial advocacy before the courts. The organization conducts seminars for trial lawyers, including its annual Advanced Trial Advocacy Program, oversees various programs for judicial and civics education, including an annual two-day symposium for high school social studies and civic teachers, monitors legislative activity important to Florida’s trial lawyers, and publishes guidelines and handbooks related to the conduct of trial lawyers in the State.
About Paul J. Scheck
Paul Scheck is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group. A Martindale Hubbell AV® rated attorney, Paul has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America® in Labor and Employment Law. He has worked with employers and human resources professionals for more than 29 years, and has assisted them through many labor and employment challenges, from corporate policies to wage and hour matters, non-compete claims to discrimination and harassment cases, ADA Title II accessibility claims to unfair labor practice charges. With a sole focus on representing management, Paul is thoroughly familiar with the employment issues that arise in day-to-day operations. This strength allows him to anticipate potential problems and build strategies to help avoid disputes. He also represents clients in litigation, both in state and Federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies including the EEOC, FCHR and NLRB.