About

Elwood M. Obrig has provided legal services to Florida residents since 1966.  He has served clients throughout the Central Florida area from his offices in Clermont since 1999. His extensive legal experience and personal attention allow him to provide tailor-made solutions for his clients’ individual and business needs in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Careful planning can oftentimes prevent problems from becoming lawsuits. The goal of our practice is to intervene quickly and effectively to settle disputes and issues, if possible, without litigation. If your case does require litigation, Elwood M. Obrig has the experience to represent you in court as well as mediation, whichever your situation requires.

Career Highlights
ADMITTED

  • The Florida Bar
  • US District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • US Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

EDUCATION

  • University of Miami, School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1966
  • University of Richmond, VA, BA in English, Minor in Political Science, 1963
  • Graduate of Manlius Military School, NY, 1959

OTHERS

  • Elder Care Manager Certificate – Florida Atlantic University
  • Public Guardian Certificate
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Bar
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section – Florida Bar
  • Broward County Bar Association, 1970-2000
  • American Bar Association, 1972-2000
  • American Inns of Court, Lake, Sumter Chapter
  • PHI DELTA PHI Legal Fraternity, Life Member

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant State Attorney – Miami-Dade County, Florida, 1966-1968
  • Assistant City Attorney – City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1968-1971
  • Attorney for Planning and Zoning Board and Board of Adjustments
  • Municipal Judge – Village of Sea Ranch Lakes, Florida, 1971-1972
  • General Civil Trial Practice in Broward County, Florida, 1971-1999
  • General Civil Trial Practice in Lake County, Florida, 2000- present

MILITARY

  • United States Army Reserve, 1968-1974
  • 466 Military Intelligence Detachment,  Honorable discharge