The Florida Bar, Admitted 1989, (FBN 816401)

Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator (27548R)

Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator

Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney


U.S. District Courts

Southern District of Florida

Middle District of Florida (including Bankruptcy Division)


Florida State Certified General Contractor (CGC034021)

Florida Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (SL705858)



Juris Doctor, July 1989

University of Florida College of Law

Honors:  Deans List


Bachelor of Building Construction, (High Honors)

University of Florida College of Architecture.

Honors: Deans List, Assoc. Gen’l Contractors’ Assoc. Scholarship



Gordon & Doner, P.A.

Personal injury and insurance disputes, contract 


GEICO

​Defense of personal injury, uninsured motorist, property damage and personal injury protection (PIP) lawsuits.


Hicks, Motto & Ehrlich, P.A.

Personal injury and insurance disputes, commercial and contract litigation, landlord tenant and collection matters.


Allstate Insurance Company, Staff Counsel Office

Defense of personal injury, uninsured motorist, property damage and personal injury protection (PIP) lawsuits.


Peter S. Van Keuren, Attorney at Law

General litigation practice involving commercial, contract, criminal litigation, preparation of legal documents, corporate formation and transactions, real estate, contracts and wills.


David L. Gorman, P.A.

General litigation practice involving commercial, contract, and criminal litigation, preparation of legal documents, corporate formation and transactions, real estate, contracts and wills, appeals.


Alachua County Public Defender’s Office

Legal Intern while attending law school.  Tried two jury misdemeanor cases as a student intern.


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Van Keuren Construction, Inc.

Vice President in small general construction firm specializing in commercial construction and residential remodeling.


Troy Construction, Inc.

Principal in small drywall/framing subcontractor.


GSP and Associates, Inc.

Project Manager for general contracting firm involved in the construction consulting primarily to lenders and owners with responsibility contract administration, project inspection, permit and construction document compliance, technical reporting to the clients for building construction and land development projects valued to $40 million.


Merrill, Stewart and Wilson, Inc.

Project Manager for construction consultant advising lenders and owners/developers with responsibility for comprehensive cost estimating of all components, building trades and land development operations, periodic project site inspections to review and document progress, quality and compliance with documents, review and approval of contractors pay requisitions, subcontracts and permits for projects valued from $2 - 30 million. 


Coopersmith v. Perrine, 91 So.3d 246 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012)

Jennings v. Montenegro, 792 So.2d 1258 (Fla. 4th DCA 2001)

Lindahl v. Laralen Corp., 661 So.2d 412 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995)

Gorman v. Kelly, 658 So.2d 1049 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995)

Blue Reef Holding Corp., Inc. v. Coyne, 645 So.2d 1053 (Fla. 4th DCA 1994)

Ocean Trail Unit Owners Ass'n, Inc. v. Mead, 650 So.2d 4 (Fla.1994)

de Mendoza v. Saastopankkien et al.,643 So.2d 659 (Fla. 4th DCA 1994)

Hannett v. Bryan, 640 So.2d 203 (Fla. 4th DCA 1994)

J & L Enterprises v. Jones, 614 So.2d 1151 (Fla. 4th DCA 1993)

Barile v. Dudley, 614 So.2d 1154 (Fla. 4th DCA 1993)

Rodgers Const., Inc. v. Jetstar, 611 So.2d 613 (Fla. 4th DCA 1993)

Meyerowich v. Carrere General Contractors, 611 So.2d 41 (Fla. 4th DCA 1992)


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Non-Legal Experience

Legal Practice

EDUCATION

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

PETER S. VAN KEUREN

Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator                                             3309 Northlake Boulevard

Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator                                                                    Suite 207 

Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney                                             Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33403 

Florida Certified General Contractor                                                          (561) 799-5070 (Voice)

                                                                                                             (561) 799-5763 (Facsimile)

                                                                                                            E-mail: FlaAtty@aol.com                                                              

Peter S. Van Keuren, J.D.

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Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator and qualified arbitrator