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F.A (Alex) Ford, Jr.

F.A (Alex) Ford, Jr.

Contact Information

  • Approved attorney for Attorneys Title Insurance Fund
  • Member, Past President, Sergeant-at-Arms, and Director, DeLand Rotary Club
  • Co-Author, Chapter 6, Florida Eminent Domain Practice and Procedure Manual, Ninth Edition
  • Gubernatorial Appointee (1988-1997), East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, having served as Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary/Treasurer, and on its Finance, Bylaws, Project Review, Nominating, Comprehensive Regional Policy Plan and MPO Liaison Committees
  • Member, Volusia County Association for Responsible Development
  • Board of Directors, West Volusia Police Athletic League (former President & Vice President)
  • Faculty member, C.L.E. International Eminent Domain Conference sponsored by the Association of Eminent Domain Professionals (2006)
  • Former director, Volusia County Business Development Corporation
  • Former Co-Chairman, Land Development Code Advisory Committee for the City of DeLand
  • Former member: DeLand Economic Development Board; Board of Directors, DeLand Museum of Art; DeLand Airport Advisory Board; Volusia County Charter Review Commission; Volusia County Beach Advisory Board; Board member, City of DeLand Firemens’ Pension Fund; National Board of Advisors, Stetson University School of Business Administration
  • Coached in several youth athletic leagues, and as volunteer assistant coach, DeLand High School freshman basketball team
  • Active member, Trinity United Methodist Church, DeLand; served or serving as Building Committee (Chairman), Assistant Lay Leader, Pastor-Parish Relations Committee (Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary); Board of Trustees (Secretary and Chairman)
  • Former member, DeLand District Board of Missions and Church Extension/Building and Location, for the DeLand District of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church
  • Commissioned Officer, Florida Army National Guard and USAR, Individual Ready Reserve
  • Lifelong resident of DeLand, Florida

Practice Areas

  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Commercial Transactions and Litigation
  • Real Property Transactions and Litigation
  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • Zoning and Land Use


  • Stetson University (B.B.A., 1980; J.D., with honors, 1983)
  • Dana Scholar Recipient; Phi Delta Ph

Bar Admissions

  • 1983, Florida

Other Professional Affiliations

  • Volusia County Bar
  • The Florida Bar (Business Law; Environmental & Land Use Law; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections)
Over a Century of Service