Attorney

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ADAM D. ROARK

adam@adamroarklaw.com

(352) 226-8005

Adam Roark is a graduate of Davidson College and the Wake Forest University School of Law. In addition, he holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida, the number two ranked LL.M. program in the country.  In 2014, Adam was named one of the top Forty Under Forty business leaders in the Gainesville area by Business In The Heart of Florida Magazine.

Adam has devoted his career to helping clients better understand their estate planning and business planning options.  Accessibility and a willingness to take the time necessary to explain complex problems involving Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, contracts, and other aspects of estate planning and business law are foundation of Adam’s approach to lawyering.  Adam, along with a local financial planner, teaches the Santa Fe College Community Education class on Estate Planning and is a frequent lecturer and speaker across Alachua County.

Education 
University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2008, LL.M. in TaxationWake Forest University School of Law, 2007, J.D.
Honors: James A. Webster, Jr. Faculty Award; CALI Excellence for the Future Award; Carroll Wayland Weathers ScholarshipDavidson College, 2003, B.A., History
Honors: Honors in History, Kendrick K. Kelley Program in Historical Studies
Thesis: Whitewashing the Silver Screen: Censorship and Hollywood Films, 1939-1946

Work Experience 

Roark Law Firm, P.A., Owner, Gainesville, FL, September 2011 –

Ossi Law Firm, P.A., Attorney, Gainesville, FL, July 2008 – September 2011

Bar Admissions 
Florida, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Red Cross of North Central Florida, Board of Directors, 2008 – 2011

Running Tabs running group, Board of Directors, 2012 — present

Equality Florida, Gala Host Committee Member, 2013 – present

Hobbies

Adam enjoys running, cooking, and watching movies.  He is also an avid reader and have an interest in history.