Curriculum Vitae - Linda D. Schoonover



Juris Doctor

May 1985

Stetson College of Law

St. Petersburg Florida.

Honors and Achievements: Stetson Law Review


Bachelor of Science

Broadcasting/ Political Science


Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida

Honors- Dean’s List


Associate of Arts

University of Florida


Gainesville, Florida


Employment History/ Entrepreneurial and Legal Experience


Author of An Illusion of Normal, a memoir

Owner of North Central Florida Mediation Services, LLC

Director of Rocky Road Publishing LLC


Administrator for Ladies Loving Family Law, a free professional Facebook group for women practicing in family, juvenile, or dependency law

Professional Coach



Sanford, Florida

Elected circuit judge in the 18th judicial circuit; served on the Domestic and Circuit Civil, Dependency and Juvenile Benches



Linda D. Schoonover, P.A. d/b/a Schoonover Law Firm

Altamonte Springs, Florida and Lake Mary, Florida

Sole practitioner and Law firm owner.

Practiced in areas of Employment law, Domestic Relations, Trademark and Appellate law

Certifications:  Board Certified Marital and Family Lawyer – 1994-2009

Supreme Court Certified Mediator- 1991- 2016



Gray, Harris and Robinson PA Law Firm

Orlando, Florida

Associate in areas of health care, securities, employment, and local government



The Institute of Internal Auditors

Altamonte Springs, Florida


Wrote news and feature articles, editor/copy editor for books, periodicals and marketing materials



Alabama Real Estate Commission-

Montgomery, Alabama

Public Information Specialist


Community Involvement:

Sharing Center; Board of Directors, 2009

Leadership Seminole- Speaker

Central Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce- Board of Directors 2008

Red Cross of Central Florida- Disaster Relief Coordinator for Seminole county

Lake Mary Toastmasters- President-2012

Seminole County Cultural Arts Council-Director 2008-2010

Seminole County Bar Association Director 2008

Seminole County Legal Aid Director - 2008



Writing, Photography, Public Speaking, Sailing.