Robert B. Worman is an attorney and Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator. The focus of his practice is the representation of businesses and individuals engaged in the construction industry throughout Florida. His clients include bankers, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, building material manufacturers and manufacturer’s representatives, architects, engineers, and others. His litigation work takes him to state and federal courts throughout the State of Florida. As a legal advisor, Mr. Worman has assisted clients in projects across the United States. Mr. Worman’s practical experience comes through his many years of working, when not in school, in his family’s building material/lumber business in Daytona Beach, Florida and acting as its legal counsel after graduating law school and being admitted to The Florida Bar in 1973.
Mr. Worman graduated with honors in 1969 from the University of Florida’s College of Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. In 1973, he graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law with his Juris Doctorate.
After working in the Tax Department in the Atlanta, Georgia Accounting firm of Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, in 1974, Mr. Worman became associated with Linton Waterhouse, a well-known construction litigation attorney in Orlando, Florida. He became a shareholder in the Law Firm of Waterhouse and Worman, P.A., followed by Roth, Weiss & Worman, P.A. In 1981 Mr. Worman went into solo practice as The Law Office of Robert B. Worman and was later joined by Scott S. Sheffler. In 2006, the firm of Worman & Sheffler, P.A., was founded.
Mr. Worman limits his practice to construction, real estate, and business law. As General Counsel to the National Association of Credit Management of Florida, Inc. (NACM South Atlantic), he works closely with its Notice to Owner/Notice to Contractor Department as its legal advisor on all lien and payment bond law related matters, as well as legislative matters affecting the construction industry in Florida. He also serves at its legal counsel to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Worman serves as one of the two legal advisors to the Improved Construction Practices Committee (“ICPC”). This committee represents material suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, and laborers in the Florida construction industry, dedicated to monitoring and promoting fair legislation and administrative rules governing Florida’s construction and credit industry.
Mr. Worman is a past member of the State of Florida’s Construction Industry Licensing Board, having been appointed by Governor Martinez in 1989.
Over the years, Mr. Worman has been actively involved in the construction law legislative process. He has assisted in the drafting of significant construction lien and bond law legislation. Mr. Worman is a well-known lecturer throughout the State of Florida on Florida’s Construction Lien and Bond Laws.
- Designated as a Florida Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation
- Awarded an “AV Preeminent” rating from the national legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell
- Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator
- The Florida Bar, 1973
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
- United States Supreme Court
Professional Associations and Memberships
- The Florida Bar
- Construction Law Committee of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar
- The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc.
- Past Member of the State of Florida’s Construction Industry Licensing Board, Vice Chairman for Legislative Affairs Committee
Robert B. Worman