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Fleet, Smith & Freeman

H. Bart Fleet Esq.

Location: Shalimar, Florida
Phone: 850-651-4006
Fax: 850-651-5006
Email: Email Me

H. Bart Fleet is a shareholder and founding member of Fleet, Smith & Freeman He received his B.A. degree from the University of West Florida in 1982, and received his law degree from Florida State University College of Law in 1986. Bart then went to the University of Florida College of Law where he received his LL.M. in tax in 1987.

Bart is a Certified Circuit Court Mediator and a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator. He is a member of the Florida Bar Association, Okaloosa Bar Association, Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association, Bay County Bar Association, Ft. Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Destin Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator’s Society. In addition to practicing law, Bart is an adjunct professor at North West Florida State College, teaching their Wills, Trusts and Probate course.

Bart and his wife, Tisha, have two children and two grandchildren and enjoy cooking, music, boating, fishing, and baseball.

Bart has been involved in the music industry for over forty years and is a member of The Moos Bros. and Side Project, local bands in Okaloosa County.

Bart practices in the areas of mediation/arbitration, estate planning, probate, business and tax and can be reached at

Areas of Practice

Corporate, Partnership & Business Law
Estate Planning Law
Tax Law
Business Succession Planning

Bar Admissions

Florida, 1986
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. Tax Court, 1987


University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
L.L.M. – 1987
Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
J.D. – 1986
University of West Florida
B.A. – 1983

Professional Associations and Memberships

Okaloosa-Walton Bar Association, Member
Okaloosa-Walton Bar Association, Treasurer, 1988 – 1990
The Florida Bar, Member
Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, Member
Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Member
Escambia – Santa Rosa Bar Association, Member
Walton Bar Association, Member
Destin Chamber of Commerce, Member

Pro Bono Activities

Kiwanis Club of Ft. Walton Beach, Member

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