Prior to attending law school, Mr. Young spent over eight years working in the securities industry. During that time period, he was a Vice President at a global securities and money management firm located in Winter Park, Florida, holding licenses as a General Securities Registered Representative (Series 7), a Registered Investment Advisor Representative (Series 65), a Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination (Series 63) and Florida Insurance and Variable Annuity. Mr. Young joined the firm of Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter in September 2006 after spending several years practicing plaintiff-side securities litigation with Hooper & Weiss, LLC. He continues to focus his practice on assisting clients recoup investment losses do to brokerage firm negligence and fraud.
Mr. Young also serves as a County Court Mediator in the Orange County Florida Court System. 2007, the Supreme Court of Florida, the Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar and the Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association recognized Mr. Young for exceptional pro bono service in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Mr. Young has represented clients nationwide in over 400 individual FINRA arbitration claims recovering millions of dollars in investor losses.
Barry University School of Law, Orlando, Florida, 2004
Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business, Winter Park, Florida, 1992
Master of Business Administration
Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma - Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business
Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1982
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
American Bar Association; Orange County Bar Association; American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association; Association for Conflict Resolution; and Florida Supreme Court certified County Court Mediator; Florida Justice Association (formerly Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers).