Recently I had the privilege of creating a new business portrait for Ken Lark, who is currently running for Circuit Judge. He was a lot of fun to work with and has a wealth of knowledge about the law and will be a great Circuit Judge. Check out his new business portrait below and read more information about Ken.
For the past 17 years, Ken has been an attorney working with a diverse background of experience. Prior to practicing law, he worked as a Paramedic/EMT, Registered Nurse and even a National Ski Patroller! He uses his training to give back to communities in the US and abroad. Ken is an active participant with a medical mission group, which travels to international locations to provide medical care to the poor.
Ken received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from St. Leo College located in Pasco County. He went on to get his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law. He graduated Magna cum laude from both schools after getting his Nursing Degree from The University of Vermont.
Throughout his career, Ken has focused on educating his peers and the public at large about complicated legal matters. He was on the forefront of the housing crisis and took action by organizing residential foreclosure forums. He has published several articles on matters of the law and given educational presentations on various topics including Guardians Ad Litem, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure, Legal Aspects of Nursing, Deposition 101, Probate, Domestic Violence, Trial Practice, Dispute Resolutions and many more.
Ken has lived and worked in Pinellas County since the early 1980’s. He currently works as a mediator in divorce, paternity, residential foreclosures, general civil and appellate matters. He maintains a general law practice with a focus on guardianship/probate litigation, medical malpractice, and health law. Ken has been a passionate advocate working to keep our family courts in our local communities for better access and to improve the juvenile detention center.
Ken is a hearing officer for the St. Petersburg Housing Authority where as a volunteer community lawyer; he hears appeals brought by Section 8 recipients when the housing authority seeks to terminate their benefits. He is a board member for the Community Law Program which provides free legal aid to our under-served community. For nearly 7 years, Ken has been involved in overseeing medical studies and is a board member of Bayfront Medical Center’s Institutional Review Board. Ken is a member of the Executive Committee of the St. Petersburg Bar Association. He is also vested in improving professionalism in our legal community as the Executive Director and President elect 2013-2014 of the Barney Masterson Inn of Court.
In his downtime, Ken enjoys spending time with his wife Lynette, reading and working on any number of home improvement projects in their Pinellas County home.