Clark H. Henderson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Shalimar, FL

Oberliesen & Henderson
 | 1182 N. Eglin Parkway, Shalimar, FL 32579
Phone: 850-863-0494
Fax: 888-429-7603
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Appellate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Clark H. Henderson is a partner with Oberliesen & Henderson law firm in Shalimar, Florida. A highly rated lawyer with more than eight years of legal experience, Mr. Henderson focuses his practice primarily on family law, and he provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout the greater Fort Walton Beach Metro and surrounding areas of Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

    In addition to handling all aspects of his clients' divorces, including military divorces, child custody and support issues, paternity, and more, Mr. Henderson also has extensive success in the court of appeals. Regardless of the issues his clients are facing or how complicated their needs, Mr. Henderson delivers highly personalized counsel and dedicated support throughout all legal proceedings to help increase his clients' chances of obtaining the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

    A native of Mississippi, Mr. Henderson earned his undergraduate degree from the University of South Alabama in 2007. He then attended Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2011. He holds his license to practice in Alabama and Florida, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

    Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Henderson is a member of the Okaloosa and Walton County Bar Associations and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He also supports his local community through his involvement with the Mid-Bay Bridge Rotary Club.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 20%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Appeals

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Clark Henderson

    Admitted: 2011, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.fortwaltonlaw.com/about

    Honors/Awards:

    • 10 Best - Florida American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
    • Honoree, Law Firm 500, 2016 - 2017
    • 10 Best American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
    • 10 Best Under 40 American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2015
    • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 American Society of Legal Advocates, 2018
    • 10 Best Under 40 American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017 - 2018
    • AVVO 10.0 Rating, 2018
    • Distinguished Lawyer Expert Network, 2018
    • Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
    • Top 40 Under 40 The National Advocates, 2017
    • 10 Best Client Satisfaction American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2015

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association
    • Okaloosa Walton County Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2011
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2013
    • Alabama, 2011
    • Florida, 2012
    • Okaloosa Bar Association, Member, 2018
    • Okaloosa-Walton Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mid-Bay Rotary Club, 2018
    • Mid-Bay Rotary Club (Board of Directors), 2014 - 2017

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Ronk v. Willis, Practice Area: Child support Date: Jun 23, 2017 Outcome: Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded. Description: Holding: The District Court of Appeal held that trial court should not have ordered child support retroactive to a date before the petition for modification was filed, 2017
    • Cavanaugh v. Wyckoff; 1D14-3480, Practice Area: Family Outcome: Affirmed Description: Child Custody, 2014
    • Henry v. State of Florida; 1D14-4619, Practice Area: Criminal defense Outcome: Per Curiam Affirmed Description: Drug Charges, 2014
    • Neville v. McKibben, Practice Area: Family Date:Oct 05, 2017 Outcome: Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with instructions Description: Holdings: The District Court of Appeal held that: 1 trial court's finding that mother's parenting choices were dangerous and contrary to normal medical care were not supported by substantial evidence; 2 trial court sufficiently addressed the best interests of the child; 3 trial court's change of minor child's legal surname was not supported by substantial evidence; and 4 trial court impermissibly failed to address mother's claim for reimbursement of daycare and medical expenses, 2017
    • Lowery v. Carney; 1D15-3357, Practice Area: Family Outcome: Per Curiam Opinion Affirmed & Provisional Award of Attorney Fees Description: Child Custody, 2015
    • Cavanaugh v. Wyckoff; 1D15-2030, Practice Area: Family Outcome: Per Curiam Affirmed Description: Emergency Issues Regarding Safety of Minor Child, 2015
    • Totten v. Totten, Practice Area: Divorce and separation Date: Jul 17, 2014 Outcome: Affirmed, 2014
    • Cavanaugh v. Wyckoff; 1D15-1646, Practice Area: Family Outcome: Per Curiam Opinion Description: Disqualification of Judge, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • Alabama University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, Bachelor of Science, 2007
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    Office Location for Clark H. Henderson

    1182 N. Eglin Parkway
    Shalimar, FL 32579

    Phone: 850-863-0494

    Fax: 888-429-7603

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    Last Updated: 12/30/2020

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