Jarett dePaula is a trial lawyer who helps businesses and individuals recover money damages in civil disputes involving business and commercial matters, including breach of contract, fraud, commercial landlord/tenant, civil theft/conversion, and wrongful termination of employment. Jarett has negotiated, drafted, and litigated employment contracts, non-compete agreements, commercial leases, construction contracts, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, and many others. He also handles civil appeals.
Jarett received his Master of Business Administration from Stetson University and his Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law, where he served as a Stetson Ambassador and was awarded the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award for his extensive community service. He received his degree in business administration from the University of Florida in 2004, where he was an Honors Student and recipient of a full tuition merit scholarship. At UF he served as Chief Justice of the Student Traffic Court, was as one of only two undergraduate students nationwide to be selected to serve on the national ethics committee for Sigma Chi Fraternity, and was one of 96 undergraduates nationwide to be selected to attend Sigma Chi Horizons leadership development program in Utah.
Since moving to Daytona Beach in 2008, Jarett has continued his commitment to serving his community. He is a member of the Volusia County Bar Association, a former general counsel of the Daytona Beach Young Professionals Group, a member and former membership chairman of the Daytona Beach Quarterback Club, a graduate of Leadership Daytona, and a youth soccer coach for over a decade. In his spare time, Jarett enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and reading.
Florida, April 2008
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, January 2011
Board of Directors – Daytona Beach Young Professionals Group, 2012
Graduate of Leadership Daytona Class XXXI, Daytona Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, 2011
Daytona Beach Quarterback Club, 2010-present
Youth Soccer Coach – Ormond Beach Soccer Club, 2009-present
William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award, 2007
Volusia County Bar Association
American Bar Association