George W. Bush, Jr. is Board Certified in Business Litigation by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. He has been Rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
Mr. Bush has extensive involvement representing individuals and all kinds of businesses and corporations. Out of the approximately 100,000 members of The Florida Bar, less than 250 are Board Certified in the area of Business Litigation. Mr. Bush considers himself privileged to be called an "expert" or "specialist" in Business Litigation by The Florida Bar and its members.
In addition to his commitment to the law, he enjoys his family and spending time doing whatever his kids want him to do.
Cornell Law School Juris Doctorate with Concentration in Business Law and Regulation; President, Law Students Association 1991
Georgetown University Bachelors Foreign Service, Edmond A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Dean's List 1986
Trier Universitaet Federal Republic of Germany 1984
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Inc (Mentoring), Vice Chair/Chairman Elect, 2013-2014, Board of Governors 2011-2014
Florida Oceanographic Society (to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education and research) Annual Gala "Swashbuckler Ball" Co-Chair 2008-2009
Center for Constitutional Values (expanding knowledge of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution) Board Member (2013-Present)
Kravis Center (Palm Beach County Performing Arts Center), Young Friends of the Kravis Center; Chairman of the Executive Committee (1995-1998); Executive Committee Member (1991-2001); Member (1991-Present); Corporate Partners Program (1999-2003)
Martin County Sheriff's Human Diversity Scholarship Committee, Member (2013-2014)
Center for Children in Crisis (Five County-wide, non-profit, helping abused children and their families); Treasurer (1993-1994) and Executive Committee Member (1993-1994), Board Member (1991-2000)
AV Preeminent “AV Preeminent,” the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards, Martindale-Hubbell.
Professionalism Award, Martin County Bar Association 2015
Group Professionalism Award to Martin County Bar Association 2013, The Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism.
Meritorious Public Service 2012, The Florida Bar
Excellence in the Promotion of Board Certification Firm Award in 2007, Firm Nominee in 2008, The Florida Bar
Special Commendation for Pro Bono Work 2004, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, The Florida Supreme Court. The Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar, Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association.
Time, Treasure & Talent Award 2011-2012, "Thank you" for Chairing "The Big Taste" (2012), Outstanding Business Award (2014) (Firm Award), Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Inc.
The Community Hospice Heart 2010 (Firm Award), Treasure Coast Hospice
Departmental Award Development 1994-1995, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
The Florida Bar 1991-Present
19th Circuit Professionalism Panel Chairman of the Executive Board 2013-2016; Executive Board member 2016-Present
Federal Court Practice Committee Appointed 2011; reappointed for the term 2014-2016, Outreach/Education Subcommittee; Sponsor 2014 Judicial Roundtable
19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee Appointed 2011; reappointed for the term 2014-2016; reappointed for the term 2016-2019; Chairman 2013-2014; Vice Chair 2012-2013
19th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "A" Member Appointed for the 3 year term 4-1-09 - 3-31-12; Chair 9-11 through 3-12
Standing Committee on Professionalism 2007-2010
Martin County Bar Association 2003-Present
Immediate Past President and Executive Committee Member 2014-2015
President and Executive Committee Member 2013-2014
Vice President and Executive Committee Member 2012-2013
Treasurer and Executive Committee Member 2011-2012
Secretary and Executive Committee Member 2010-2011