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Apopkan enters race for House District 31 seat


Rightmyer to challenge Sullivan for House District 31 seat.

Apopka resident Robert Rightmyer has filed to run as a candidate with no party affiliation for Florida House of Representatives District 31.

District 31 includes Apopka (north of 441), the northern part of Northwest Orange Count, Mount Dora, Tavares, Eustis and Northeast Lake County.

Jennifer Sullivan is the District 31 incumbent.

According to his website, Rightmyer is the founder and owner of The Rightmyer Law Firm, P.A. He practices general civil litigation and business law.

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Prior to starting his own firm he was a partner at Cole, Scott & Kissane. Righmyer was also Senior Counsel Foley & Lardner. Rightmyer's practice and experience includes complex commercial litigation, contractual and other business disputes, non-compete and trade secret litigation, commercial landlord-tenant disputes and litigation, contract and corporate document preparation, and insurance-related litigation.

Rightmyer was born in Ohio, grew up in Louisiana, attended high school in Maryland, college in Illinois and law school in Florida.

He earned his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami, School of Law in 1999. While in law school, he was a member of the University of Miami Business Law Review. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1996) where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau social fraternity.

District 31 includes all of Orange County north of 441. Use this link to see the exact boundaries of Florida House District 31.



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