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Background

After graduation, Mr. Senn served two years as law clerk to United States District Judge William J. Castagna.

In 1990, his article The Prosecution of Religious Fraud was published in the Florida State University Law Review. In 2002, he co-authored The Statute of Limitations Under RICO: Rotella and Beyond, published by the National Legal Center for the Public Interest. In 2013, Mr. Senn’s article on Tying Arrangements was publicized in the Sage Encyclopedia of White Collar & Computer Crime. His article: Strunk and White, and Legal Writing, was featured in the May 2014 issue of For the Defense magazine. Most recently, the Florida State University Law Review published Mr. Senn’s tribute to Sandy D’Alemberte, A Toast to Our Own Giant of the Law.

Honors and Awards

In 2019, Mr. Senn was honored by the Lakeland Bar Association with the Jerry DeVane Award for extraordinary scholarship, professionalism and collegiality in the practice of law. He also received the President’s Award for excellence from the Florida Bar Foundation. In 2020, Mr. Senn was selected by the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar for the John R. Hamilton Pro Bono Award. Other awards and recognitions include Best Lawyers in America, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award, and the John H. Anderson Pro Bono Service Award.

Education

Mr. Senn received a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in 1986. He was awarded a fellowship to attend the Florida State University College of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor degree, graduating with high honors in 1989.
During his time in law school, Mr. Senn served as editor and article selection committee chair for the Florida State University Law Review, and was a recipient of the Justice and Mrs. Joseph A. Boyd, Jr. Achievement Award.

Admissions & Associations

Mr. Senn was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1990. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida; and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits.

Mr. Senn currently serves on the Advisory Committee on Local Rules for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors, the Polk Academies Executive Advisory Board, and the Tenth Circuit Pro Bono Committee. He is a graduate of Leadership Lakeland (Class XXXI) and Leadership Polk (XII). He is a past president of the board of directors for Florida Rural Legal Services and the Florida Equal Justice Center.