Our Office

  • Lakeland Office


    2511 Orleans Avenue
    Lakeland, Florida 33803




Don't face the stress of serious financial problems on your own. Schedule a free initial consultation with our highly skilled attorneys to help you determine the best course of action. Mr. Guard has been practicing law for 48 years.

Phi Delta Phi. Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award, Estate Planning; Polk County Pro Bono Project Awards: Law Firm Award, 1991; Special Award, 1992, 1994 and 1995; Recognition Award, 1988-1990, 1993, 1996-1998, and 2002-2002; Exception Contribution Award, 2002-2005; Lifetime Achievement Award, 1999; Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Award, 1990 and 1992.

Admissions Details

  • 1973, Florida
  • 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Class of 1973, J.D.
  • Newberry College, Class of 1970, B.A., Political Science

Associations & Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 1980-1989
  • The Florida Bar, Economics and Management of Law Practice Section, 1980-1989
  • The Florida Bar, Professional Stress Committee, 1994-1995
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association