• St. Lawrence University (B.A., 1971)
  • DePaul University (J.D., 1974) (Law Review, National Moot Court Team)
  • George Washington University (LL.M., 1977)

Certifications and Memberships:

  • Admitted to the Bar
    • Illinois, 1974
    • Connecticut, 1975
    • Virginia and D.C., 1977
    • Florida, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, 1992
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
  • Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal Approved Mediator
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Certified Mediator

Military Service:

  • Captain, U.S. Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1974 - 1977

Lectures & Articles:

  • Notes "Illinois Campaign Disclosure" 23 DePaul Law Review 546 (1973)
  • "Constitutional Law - Mahan V. Howell, Forward or Backward for the One-Man-One Vote Rule," 22   DePaul Law Review 912 (1973)
  • "Determination of Employee Status-Right to Control v. Economic Reality - Is there a Difference," The Florida Bar Journal, January 1987, p.43
  • "Labor and Employment Law: 1994 Survey of Florida Law - A Confluence of Streams," 19 Nova L.Rev. 163 (Fall 1994)
  • "Personal Job Safety, "Employment Law Basics (DRI), 1997 at 110
  • Lecturer, Lorman Education Services, National Business Institute, and Sterling Education Services, Inc. - topics include Hiring and Discharge Issues, Personnel Policies, FLSA Issues (Time Off, Overtime), E - Discovery, Premises Liability, Federal Court Rules and Procedures, Admission of Expert Testimony, Workers Compensation (Relationship to the ADA and FMLA), Civil Discovery for Paralegals, Ethics ( Depositions, Courtrooms), Winning Trial Techniques

Mr. Hyland has been honored with the prestigious "AV rating" by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent national publication in the legal field. This rating is based upon evaluations by other lawyers and is the highest ranking attainable by an attorney for ability and ethics in the practice of law.

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