de la Parte & Gilbert Sponsors John Flynn at Boys State

de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A. was proud to sponsor John Flynn, a senior at Berkeley Preparatory School, at the Florida American Legion Boys State program which was held June 18-24, 2017 at Florida State University.

Boys State is a comprehensive one week leadership action program in state and local government. Attendees are well qualified, male high school juniors from all over the state of Florida. The program is designed to develop a working knowledge of the structure and political process of Florida’s government. Operated by students elected to various offices, the program includes legislative sessions, court proceedings, law-enforcement presentations, assemblies, and recreational programs.

de la Parte & Gilbert shareholder David Caldevilla, himself a 1979 graduate of Florida Boys State, will present our firm’s annual award to John at a ceremony that will take place in September. David is pleased to play a part in supporting the program that was so influential to him as a young man. David is a Board Certified Appellate Attorney who generally focuses his practice on appellate, civil litigation, administrative, environmental, and government cases. He can be reached at