Law School: University of Florida Law School, J.D., 1987; Graduated with honors. Member of the University of Florida Law Review.
College: Tufts University, B.S. Phi Beta Kappa, graduated summa cum laude, 1984.
Court Admissions: Florida; 1987, U.S District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1998 U.S Court of Federal Claims; 1998 U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
Legal Organizations: Past President of Volusia Civil Trial Attorney’s Association, Past Officer and Director of the Volusia County Bar; The Florida Bar; Member of the Board of Director’s of the Florida Justice Association (FJA), Eagle Sponsor of the FJA; American Association of Justice.
Professional History: After graduating from University of Florida Law School in 1987, Mr. Sands practiced commercial litigation with the law firm of Akerman Senterfitt & Eidson in Orlando before joining the State’s Attorney’s office in Jacksonville FL in 1989. Thereafter, Mr. Sands returned to private practice in Central Florida in 1992, joining the law office of Larry Sands, P.A. which was later renamed to Sands White Sands. P.A. Presently, Mr. Sands serves as managing partner of the law firm. He has an AV rating, the highest rating, from the Martindale-Hubble National Legal Directory.
Practice: Automobile, Motorcycle and Trucking Collisions; Medical Negligence, Plaintiffs Personal Injury, Wrongful Death; Pharmaceutical Litigation; Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse; Whistleblower Qui Tam Actions.