Robert Lee Kauffman practices at the Seagrove Beach office of Dunlap & Shipman.  Since graduating from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and becoming a member of the Florida Bar in 2009, he has dedicated his career to serving the legal needs of this area.  A majority of Robert’s practice involves the representation of community association clients, with an additional focus on real property litigation, commercial litigation and appellate practice.  He is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator.


Mr. Kauffman is actively involved in the local community, including volunteer service on HOA boards of directors, membership in the Point Washington United Methodist Church, and past service as Vice President of the Walton Bar.  He lives in Santa Rosa Beach with his wife Louisa and their children Jack and Emerson.


Robert is licensed to practice in all Florida State Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. Robert is also a member of the Alabama State Bar and is authorized to practice law in the State of Alabama.


  • Condominium and Community Association Law

  • Real Estate Litigation

  • Civil Litigation

  • Appellate Practice

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Contracts and Corporate Practice

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator 



  • Florida Bar

  • Alabama State Bar

  • United States Court for the Northern District of Florida


  • University of Florida, Finance (B.S.B.A. 2005)

  • University of Florida, Political Science (B.A. 2005)

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude 2009)

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