An experienced attorney in the areas of bankruptcy, business restructuring and turnarounds, and mortgage modification mediation, Mr. McConnell has been in practice since 2000. He has a broad background in consumer and corporate bankruptcy, representing both debtors and creditors in all Chapters. Mr. McConnell also has vast experience serving as attorney for the Chapter 7 Trustees. This combined experience has provided him the opportunity to represent businesses in financial peril, but intervene prior to needing to file bankruptcy and accomplish successful turnarounds. Mr. McConnell is also a Certified Circuit Mediator and has been appointed as Mediator on over 100 Mortgage Modification Mediations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Bankruptcy
    Chapter 7Chapter 13Chapter 12Chapter 11
  • Debtors, Creditors, Creditor Committees, and Trustees
  • Business Incorporation
  • Business Restructuring
  • Mortgage Modification Mediation


  • United States District Court, Middle District of FL
  • United States District Court, Northern District of FL
  • United States District Court, Southern District of FL
  • State of FL (all courts)


  • Supreme Court of FL Certified Circuit Mediator
  • Middle District of FL Bankruptcy Court Certified Mortgage Mediator

Work Experience

McConnell Law Group, P.A.
Owner/ Attorney • January 2015-Present

Friedline & McConnell, P.A.
Member/ Attorney • April 2004-December 2014

Pinkston & Pinkston, P.A.
Associate Attorney • April 2002-March 2004

Bray & Singletary, P.A.
Associate Attorney • September 2001-April 2002

CIT Technology Financing Services, Inc.
Bankruptcy Manager • April 2000- September 2001

Key Competencies and Skills

Mr. McConnell has built a reputation among his peers and the judiciary as problem solver, having been called upon on multiple occasions to step into difficult situations to facilitate a resolution. Mr. McConnell also has experience guiding corporations through internal reorganizations to promote profitability and sustainability.

Academic Qualifications

Florida State University
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
August 1991- April 1995

University of South Carolina School of Law
Juris Doctor
August 1996 – May 1999