Aaron Thalwitzer


 Business Law  Litigation
 Insurance  Real Estate
 Ad Valorem Taxation
 Construction  Employment
 Mergers & Acquisitions

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Aaron Thalwitzer Experience


Aaron B. Thalwitzer is a Partner at Gordon & Thalwitzer. Aaron has litigated dozens of jury trials, hundreds of evidentiary hearings, and cases throughout the State of Florida. Aaron represents a diverse range of businesses, public bodies, and individuals in both litigation and transactional matters, including contractors, hospital systems, governmental agencies, and manufacturers in Florida’s state and Federal courts, and agencies including DBPR, DOH, DFS, as well as counties, municipalities, and districts. Aaron practices in the areas of litigation, insurance, construction, real estate (including ad valorem taxation), business, employment, and contracts.

Aaron serves on the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Association of Central Florida and the West Melbourne Business Association, and is a Justice Teacher at the Jewish Community School in Melbourne, Florida. Several of his scholarly articles have been published, and he was honored by the Florida Supreme Court for his essay, “Professionalism: Rekindling Greatness.” When not working, Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife, son, daughter, and three dogs (two Havaneses and a Shih tzu).

Bar and Court Admissions:

Florida, District of Columbia, U.S. District Court of Florida (Northern, Middle, Southern), U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


University of Florida (B.A., History, 2002), Barry University (J.D., 2007)


Gordon & Thalwitzer, Cocoa Beach, FL

  • Shareholder – 2017 to present

Widerman Malek, PL, Melbourne, FL

  • Partner – 2010 to 2017

Office of the Public Defender, Twentieth Circuit, Fort Myers, FL

  • Assistant Public Defender, Felony Division – 2007 to 2010


LEAD Brevard – 4 Under 40 Winner, 2015
Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2016 and 2017
LEAD Brevard – 4 Under 40 Finalist, 2014
Winner – 2007 Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism Student Essay Contest

Professional and Charitable Activities

Value Adjustment Board Legal Counsel – Brevard, Lake, Orange, and Volusia Counties
Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, Board of Directors, 2010 – Present
Keiser University, Legal Advisory Board Member, 2010 – 2017
West Melbourne Business Association, Board of Directors, 2011 – Present
Brevard County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Board of Directors, 2012 – 2017
Spacecoast Barry Alumni Chapter, Secretary, 2011 – 2012
Vassar B. Carlton Inns of Court, Barrister
Leadership Brevard – Class of 2013
Florida Bar Justice Teaching, Volunteer, 2010 – Present
Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, Ex Oficio Director, 2016-2017
Babcock Street Community Redevelopment Agency, Director, 2014 – 2018


  • Should Courts Be Free To Order Child Support For Post-Secondary Education Expenses?, ABA Family Law Litigation; Vo 6, No. 1, Spring 2007
  • Professionalism: Rekindling Greatness, Florida Bar News; 34, Fla. B.N. 22; The Professional; Fall 2008
  • Arrest & Probable Cause Determinations, Public Defender Training Manual; 3rd Ed., 2010
  • How to Evict a Nonpaying Tenant, FLORIDA TODAY [Melbourne] 15 May 2015.
  • Fluctuating Workweek Can Benefit Employee, Employer, FLORIDA TODAY [Melbourne] 3 October 2015.
  • Cited by Indiana Int’l & Comparative Law Review, 25 Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 571 (2015).
  • Cited byStreaming Movies Online: The E! True Hollywood Story, 4 UPRBLJ 201 (2014).
  • Cited by Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Annual Review, 28 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 777 (2013).
  • Non-Competes: An Ounce of Prevention, SPACE COAST LIVING [Melbourne] August 2019.
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