A. Van Catterton, Jr.
Van Catterton was born in Melbourne, Florida, and is a lifelong resident. He has practiced law in Brevard County since 1985. He opened his own law office in Melbourne in 1993, and practices in the areas of real estate law, condominium and homeowner association law, business law and civil trial work. He is board certified by the Florida Bar in Condominium and Planned Development Law.
Van received his undergraduate degree with honors from Rollins College in 1982 and his law degree with honors from the Florida State University College of Law in 1985. While in law school, he was a member and an Articles and Notes Editor of the FSU Law Review.
He has served as an instructor for the American Institute of Banking, as an adjunct instructor for Rollins College in American literature, and has worked with the Florida Association of Realtors and Florida Bar Association Joint Subcommittee for Revision of the FAR/BAR Contract for Sale and Purchase. He is a member of the Brevard County Bar Association as well as the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar Association. He has been involved in various community interests over the years, including organizations for the prevention of child abuse, the Brevard County school mentor program and the Florida Bar’s Justice Teaching program. He has served as a speaker and panel member on real estate issues, community association law and business law matters before local Boards of Realtors, the Space Coast Condominiums Association and numerous other groups in east central Florida.
He and his wife, Jody, have been married since 1975. He enjoys reading, golf and skiing. He claims that he was once able to play the trumpet, but when pressed will admit that these days he is unable to even hit C in the staff.