Panama City
221 McKenzie Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
Panama City Beach
16215 Panama City Beach Parkway
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Edward A. Hutchison, Shareholder

Ward Hutchison is a Shareholder in the firm whose practice focuses on the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Corporations, Banking, Real Property and Real Estate Law. Mr. Hutchison is a BV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and has practiced in Bay County for over twenty-five years.

Mr. Hutchison has always been extremely involved in his community and charitable activities. He has served as past president of the Florida State University, Panama City Campus Development Board, and as a board member of the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board, Panama City Community Redevelopment Agency, Bay County Public Library Association; Florida State University Panama City Campus Advisory Board; the Crisis Pregnancy Center, Bay County Christian Counseling Center, Florida Panhandle Pediatric Foundation, and the Panama City Country Club. He is a former member of the Board of Country Club Harbor Community Association, and he participates in the alumni activities of Stetson University and Florida State University.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admission
Florida, 1986

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court

  • Northern District of Florida

11th Circuit Court of Appeals
District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

J.D., Stetson University, 1986
B.S., Florida State University, 1983

Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
Bay County Bar Association
St. Andrews Bay American Inn of Court

BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Burke Blue Hutchinson Walters & Smith, P.A. is located in Panama City, Panama City Beach and Sandestin, FL and serves clients in and around Panama City, Panama City Beach, Bay Point, Lynn Haven, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Rosemary Beach, Grayton Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Destin, Sandestin, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bay County, Okaloosa County, Walton County, Santa Rosa County, Escambia County, Gulf County, Franklin County, Washington County.

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Burke Blue Hutchinson Walters & Smith, P.A.
221 McKenzie Avenue
Panama City, FL, 32401 USA