Luke VanFleteren

Attorney at Law

Mr. Luke VanFleteren, a graduate from the University of Alabama School of Law, joined Wade, Palmer & Shoemaker as an Associate focusing on general defense litigation. Before joining our firm, Mr. VanFleteren served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable R. David Proctor of the Northern District of Alabama. Through his clerkship, Mr. VanFleteren gained experience and familiarity with federal practice and the workings of U.S. District Courts.

Distinctions, Appointments, and Bar Activities

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association


  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (2016)
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
  • Best Paper Awards: Contracts I, Criminal Procedure: Post-Conviction Proceedings, Special Problems in Evidence, Capital Litigation
  • Campbell Moot Court Board member
  • Lipscomb University, B.A. (2012)
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Presidential Scholarship Recipient
  • Stone Campbell Journal Promising Scholar Award Winner


  • Florida 2017
  • Alabama 2016
  • U.S. Northern Dist. Court, Florida