Prior to joining the firm of Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, Segundo J. Fernandez served as Assistant and Deputy General Counsel with the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation form 1977 to 1983. He holds a BS in Biology from the University of Miami, a JD from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, an LLM in Ocean and Costal Law from the University Of Miami, an MA in Art History from FSU and is a PhD candidate (ABD) in Art History at FSU. Segundo’s wife, Bobbie, has a MA in Art History from FSU. His eldest daughter, Catherine, earned a BA in Art History from FSU and a PhD in Art History from Emory University, and is employed at Princeton University. He has seven other children, including two other FSU alumni, Edward (BA, MS, Urban and Regional Planning) and Mary (BA, Art History). Segundo’s interests at FSU include the Visual and Performing Arts, Museum of Fine Arts and the Department of Art History. He enjoys traveling to worldwide destinations with his family.