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Mr. Aldred is currently a full-time teacher at Wharton High School in Tampa and is the lead faculty for law-related education. His courses challenge high school students to “think like lawyers” and expose them to many important areas of the law including constitutional law, criminal law and procedure, family law, and consumer protection law. He is the sponsor for Wharton Law, the student-run extracurricular club and serves as director for the high school mock trial team. Prior to joining the faculty at Wharton, Mr. Aldred worked an independent legal and real estate consultant in the telecommunications industry. His clients included Verizon, Nextel, Sprint, and American Tower Corp. He also served as an Assistant Public Defender for the 18th Judicial Circuit in Sanford, FL. Mr. Aldred received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law.