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Andrew Patrick Lannon

Andrew Patrick Lannon

Lannon Land Litigation Local Law, PLLC
  • Construction Law, Business Law
  • Florida, Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Florida, Southern District of Florida
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Visit www.floridalocallaw.com or call 407.215.7055 for a free consultation.

* Florida Super Lawyers: 2024, 2023, 2022 and 2021 (top 5% of lawyers practicing in Florida).
* Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2012 (top 1% of lawyers practicing in Florida).
* 1 of only 2 attorneys (out of over 100,000 licensed to practice law in the State of Florida) double board certified by the Florida Bar in:
(1) Business Litigation and
(2) City, County and Local Government Law, a recognized expert in these areas.
* AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
* 10.0 Superb rated by Avvo.
* Top Rated Appellate Lawyer - 2018 and 2017.
* Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation - 2013.

* Clerked at Florida Supreme Court for the Honorable Peggy Quince, the first African-American female justice in Florida and the first Justice to be jointly appointed by an outgoing Democratic Governor and an incoming Republican Governor.
* Worked at an Am Law 100 firm in its commercial litigation and appellate departments.
* Appointed City Attorney for one of the top 15 largest cities - out of all 412 cities - in Florida for 7 years.
* During legal career, worked in private practice and in all stages of government: federal, state and local.

* Florida Bar's Business Litigation Board Certification Committee (2018 - Present):
(1) Chair (2022-2023); and
(2) Vice Chair (2020-2022).

* Executive Council - Florida Bar's City, County & Local Government Law Section (2015-2018):
(1) Professionalism and Ethics Committee Chair - (2016-2018); and
(2) Secretary/Treasurer - (2017-2018).

* Life-long Republican and Member of The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.
* Devout Roman Catholic and 3rd Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus.
* Ardent advocate for the homeless.

Practice Areas
Construction Law
Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Business Law
Business Dissolution, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Area
  • Stormwater Litigation
Video Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Yes, pursuant to the Rule 4-1.5(f) of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly rates range: $400-$600. Retainer preferred but exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Middle District of Florida
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Northern District of Florida
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Southern District of Florida
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11th Circuit
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Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
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Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida
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Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder & Equity Partner
Lannon Land Litigation Local Law, PLLC
- Current
City Attorney
City of Palm Bay, Florida
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Deputy City Attorney II
City of Palm Bay, Florida
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Associate
Stump, Callahan, Dietrich & Spears, P.A.
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Associate
Holland & Knight LLP (Holland & Knight - Gallastegui y Lozano, S.C.)
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Staff Attorney to Justice Peggy A. Quince
Florida Supreme Court
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Education
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law
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College of the Holy Cross
B.A. (1996) | Classics
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2021-2023
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
2012-2018
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Client Champion - PLATINUM
Martindale-Hubbell
Florida Legal Elite
Florida Trend's
2012-2022
Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
Marquis Who's Who
Appellate Top Rated Lawyers
The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine
2017
Chair Service Award
Florida Bar's City, County & Local Government Law Section
Earl Rogers Award
Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court
Professional Associations
The Federalist Society
Member
Current
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Orange County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Seminole County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Florida Bar
Member
Current
Activities: Business Litigation Board Certification Committee; City, County & Local Government Law Section; Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee
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Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court
Member
Current
Activities: Platinum Level Inn of Court; Barrister, 2012-2016
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Florida State Bar  # 648140
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Local Regulation of Medical Marijuana in Florida
Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 91, No. 8
Risk[y] Business: Transitioning to a Stand-Alone Self-Insurance Program
Stetson Law Review
Legislating Local Liberties: Human Rights Ordinances Across Florida
Florida Bar's City, County and Local Government Law Section's The Agenda, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2
Let Him Die with Dignity or Hope for a Cure: The Consequences of Modern Medicine
The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy
Speaking Engagements
Appellate Practice (2201726N), St. Lucie Bar Association, Port St. Lucie, FL
A Local Government Practitioner's Guide to Understanding Ethics Laws and Navigating Your Clients through Stormy Seas
Ethics Training for Elected Officials in Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie Counties
Sunshine Law, Public Records & Ethics for Public Officers and Employees - 2018 (2603R)
Ethics Training for Public Employees of Opa-Locka per Executive Order of Governor Rick Scott
Ethics Training for Elected Officials in Volusia County
Ethics Training for Elected Officers in Volusia County
Local Government Lobbying Regulations - Look Who’s Talking, Florida Association of County Attorneys (FACA)
Brevard Business Professionals Law Panel
What Lies Beneath? Latent Defects in Pipe Construction: A 6-Year Story of Construction Litigation Told from the Trenches
Where There's Smoke ... Use of Non-Ad Valorem Assessments for Fire Service
Ethics for Elected Municipal Officers sponsored by the Florida League of Cities, Inc.
When It's Time to Move on . . . Negotiating Severance Agreement Packages for Public Employees
Transitioning to a Stand-Alone Self-Insurance Program
Preserving Attorney Fee Issues and Ethical Considerations Representing Local Governments and Local Government Officials
Certifications
Board Certified Specialist in Business Litigation
The Florida Bar
Board Certified Specialist City, County & Local Government Law
The Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Lannon, Land, Litigation and Local Law Website
Blog
Lannon, Land, Litigation and Local Law Blog
Contact & Map
Lannon Land Litigation Local Law, PLLC
P.O. Box 782295
Orlando, FL 32878
Telephone: (407) 215-7055
Monday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
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Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
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