Our Local Government & Municipal Law practice attorneys have decades of experience representing cities, counties and constitutional officers in one of the fastest growing regions of the United States. We currently provide complete City Attorney services for two of the most dynamic cities in Central Florida, litigation services for a constitutional officer, and special legal counsel for two counties and a school district. Additionally, several of our attorneys serve as appointed special magistrates /hearing officers for code enforcement and zoning matters.
Local government issues can be markedly different from one jurisdiction to another. Our vast experience qualifies us to practice in this constantly evolving area of the law. As local government attorneys, we practice extensively in the following areas:
- Elected and appointed board representation, including:
- City Councils
- School Boards
- Planning and Zoning Commissions
- Code Enforcement Boards
- Personnel Review Boards
- Community Development Districts
- Land use and zoning
- Employment law and human resources issues, such as:
- ADA and FMLA compliance
- Unemployment compensation claims
- Employee terminations
- Benefits and pension rights
- Collective bargaining matters
- Municipal transactions and contracts
- Public/Private partnerships
- Ordinance and code drafting
- Civil litigation, including:
- Discrimination claims
- Civil rights violations
DSK Law is uniquely situated to represent government entities in that its attorneys also have a wealth of experience in business law, which often involves municipal transactions and contracts, as well as compliance with local codes and regulations. Our business and local government and municipal law experience also establishes us as a law firm that has the experience to effectively and efficiently represent private clients in matters involving public entities. We have successfully used our knowledge and experience as to the workings of public entities to assist private individuals, property owners, vendors and contractors in matters involving governments.
We look forward to the opportunity to put our experience to work for you to assist you in this complicated legal area.