Melbourne Local Government & Municipal Lawyer
Communities in Melbourne, Brevard County, and all of Central Florida are undergoing enormous expansion that benefits the entire region. US News & World Report consistently ranks the area among the best places to live in the US, and the Space Coast has seen rapid development in various industries. At the same time, such growth puts great stress on municipal entities and local government units and the individuals that support them.
Our Melbourne local government & municipal lawyers at de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP are here to serve those that serve Melbourne and the surrounding communities. We have decades of experience advising cities, counties and constitutional officers, and representing them in official proceedings. Our lawyers currently act as City Attorneys, litigators for elected officials, and special legal counties for two counties and a school district. We are well prepared to take on legal challenges and provide legal guidance on a wide range of local government and municipal issues, including:
Land Use: Melbourne and the surrounding cities are alive with personality. A city’s unique characteristics come from land use and development regulations, which are entrusted to officials. With the right legal guidance, you can strike the right balance among regulation, economics, and other factors that impact the community.
Code and Ordinances: Our attorneys have experience with reviewing ordinances and resolutions, so we can offer advice on the legalities on language and the necessary requirements. Compliance with constitutional, statutory, and case law is critical.
Employment: Government is like any other employer with respect to such matters as discrimination, harassment, wage and hour requirements, and other laws. Dispute can expose governmental bodies to litigation and sanctions, so it is essential to consult with municipal attorneys before problems arise. In the event of conflicts, you need solid legal support to assist with navigating pitfalls.
Litigation: Municipalities face claims regarding a wide range of disputes, including land use, contracts, ordinance challenges, employment, and many more. Our lawyers handle litigation issues that can interfere with your focus on serving the community.
Prosecution: When it is necessary to enforce municipal regulations in court or at an administrative hearing, you can trust our attorneys to take control over prosecution issues. We strive to achieve your objectives through the most efficient, effective strategies.
We Represent All Types of Local Government Entities
There are numerous government bodies in Melbourne throughout Brevard County. Our team has experience counseling:
- Elected officials;
- Individuals occupying appointed positions;
- City councils;
- School boards;
- Planning and zoning boards;
- Code enforcement officials;
- Community development authorities; and,
- Many other individuals and entities, both public and private.
Consult with a Melbourne Lawyer on Local Government and Municipal Law
Representing government entities and officials is a unique area of law, and our Melbourne government and municipal lawyers have the experience necessary to assist with these challenges. If you have questions or want to know more about your role as an official or government body, please call 321-421-5529 to reach the Melbourne offices of de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP. We can set up a consultation to discuss your concerns and explain your legal options.