Tampa Local Government & Municipal Lawyer
As one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Tampa has a constant need for municipal litigation and dispute resolution. The Tampa local government & municipal lawyers at DSK Law have been representing cities, counties, and constitutional officers for decades, and have the experience necessary to deliver results. We currently offer city attorney services for two large cities in central Florida and litigation services for a constitutional officer, as well as special legal counsel for a school district and two counties. Within our law offices, we also have several attorneys who serve as appointed special magistrates and hearing officers for matters pertaining to code enforcement and zoning issues.
Choose an Attorney With Real History Here in Tampa
When choosing an attorney, you need to keep in mind that local governmental disputes and issues vary widely between jurisdictions, and your attorney needs to have experience working within the district wherein your issue lies. Due to our experience and history working here in Tampa, we are qualified to practice in all of 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 regarding local government employees, who are protected under the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC):
- Discrimination claims including age, race, sex, religion, national origin, pregnancy, disability, and marital status
- Civil rights violations
Uniquely Capable of Representing Government Entities
It takes a long time to develop the experience necessary to practice in this complex and ever changing area of law. We have put in the time and have served our clients extremely well in the past, but another area that makes us stand apart is our knowledge surrounding business law, which includes transactions, local codes and regulations compliance, employment disputes, real property issues, business contracts, and much more. We put our business law knowledge to use for our local government and municipal law clients. We believe that the best legal service can only be provided when both sides of the issue are fully understood. This gives us an advantage to see the argument from the opposition’s side, and best plan for and strategize about our next counter move before they build momentum.
We Also Represent Private Companies and Individuals in Local Government Affairs
Stable local government creates an ideal environment for business growth, expansion, and prosperity, according to Chron, while an unstable government accomplishes the opposite. Through our work with government agencies, employees, and volunteers, we have gained intimate knowledge and experience that can be used as an advantage for our private clients when public entities are involved. We assist private property owners, vendors, individuals, contractors, and business owners in all government matters, and work to ensure the best outcome for you.
Call Our Tampa Law Offices Today
Whether you are an elected official, public citizen, vendor, business owner, volunteer, or a city or municipal employee, the lawyers of de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal are ready to take on your case. We offer professional legal services for school districts, constitutional officers, city councils, and more, and we urge you to talk to a lawyer before making any other move at this time.