1.0 CLE Credit (applied for)
Title: Eminent Domain in 2016 – Brave New World or Déjà vu All Over Again:
Insights From the Area’s Leading Condemning Authority Lawyers
• Mediation tactics
• Valuation Issues
• Settlement Discussions
Rodney C. Wade, Esq. Office of General Counsel, Florida Department of Transportation. Mr. Wade represents the Florida Department of Transportation, District 7 and District 1 in eminent domain, inverse condemnation, real estate law and transactions, contracts and procurement matters.
Jack N. Gutman, Esq. Senior Assistant County Attorney, Pasco County Government. Mr. Gutman represents Pasco County in all litigation matters involving eminent domain including inverse condemnation. He handles complex condemnation matters involving roads and utilities from the design stages to jury trial.
Dean DiRose, Esq., Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Campbell McLean, Esq., GrayRobinson. Campbell is a civil litigator and trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in the areas of eminent domain and real property. Since 1998, Campbell has been handling eminent domain cases for both property owners and select condemning authorities across the State of Florida. In 2005 Campbell established new law by becoming the first attorney in the State of Florida to have the Save Our Homes Cap declared to be a compensable property right when an entire homesteaded property is condemned.
Andrew G. Diaz, Esq., Gaylord Merlin Ludovici & Diaz. Mr. Diaz represents a variety of business and property owners in eminent domain matters throughout Florida. He has handled cases involving every type of property including national big box retailers, shopping centers, gas station/convenience stores, fast food restaurants, office buildings, golf courses, subdivisions, single family residences, animal hospitals, industrial properties, hotels, mines, ranches and factories.