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2020 Florida Super Lawyers Recognizes Eleven HGS Attorneys

Hopping Green & Sams is pleased to announce that Joseph Brown, Vinette Godelia, Gary Hunter, Gary Perko, David Powell and Kent Safriet have been selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers also recognized the following HGS attorneys as Florida “Rising Stars” for 2020: Mohammad Jazil, Sarah Sandy, Erin Tilton, Robert Volpe and […]

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Administrative & Regulatory
HGS recognized in Chambers USA 2020

Chambers USA 2020 recognized Hopping Green & Sams for outstanding Florida practice groups in the areas of Environmental law (Band 1) and Real Estate: Zoning and Land Use – North & Central Florida (Band 2). Five HGS attorneys were also selected as notable practitioners within these practice groups: Gary Hunter, Mohammad Jazil, Eric Olsen, Gary […]

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Special Taxing Districts
Clay County BCC approves creation of Sandridge CDD

HGS attorney Lauren Gentry, featured in Clay Today Online story regarding the Clay County Board of County Commissioners’ approval of the new Sandridge Community Development District. BCC approves creation of Sandridge Community Development District

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Administrative & Regulatory
Florida Trend’s 2020 FL Legal Elite Recognizes HGS Attorneys

Hopping Green & Sams is pleased to announce that Mohammad Jazil and Gary Perko have been selected in the 2020 Florida Legal Elite roster by Florida Trend magazine. David Powell is also included in the Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite presents the state’s top attorneys recommended by their peers. […]

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Environmental
Attorney Vinette Godelia Elected to American College of Environmental Lawyers

HGS is proud to announce that shareholder Vinette Godelia has been elected as a 2020 fellow of The American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL). Fellows are selected based upon their substantial contributions and their high standards in the practice area of environmental law. In the ACOEL press release ACOEL President, Andrea Field, said “The twenty-eight […]

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Administrative & Regulatory
Gary Hunter Reappointed to Judicial Nominating Commission

Hopping Green & Sams shareholder Gary Hunter has been reappointed by Governor Desantis to the First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission. More information about the Governor’s recent Judicial Nominating Commission appointments can be found on the Florida Bar website.

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Administrative & Regulatory
Successful Tallahassee Bar Association Fundraiser

Hopping, Green, and Sams attorneys, Erin Tilton, Amanda Nichols, Michelle Rigoni, Lauren Gentry, Sarah Warren, Emma Gregory, Felicia Kitzmiller and Alyssa Willson and staff, Shelley Long, Jackson Hansen and Aubrey Kutz, showed off their culinary skills at the Tallahassee Bar Association’s recent 2020 Chili Cookoff. HGS sponsors the Cookoff annually and is proud to have […]

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Land Use & Real Estate Development
Gary Hunter Authors Response on Northeast Gateway Project

In a recent Tallahassee Democrat “Your Turn” opinion column, Hopping Green & Sams attorney Gary Hunter addresses criticism of a City effort to pursue regional planning on a 4600 acre parcel and provides a reminder of the 30 year planning history behind the soon to be developed NE Gateway road network. A copy of the […]

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Land Use & Real Estate Development
David Powell will be a speaker at 2020 FSU Law Real Estate Conference

HGS attorney David Powell will be a speaker at the upcoming 2020 FSU Law Real Estate Conference, May 15th, 2020 in West Palm Beach. This one day conference will feature experts in the area of transit-oriented development. For more details visit:https://law.fsu.edu/event/fsu-law-real-estate-conference

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Environmental
HGS celebrates Mosaic’s win before 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

HGS celebrates client Mosaic prevailing last week in a challenge brought by various environmental groups. On November 4, the Federal 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to issue a Section 404 Clean Water Act permit that enables Mosaic to continue mining operations in Hardee County. The Court rejected […]

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