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Lauren M. Gentry

Lauren provides counsel to special taxing districts on matters relating to contracts, real property, public procurement, open meetings, construction, and financing.
Her prior experience includes working as a federal judicial clerk in the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, painting, and spending time with friends and family.
Education
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude (Order of the Coif; FSU Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor; Journal of Transnational Law and Policy, Staff Member)
  • Durham University, M.A., International Cultural Heritage Management, with Distinction (Intern, Historic England Planning Department and Legal Team)
  • Auburn University, B.A., Psychology, Summa Cum Laude (Phi Beta Kappa)
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Florida
Community Involvement
  • Volunteer work with local museums and cultural institutions
Legal Experience
Represents special districts in matters relating to contracting, real property, public procurement, ethics, finance, and construction.
Former judicial clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Patricia D. Barksdale (2015-2017).
Former intern to Historic England’s Planning Department and Legal Team (2018). In this role, Lauren worked with Historic England staff to create a database of planning board appeal decisions involving historic properties and advise local governments, property owners, and developers on planning and permitting requirements.
In the News
Aug 17, 2020
Clay County BCC approves creation of Sandridge CDD
Lauren Gentry mentioned
Aug 14, 2020
Successful Tallahassee Bar Association Fundraiser
Lauren Gentry mentioned
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