Geoffrey B. Dobson


Born Lynbrook, New York, October 16, 1938; admitted to bar, 1964, Florida; 1965, Georgia, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 1970, U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1973, U.S. Court of Appeals Eight Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1984, U.S. Tax Court.

Education
Florida Southern College (A.B., 1961); University of Florida ( J.D., 1967, replaced LL.B. conferred, 1963). Phi Gamma Mu; Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi: Phi Alpha Delta.

Author
"Attorney Fees Payable by Local Condemning Authorites in Florida," Stetson Law Review, Spring 1993; " Payment of Attorney Fees in Eminent Domain and Enviromental Litigation," Legal Research Digest, September, 1990; "Constitional and Statutory Requirements of Bonds," Financing Growth in Florida, The Florida Journal, December, 1976; "Attorneys' Fees in Eminent Domain,", Florida Bar Journal, December, 1976; " Payment of Attorney's Fees in Eminent Domain and Enviromental Litigation, " Volume III, Transportation Research Board, Selected Studies in Highway Law, 936-N59.

Attorney
City of Cedar Key, Florida, 1965-1969; City of Chiefland, Florida, 1967-1969; City of Inverness, Florida, 1965-1969; Town of Inglis, Florida, 1968-1969; City of St. Augustine, Florida 1978-1996; City of St. Augustine Beach, 1996-Present.

General Counsel
Florida Department of Transportation, 1971-1976.

Member
St. Johns County Bar Assocation ( President 1981-1982); The Florida Bar ( Member: Eminent Domain Committee, 1970-1973 and 1979-1982; Admiralty Committee, 1978-1982; City, County, and Local Goverment Law Section, 1990;Environmental and Land Use Section; National Association of Bond Lawyers.

Practice Areas
Municipal Law; Commercial; Construction Litigation; Labor law; Enviromental Law.


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