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Bruce M. Harris - Winter Park, FL

222 S. Pennsylvania Ave.Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32789

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Updated: 08/08/2018

Winter Park Eminent Domain Lawyer

Overview

Bruce Harris practices law exclusively in the areas of property rights and eminent domain. He has handled hundreds of eminent domain cases on behalf of property owners and condemning authorities.

Bruce serves as an adjunct professor at both the University of Florida and Florida A & M University's College of Law. He teaches courses on eminent domain and land use. Bruce is a frequent speaker on the various issues concerning eminent domain...

Bruce Harris practices law exclusively in the areas of property rights and eminent domain. He has handled hundreds of eminent domain cases on behalf of property owners and condemning authorities.

Bruce serves as an adjunct professor at both the University of Florida and Florida A & M University's College of Law. He teaches courses on eminent domain and land use. Bruce is a frequent speaker on the various issues concerning eminent domain. Bruce has published numerous articles on eminent domain and has twice chaired the National Eminent Domain Conference. He has taught eminent domain continuing education courses in Atlanta, Raleigh, Chicago, Philadelphia, St. Louis and throughout Florida.

Born in Bartow, Florida, Bruce was raised in Orlando. He graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in history and received his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law.

Bruce is a past president of the U.F. College of Law Alumni Council. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for the College of Law and is also a member of the U.F. Library Leadership Board.

Bruce is an AV-rated trial attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.

About Bruce M. Harris

Practice Areas

  • Eminent Domain

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • University of Florida College of Law (Trustee)
  • University of Florida Smathers Library Systems (Trustee)
  • Trinity Preparatory School, 2001 - 2006 (Trustee)
  • Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Festival, 1998 - 2003 (Trustee)
  • University of Florida College of Law Alumni Council, 1999 (President)
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church (Junior Warden)
  • Florida Blue Key, 1993 (President)
  • University of Florida Homecoming, 1991 - Present (General Chairman)
  • Urban Think Foundation (Founder and Chairman)

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1993
    J.D.
  • University of Florida, 1989
    B.A.
    Major: History

Classes and Seminars

  • "Compensation for Takings of Private Property by State Governments", 8th Annual Eminent Domain Conference, Tampa, Florida, 2004
  • When the Owner Sells you Down the River: The Assignability of E&O Claims Against the Design Professional, When the Owner Sells you Down the River: The Assignability of E&O Claims Against the Design Professional, 2004
  • "Eminent Domain in Florida", University of Florida College of Law, Professor Alyson Flournoy, 2002
  • "Design Professionals and the Standard of Care", University of Florida College of Engineering, Professor Chick Glagola, 2002
  • "Approaches to Attorneys Fees in the States of the ACC", CLE International, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2002
  • "Endangered Species Act & Habitat Conservation Planning", CLE International, Orlando, Florida, 2002
  • "Approaches to Attorneys Fees in States of the SEC", CLE International, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001
  • "Taking of Property by Eminent Domain", National Business Institute, Orlando, Florida, 2001

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Bruce M. Harris

Included on the 2024 Florida list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Bruce M. Harris on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

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Office Information

Address

222 S. Pennsylvania Ave.Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32789

Fax

  • 407-843-0444

Publication

Articles

  • CLE International's National Eminent Domain Conference, Co-Chair (2006-2009)

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