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Brian E. Smith

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Brian Smith counsels property and business owners statewide through every stage of the often complex and confusing eminent domain and condemnation process, from preliminary negotiations to valuation determination to trial.

Brian regularly represents a wide variety of entities and property types, including:

  • Banks
  • Cellular Towers
  • Commercial Strip Centers
  • Developers
  • Industrial Parcels
  • Mining Operations
  • Multi-Family Housing
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Multi-tenant Office Buildings
  • Outparcels
  • REITs
  • Residential Homeowners
  • Restaurants
  • Small Business Owners
  • Undeveloped Property

Brian’s litigation experience extends beyond eminent domain and condemnation. He has represented clients in complex commercial litigation, government contracts, professional liability, constructions defects, and other general business issues.

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Community Activities

  • Junior Achievement Academy (Oak Ridge High School), Mentor
  • JA in a Day, Volunteer Instructor
  • After-School All-Stars, Board Member
  • Orangewood Presbyterian Church, Member


  • Recognized as a “Rising Star” 2012-2020 by Florida Super Lawyers

Professional Certifications & Memberships

  • Association of Eminent Domain Professionals
  • The Florida Bar
    • Eminent Domain Standing Committee
    • Real Property Litigation Committee
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Speaker, CLE International Eminent Domain SuperConference


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