William A. Beckett
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William A. Beckett

Shareholder

407-418-6415 Direct
william.beckett@lowndes-law.com 

A shareholder in the Real Estate practice, Bill Beckett concentrates on Developments of Regional Impact, land use and zoning, as well as real estate transactions, development and finance. He has represented numerous developers of large residential, commercial and mixed-use projects throughout Central Florida in complex matters involving land use entitlements, due diligence, utilities, governmental approvals, impact fees, financing, private land use covenants and restrictions, development and construction, and sales and leasing. Bill also served as Vice Chairman of the Orlando Orange County Expressway Authority, and has often assisted clients with transportation issues, particularly with public and private partnerships involving infrastructure improvements.

RECOGNITION

  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2009-2019

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Florida Lottery Commission, former Chairman for 2000, 1998-2001
  • Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, Member and past Vice Chairman, 1995-1998
  • Juvenile Justice Implementation Committee, 1994-1998
  • Orange County Juvenile Justice Task Force, 1993-1994
  • Orange County Redistricting Advisory Committee, Member and past Vice Chair, 1991-1992
  • Florida Education Council, 1986-1987
  • Cypress Point Homeowners Association Board of Directors, Member, Vice President 2012-Current

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar

Admitted

  • The Florida Bar, 1982

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law (J.D., with high honors, 1982) Order of the Coif
  • University of Central Florida (B.S., magna cum laude, 1977)