Timothy J. Perry

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Tim Perry’s practice focuses on representing clients in the areas of environmental, land use, utility, energy and administrative law. A substantial portion of his practice has been spent litigating and appealing administrative cases before the Division of Administrative Hearings and the Florida Public Service Commission.  He represents local governments, corporations and individuals in all matters involving the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund, the state’s water management districts, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Public Service Commission.

Mr. Perry is a 1998 graduate of the University of Alabama, and he received his law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in 2001. He is author of the Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Treatise chapter on Consumptive Use Permitting. Mr. Perry is licensed to practice law in Florida and Alabama.

He is the Past-President of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals, President of the Tallahassee Area Association of Environmental Professionals and is a Board Member of the National Association of Environmental Professionals.

Prior to joining the firm he was a partner at Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, P.A., in Tallahassee, Florida.

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Florida State University College of Law,
    – Juris Doctor, May 2001
  • University of Alabama, B.A., May 1998
  • State of Florida
  • State of Alabama
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • The Florida Bar (Administrative Law Section, Environmental and Land Use Law Section, Government Law Section, and Real Property Section)
  • Board Member, National Association of Environmental Professionals (2018 – Present)
  • President, Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (2018 – 2020)
  • Vice President, Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (2017)
  • Treasurer, Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (2016)
  • President, Tallahassee Area Association of Environmental Professionals (2016 – Present)
  • Treasurer, Tallahassee Area Association of Environmental Professionals (2013 – 2016)
  • Florida Rising Stars 2009, Administrative Law, SuperLawyers.com

Presentations

  • “Florida Wetland Jurisdiction: SWERP3 and 404 Assumption,” Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Permitting Summer School (2020)
  • “Ethics and the Environmental Professional,” Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Permitting Summer School (2020)
  • “Legal Perspectives on Coastal Resiliency,” Florida Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference (2019)
  • “Florida Wetland Jurisdiction,” Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Permitting Summer School (2019)
  • “Legal Perspectives on Coastal Resiliency,” Florida AWRA Technical Meeting (2018)
  • “Ethics and the Environmental Professional,” National Association of Environmental Professionals Webinar (2018)
  • “Ethics and the Environmental Professional,” Florida Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference (2018)
  • “Florida Wetland Jurisdiction,” Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Permitting Summer School (2018)
  • “Florida Wetland Jurisdiction,” Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Permitting Summer School (2017)
  • “Overview of Public Procurement Law,” Florida Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference (2016)
  • “Florida Wetland Jurisdiction,” Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Permitting Summer School (2016)
  • “Serving as an Expert Witness in Environmental Cases,” Florida Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference (2015)
  • “Attorney and Consultant Ethics in Environmental Practice,” Florida Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference (2015)
  • “Florida Wetland Jurisdiction,” Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Permitting Summer School (2015)
  • “Survey of Florida Environmental Law,” Florida Association of Environmental Professionals – Tallahassee Chapter (2015)
  • “Finding Water in a Wet State: The Central Florida Water Initiative Experience,” The Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Section (2015)
  • “Update on Water Use Issues from Around Florida,” The Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Section (2014)
  • “Constitutional Limitations on Zoning Actions: Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law,” NBI (2013)
  • “Recent Trends in Water Use Permitting,” Florida Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference (2013)
  • “Water Law: Key Issues for the Local Government Lawyer,” Florida Association of County Attorneys (2012)
  • “2012 Legislative Update,” Air and Waste Management Association – Tallahassee Chapter (2012)
  • “Litigating Claims under the Federal Clean Air Act,” Lawline (2011)
  • “The Nuts and Bolts of the Clean Water Act,” Lawline (2010)
  • “Special Zoning Issues, Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law,” NBI (2008)
  • “Consumptive Use Permitting,” Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Treatise, (2020 update pending publication)
  • “A Ray of Sunshine: The PSC Clarifies Terms of Solar Leases in Florida,” The Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Section’s Reporter, Volume XXXIX, No. 3 (April 2019);
  • “Florida’s New Water Legislation,” American Bar Association Water Resources Committee Newsletter, Volume 18, Number 2 (2016)
  • “Consumptive Use Permitting,” with Preston McLane, Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Treatise, (2012)

 

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