Richard Dewitt

Richard Dewitt

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (954) 713-7652
Fax: (954) 713-7700

Primary Office

Fort Lauderdale
200 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Suite 1000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Richard Dewitt

Associate

Richard DeWitt focuses his practice on counseling local governments, as well as private property owners and developers, in land use and eminent domain matters. He has experience representing his clients in litigation, as well as a wide variety of other matters, including: planning and zoning; code enforcement; direct and inverse condemnation actions; and land use and development.

Richard also possesses certifications as a Florida Supreme Court certified Circuit Court mediator; loss mitigation mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida; and accredited Veterans Affairs attorney.

Prior to joining the firm, Richard was an assistant city attorney for Hallandale Beach, Florida. Additionally, he has practiced law at the Florida eminent domain firm Brigham Moore LLP, as well as the municipal law firm Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol, P.A.

 

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the Top Up & Comers list by South Florida Legal Guide, 2011-2014

Named to the Rising Stars list by Florida Super Lawyers, 2010

 

Memberships and Affiliations

The Florida Bar

National Association of Veterans' Advocates

Impact Broward - Veterans Helping Veterans, Mentor

Miami-Dade Public Defender, EEJI, Pro Bono Attorney

Veterans of Foreign Wars

 

Education

J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, cum laude

  • Nova Law Review
  • Moot Court

B.S., Florida State University

Bar Admissions

Florida

Firm Management Positions

Member, Associates Committee

Richard DeWitt focuses his practice on counseling local governments, as well as private property owners and developers, in land use and eminent domain matters. He has experience representing his clients in litigation, as well as a wide variety of other matters, including: planning and zoning; code enforcement; direct and inverse condemnation actions; and land use and development.

Richard also possesses certifications as a Florida Supreme Court certified Circuit Court mediator; loss mitigation mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida; and accredited Veterans Affairs attorney.

Prior to joining the firm, Richard was an assistant city attorney for Hallandale Beach, Florida. Additionally, he has practiced law at the Florida eminent domain firm Brigham Moore LLP, as well as the municipal law firm Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol, P.A.