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Mr. Bennett views Fishback Dominick as an Orlando institution, given the firm’s roots in the community going back to 1935. He attributes longtime client relationships to the firm’s reputation for going the distance for clients and providing them with practical legal solutions.

He is considered one of Florida’s foremost practitioners in the highly regularly field of alcoholic beverage law, and his other areas of legal expertise include real estate and local government law for the firm’s private and governmental clients. From 1972 to 2013, he served as the City Attorney of Belle Isle, Fl.

Mr. Bennett was included in Orlando’s Top Lawyers list in 2010, 2011 and 2012. He is a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

MUNICIPAL EXPERIENCE

City Attorney, Belle Isle, 1972 – 2013

 

EDUCATION

Samford University, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1969

Managing Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1968-1969

Phi Delta Phi Member, Cura Honoris

University of Florida, Bachelor of Science, 1964

 

COURTS OF PRACTICE

Florida State Courts

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

The Florida Bar Section: Real Property, Local Government Law, Trial Lawyers, Probate & Trust

 

RATINGS & CERTIFICATIONS

AV – Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Orlando’s Top Lawyers, 2010, 2011, and 2012

 

MILITARY SERVICE

U.S. Army Reserve, Retired, Lt. Col., JAGC