Widerman Malek, PL has long served as general counsel and/or special counsel to numerous municipalities, special districts, public boards, and public agencies.
Our Attorneys serve the Brevard County Value Adjustment Board, Lake County Value Adjustment Board, Orange County Value Adjustment Board, and Volusia County Value Adjustment Board as board counsel. Our other attorneys counsel the North Brevard Hospital District and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office regarding various issues. We represent the Brevard County Housing Authority and the Melbourne Housing Authority in intergovernmental relations, litigation, contractual issues, and many other issues. We represent the tax exempt governmental entity, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, on a variety of issues. Our firm has represented the St. John’s Water Management District with regard to land use and environmental issues. We have also served as special counsel to the Brevard County Property Appraiser’s Office with regard to classification of real property issues and even had the privilege to represent NASA with regard to patent prosecution matters. Recently, the firm served as special counsel to the Brevard County School District and have represented the City of Palm Bay in trademark matters. We also served as counsel to the Barefoot Bay Recreation District for several years, and in that capacity, acted as the District attorneys for all matters.
Widerman Malek, PL represents governmental entities in a wide variety of matters, including: ordinance drafting pursuant to the state comprehensive planning laws; negotiation and drafting of development agreements; complex development permitting, eminent domain and inverse condemnation activities; code enforcement prosecution and board counsel; growth management and land use; intergovernmental agreements; negotiation, litigation and administrative proceedings of environmental permitting and enforcement actions; real estate and equipment purchase, sales, and leases; intellectual property prosecution and litigation, submerged land leases and easements; and water law and consumptive water use.
Our firm is highly involved in the political process at all levels of government and our team of attorneys knows how to work with federal, state and local governments to achieve excellence as well as value for taxpayers.