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AV Rated Attorney with over twelve years in private law practice and more than fifteen years of prior business management and ownership. Licensed in Florida and Georgia, and practicing in areas of general business and corporate law, intellectual property and technology, and contracts.


Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 50%
    14 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 30%
    14 years
  3. Business: 10%
    14 years
  4. Corporate: 10%
    14 years

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  • Timothy W Emery

    Brian represented my client on an IP matter. He did so with brilliance and an eye towards practical problem solving. Brian is one of the most technically proficient attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with, yet he simultaneously has that rare ability to simplify a complex problem for a quick resolution. I strongly endorse this attorney. Anyone who has him on their side of a matter should count themselves very, very fortunate.


    Timothy Emery Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    My firm contacted Mr. Rowland for legal assistance with an estate issue involving real property in Jacksonville, FL. Throughout this case I have found Mr. Rowland to be an upmost professional: knowledgeable in his field, detailed in his contract drafting, prompt in his communications, reasonable in the associated negotiations, and overall a pleasure to work with. I would certainly contact Mr. Roland again and strongly recommend his services.


    David Manni General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

NorthgateArinso, Inc.

8880 Freedom Crossings Trail
Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL, 32256


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200901/14/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200201/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 4.8 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ABrian Rowland, P.A.2008 - Present
AttorneyLindell & Farson, P.A.2006 - 2008
AttorneyMilam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam, P.A.2002 - 2006
Law ClerkMilam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam, P.A.2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Real Estate and Trusts SectionMember2007 - Present
Riverside Fine Arts AssociationDirector2007 - Present
Lutheran Social Services of NE FLoridaDirector2006 - 2007
Florida BarMember2002 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Florida Bar, Entertainmant, Arts & Sports LawMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Peralta v. GroesbeckSecured transfer of Prime Internet Domain Name
Moore v. City of St. MarysSettlement on eve of trial
Trucks v. Williams, et al.Obtained final judgment in favor of Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Bar JournalAn Athlete's Right of Publicity2002
Florida Coastal Law JournalMedia Fairness: Regulation, Diversity, Reality2001
Not PublishedMinority Preferences in FCC Licensing Practices and Procedures2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Vienna, AustriaAreas of Study: EU Law and Int'l Internet Lawn/a2000
Florida State UniversityBusiness MarketingBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Florida State UniversityMass CommunicationBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Florida Law School Music Law ConferenceCopyright Protection Issues2008
Entertainment Law SymposiumIntellectual Property Protection in the Entertainment Industry2008
Jacksonville Film Festival Legal SeminarFilm Production Contracts2007
University of Florida Law School Music Law ConferenceBusiness Entities in Entertainment Industry2005
Jacksonville Film Festival Legal SeminarProtecting Intellectual Property Rights in Film Production2005
Connexion Music FestivalMusic Law Overview and Application of Business Entities in Music Business2004
Florida Bar Mid-Year MeetingThe Right of Publicity2002