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Jeffrey Lee Price

Jeffrey Lee Price

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Contracts & Agreements, Litigation, Commercial

About Me

Jeff is one of  four Board Certified Attorneys in Construction Law at Niesen|Price. He specializes in the area of design and construction defects, differential site conditions and delay damages. Jeff is a member of the Florida Bar and all Federal Districts of Florida and conducts appeals from and to District, Appellate and Supreme Courts.

As with all of the senior attorneys at Niesen|Price, Jeff has extensive experience in construction outside of the practice of law. He was a building contractor in Iowa and Massachusetts constructing light commercial and condominium housing. A former finish carpenter, cement finisher, and ironworker, he has worked in all major phases of construction.

As a Rule IX Intern while attending law school, Jeff prosecuted non-felony cases in bench and jury settings as an Associate District Attorney. After graduation, Jeff joined with a local attorney in a Washington private practice working in both family and construction law. Jeff was later appointed a District Court Prosecuting Attorney in Washington State where he conducted trials for four years prior to joining the firm.



Jeff, a native of Florida who was raised in Rockledge, returned in the late 1990’s when his wife, Dr. Maureen T. Long was recruited by the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine as a Professor of Equine Medicine. The own a farm in Alachua County where they raise horses.

• Jeff has first-chaired numerous civil and criminal matters tried to both court and jury panels.
• He is the attorney of record for several national organizations and consulting counsel for various construction companies and materials’ suppliers.
• Jeff has set-up and organized numerous C, S, and LLC/LLP organizations, and acts as their corporate counsel.


• Jeff is called upon by various public entities to represent them in complex construction cases involving both "little" and "big" Miller Act bonds.

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Languages Spoken: French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Construction & Development: 65%
    18 years, 200 cases
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
    18 years, 400 cases
  3. Commercial: 10%
    18 years, 100 cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    18 years, 43 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Thomas Hardwick Justice

    Jeff is an excellent lawyer, and it is a pleasure to work with him either on the same or opposite sides. He is extremely knowledgeable and a consummate professional.

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    Thomas Justice Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Troy Kelley Smith

    I have worked against Mr. Price on multiple cases. Mr. Price is a seasoned trial attorney with a superior understanding of construction process and law. Mr. Price is also very professional and has the highest ethical standards. I fully endorse Mr. Price.

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    Troy Smith Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Niesen Price Worthy Campo & Blakey PA
5216 SW 91st Dr
Gainesville, FL, 32608-3006

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199905/07/2015
WAResigned 199705/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certification in Construction LawThe Florida Bar2005
Certified Construction Continuing Education ProviderFlorida DBPR and Florida Bar2004
Technical Editor - Idaho Law ReviewUniversity of Idaho1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyAsotin County, WA1996 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Real Property DivisionMember1993 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Park Lane Development v. Summit, et al.Full Payment of Surity Claim, Fees and Costs

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Journal of Light ConstructionComments2010
Journal of Light ConstructionComments2009
Adoption - Period.Letters - Florida Bar2009
Fundamentals of Construction ContractsDiffering Site Conditions2008
Construction Law From Contract to CloseoutThe Written Contract Document2007
Construction Contracts & Purchase Orders in FloridaConstruction Contracts & Purchase Orders in Florida2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1997
University of IllinoisHistoryMA - Masters1993
University of Massachusetts, LowellHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CILB Continuing EducationContractor Licensing2011
Contractor Continuing EducationLiens, Contracts and Claims2010
Contractor Continuing EducationConstruction Liens and Bonds2009
Construction ClaimsConstruction Law2009
Legal Requirements of ContractorsConstruction Law Requirement for Contractors2008
Licensing RequirementsRegistered & Certified Contractor Requirements2007
Continuing Education for Claims ManagersBond Claims2007
Construction Law from Contracts to CloseoutConstruction Law2007
Construction Contracts and Purchase Orders in FloridaContracts & Purchase Orders2005