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Christopher Thomas Byrd

also known as The Byrd Law Group, P.A.

Practice areas:

Environmental and Natural Resources, Administrative Law, Real Estate, Government, Litigation, Constitutional, Energy & Utilities, Admiralty & Maritime

About Me

Christopher T. Byrd, Esquire



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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 25%
  2. Real Estate: 15%
  3. Administrative Law: 15%
  4. Government: 12%
  5. Other: 24%
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Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (5 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Charles Michael Baron

    I endorse this lawyer. He has a great depth of knowledge in his practice areas.

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    Charles Baron Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Byron David Flagg

    I have known Chris Byrd for many years, both while he was an attorney for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and as a private attorney advocating for clients. Not only is he a first-rate attorney, but he has unique knowledge and experience in handling complex environmental and land use issues for clients that sets him apart in his field. His clients are always well-served by him and his staff.

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    Byron Flagg Environmental and Natural Resources Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Byrd Law Group

3505 Lake Lynda Drive
Suite 200
Orlando, FL, 32817

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200805/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Orlando Legal Elite's Rising StarsOrlando Style Magazine2014
Graduation SpeakerNova Southeastern University College of Law2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Patient RespresentativeU.S. Food & Drug Administration2011 - Present
Senior Assistant General CounselFlorida Department Of Environmental Protection2008 - 2013
Certified Legal InternEverglades Law Center, Inc.2007 - 2007
Investigative AssistantU.S. Federal Trade Commission2004 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Animal Law Committee, Florida BarAppointed Committee Member2015 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Community Service CommitteeChairman2014 - 2015
Florida Bar, Environmental and Land Use Law SectionExecutive Council2012 - Present
Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc.Board of Directors2012 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaAssistant District Justice2008 - 2012
Legal Services of North FloridaPro Bono Hotline Attorney2008 - 2013

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Morgan v. Dep’t of Envtl. Prot., Bd. of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund and Jeffrey M. AdeebFinal Order Denying Motion to Intervene in Environmental Enforcement Case Upheld
Dep’t of Envtl. Prot. v. John and Mona RondolinoJury Trial on Liability - Defendants found liable for the unpermitted filling of wetlands

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Environmental and Land Use Law TreatiseProtection for Coral Resources in Florida Law2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterEnvironmental & Land Use LawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Central FloridaPolitics and International PoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Public Interest Environmental ConferenceCoalition-Based Advocacy: Developing a Diverse Electorate2012
Environmental ForumMaking One’s Case with the Government: Practical Issues & Strategies2012
Continuing Legal Education ProgramFlorida Environmental & Land Use Law Digitized – Free Resources for Florida Lawyers (brought to you by your Florida Law Schools)2012
Public Interest Environmental ConferenceBiofuels: Energy Bonanza or Bad News for the Environment?2011
Continuing Legal Education ProgramFlorida’s Coral Reef Protection Act: When Your Client Hits Rock Bottom2010
Continuing Legal Education ProgramChallenges to Agency Statements Defined as Rules and Attorney’s Fees2009