also known as The Byrd Law Group, P.A.
also known as The Byrd Law Group, P.A.
Environmental and Natural Resources, Administrative Law, Real Estate, Government, Litigation, Constitutional, Energy & Utilities, Admiralty & Maritime
Christopher T. Byrd, Esquire
is well known for his work to protect and defend Florida's environment and natural resources utilizing his sharp advocacy and litigation skills. After spending close to five years with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection enforcing state law related to Water and Natural Resources, on behalf of the People of the State of Florida, Christopher now continues his advocacy with the passion he brought to state government in the private sector.
Christopher serves on the Executive Council of the Environmental & Land Use Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Board of Directors of the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc., and chairs the Public Interest and Young Lawyers Committees of the ELULS.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 2008
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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.
Byron Flagg Environmental and Natural Resources Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2008||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Orlando Legal Elite's Rising Stars||Orlando Style Magazine||2014|
|Graduation Speaker||Nova Southeastern University College of Law||2008|
|Patient Respresentative||U.S. Food & Drug Administration||2011 - Present|
|Senior Assistant General Counsel||Florida Department Of Environmental Protection||2008 - 2013|
|Certified Legal Intern||Everglades Law Center, Inc.||2007 - 2007|
|Investigative Assistant||U.S. Federal Trade Commission||2004 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Animal Law Committee, Florida Bar||Appointed Committee Member||2015 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Community Service Committee||Chairman||2014 - 2015|
|Florida Bar, Environmental and Land Use Law Section||Executive Council||2012 - Present|
|Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc.||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Phi Alpha Delta||Assistant District Justice||2008 - 2012|
|Legal Services of North Florida||Pro Bono Hotline Attorney||2008 - 2013|
|Morgan v. Dep’t of Envtl. Prot., Bd. of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund and Jeffrey M. Adeeb||Final Order Denying Motion to Intervene in Environmental Enforcement Case Upheld|
|Dep’t of Envtl. Prot. v. John and Mona Rondolino||Jury Trial on Liability - Defendants found liable for the unpermitted filling of wetlands|
|Florida Environmental and Land Use Law Treatise||Protection for Coral Resources in Florida Law||2011|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||Environmental & Land Use Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Central Florida||Politics and International Politics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Public Interest Environmental Conference||Coalition-Based Advocacy: Developing a Diverse Electorate||2012|
|Environmental Forum||Making One’s Case with the Government: Practical Issues & Strategies||2012|
|Continuing Legal Education Program||Florida Environmental & Land Use Law Digitized – Free Resources for Florida Lawyers (brought to you by your Florida Law Schools)||2012|
|Public Interest Environmental Conference||Biofuels: Energy Bonanza or Bad News for the Environment?||2011|
|Continuing Legal Education Program||Florida’s Coral Reef Protection Act: When Your Client Hits Rock Bottom||2010|
|Continuing Legal Education Program||Challenges to Agency Statements Defined as Rules and Attorney’s Fees||2009|