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Roger K. Gannam

Roger K. Gannam

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Roger Gannam is Senior Litigation Counsel with Liberty Counsel®, an international nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics. With offices in Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and an outreach in Israel, Liberty Counsel has hundreds of advocates around the world. The purpose of this ministry is to preserve religious liberty and help create and maintain a society in which everyone will have the opportunity to discover the truth that will give true freedom.


 


Prior to joining Liberty Counsel, Mr. Gannam was a partner with the Jacksonville law firm Lindell & Farson, P.A., providing complex litigation and transactional services to businesses and consumers, including commercial real estate and general counsel services to small and medium-sized businesses. Mr. Gannam earned his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Prior to law school he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of North Florida, with a minor in Political Science. During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Gannam worked full time for AT&T Universal Card Services in Jacksonville, sharing in the company’s Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award for performance excellence.


 


Following law school, Mr. Gannam began his legal career with the international law firm LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P., where he gained extensive experience in complex commercial and class action litigation. He continued his career with the international firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, where he represented numerous businesses and individuals in significant legal disputes. Mr. Gannam joined Lindell & Farson, P.A. in 2006, where he became a partner in 2009. At Lindell & Farson Mr. Gannam expanded his law practice to include representing individuals and organizations in religious liberty matters, and advising public bodies and officials on free speech, religious liberty, and other constitutional matters, leading to his joining Liberty Counsel to engage in full time religious liberty work.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Litigation: 100%
    15 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Bryan Eric Neal

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Roger for many years now, he has a clear vision of what he is fighting. for, and truly believes in what he does. He is both ethical and dedicated. Excellent lawyer.

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    Bryan Neal Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert Kellen Bryant

    Roger has a highest level of integrity and professionalism that I have been around. Roger is sharp and extremely poised in court. I have referred clients to Roger for contract disputes and I will continue to do so.

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    Robert Bryant Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Liberty Counsel

PO Box 540774
Orlando, FL, 32854

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200008/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2012
BV Rated (max. rating for lawyer practicing <10 years)Martindale-Hubbell2008
Honor CorpsAlliance Defending Freedom2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Litigation CounselLiberty Counsel2014 - Present
PartnerLindell & Farson, P.A.2008 - 2014
AssociateLindell & Farson, P.A.2006 - 2008
AssociateSmith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP2003 - 2006
AssociateLEBOEUF LAMB GREENE & MACRAE LLP2000 - 2003
Summer AssociateLEBOEUF LAMB GREENE & MACRAE LLP1999 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Family Policy CouncilSpecial Counsel2012 - Present
Pacific Justice InstituteAffiliate Attorney2012 - Present
Second Harvest North Florida JETSETMember2010 - 2013
Barrington Oaks Owners AssociationDirector2009 - 2013
Christian Legal Society of JacksonvillePresident2007 - 2007
Christian Legal Society of JacksonvilleDirector2007 - 2010
Alliance Defending FreedomAllied Attorney2005 - Present
CHILD Cancer FundDirector2004 - 2008
Christian Legal Society of JacksonvilleMember2003 - 2014
University of North Florida Pre-Law Program Board of AdvisorsMember2000 - Present
Jacksonville Bar Association, Commerical Litigation Law SectionMember2000 - 2014
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2014
Florida BarMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Paladyne Corp. v. Weindruch, 867 So. 2d 630 (Fla. 5th DCA 2004)Judgment for Plaintiff Reversed and Remanded

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE AND COMPETITIVE PUBLIC BIDDING IN FLORIDAGovernment's Right to Waive Minor Deviations and Undertaking Direct Legal Action in a Bid Protest2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of North FloridaBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Commission WorkshopSexual Orientation and Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Ordinance2014
First Amendment DebateSeparation of Church and State2013
WorkshopStudent Prayer in Elementary Schools2012
Committee and Councile DebatesSexual Orientation and Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Ordinance2012
God's Design for MarriagePolitics & The Pulpit2008
Religious Diversity Panel DiscussionReligious Diversity in the Practice of Law2006
Florida Coastal School of Law Christian Legal SocietyIntegrating the Practice of Law with a Christian Worldview2006
Civitan Club of South JacksonvilleThe Greatest Threat to Religious Freedom Today2006