After graduation from law school, Mr. Lannon clerked for Justice Peggy A. Quince at the Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee, Florida. At the conclusion of his clerkship, Mr. Lannon worked in the Central Florida Litigation Practice Group of the global law firm, Holland & Knight, LLP, in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Lannon left that firm to join a now defunct litigation boutique also located in Orlando.
Mr. Lannon is the City Attorney of Palm Bay, Florida, a Florida municipal corporation with approximately 110,000 residents and 97 square miles of real property. Conveniently located off Interstate 95 at exits 173 and 176 and just minutes from Melbourne International Airport, Palm Bay is the largest city in Brevard County, the second largest city in Eastern Central Florida and the 18th largest of the 410 incorporated municipalities in Florida.
Mr. Lannon is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and has been recognized as a member of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite in 2012, 2013 and 2015. Mr. Lannon was recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine in 2013. Mr. Lannon is board certified in City, County and Local Government Law by the Florida Bar.
Mr. Lannon is admitted to practice before:
All courts in the State of Florida;
United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit;
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida;
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida;
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida;
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida; and
United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida.
Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog
Licensed since 2003
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2003||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Florida Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2015|
|Florida Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2013|
|Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation||The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine||2013|
|Florida Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2012|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|City Attorney||City of Palm Bay, Florida||2011 - Present|
|Deputy City Attorney||City of Palm Bay, FL||2008 - Present|
|Associate||Stump, Dietrich, Spears & Norman, P.A.||2007 - 2008|
|Associate||Holland & Knight LLP||2005 - 2007|
|Staff Attorney to Justice Peggy A. Quince||Florida Supreme Court||2003 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court||Secretary/Treasurer||2014 - Present|
|Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court||Barrister||2012 - Present|
|Knights of Columbus||2nd Degree Member||2004 - Present|
|The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy||Let Him Die with Dignity or Hope for a Cure: The Consequences of Modern Medicine||2002|
|The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor||2003|
|College of the Holy Cross||Classics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court||Issues in Property Law||2014|
|Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court||Interview of Judge Clarence T. Johnson, Jr., Founder of Inn||2013|
|Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court||Electronic Evidence: E-mail, Text & Social Media||2013|