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Jeffrey S. Bercow
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Jeffrey S. Bercow

Practice areas:

Land Use & Zoning, Environmental and Natural Resources

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Licensed since 1979

  1. Land Use & Zoning: 85%
    31 years
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 15%
    31 years

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Free Consultation (20 minutes)

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Cash, Check

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Contact Info

200 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 850
Miami, FL, 331315344

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing197908/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
"Band 1" lawyer (highest ranking)Chambers & Partners USA 2008 - 20142014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyer, Real Estate LawBest Lawyers in America 2007 - 20142014
Best Lawyer, Environmental LawBest Lawyers in America 2007 - 20142014
Leading Land Use/Zoning Lawyer in U.S.Legal 500 (US) 2011 - 20142014
Best Lawyer - Land Use and Zoning LawBest Lawyers in America 2007 - 20142014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Miami Best Land Use/Zoning Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
The Leaders of South Florida BusinessSouth Florida Business Leader2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderBercow Radell & Fernandez, P.A.1996 - Present
PartnerStroock Stroock & Lavan1991 - 1996
PartnerSteel Hector & Davis1978 - 1991

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State of Florida's Transportation and Land Use Study CommitteeMember1998 - 1999
Miami Beach Zoning Board of AdjustmentMember1992 - 1997
Board of Directors of the City of Miami Downtown Development AuthorityMember1989 - 2007
Builders Association of South FloridaChair, Impact Fee CommitteeN/A
Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Dept.Member of Impact Fee Advisory CommitteeN/A
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's Transportation GroupChairman of the Expressway Authority CommitteeN/A
The Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lennar Homes - Parkland ProjectApplication is currently pending.
Florida Power & Light CompanyApplication processed and approved in record time.
Park Square, AventuraProject approved

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Miami HeraldAmendment 4 -- An Invitation to Chaos2009
The Florida Bar JournalModifying Approved Developments of Regional Impact1987
The Florida Bar JournalThe Need for A Development Plan Under Chapter 3801985

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolN/Alaw1978
Yale UniversityN/ABA1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Zoning and Land Use in FloridaWater Supply and Comprehensive Planning2007
Luncheon RoundtableThe Emerging Role of Local Government in Growth Management -- Who Pays for "Sensible Planning"2001