Trenton Hugh Cotney

Also known as Trent Cotney

Trenton Hugh Cotney

Construction / Development Lawyer

Tampa, FL





No Misconduct



About Me

As a Board Certified Construction Lawyer, Trent focuses his practice on all aspects of construction litigation and arbitration, including OSHA defense, lien law, bond law, and bid protests, as well as construction document review and drafting. He routinely represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers, architects, engineers, and others in the construction industry in a...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Trent does good work

Posted by: Matt over 3 years ago.

I hired Trent for assistance with lien claims and general construction law advice. He was very responsive and helpful. I highly recommend him.

Trent Cotney is the best of the best!

Posted by: a Construction client about 4 years ago.

Trent has provided me with representation for the last 8 years and has done an outstanding job. He knows the answers to complex construction law...
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Jason David Karpel
Jason Karpel

Phoenix, AZ

7 days ago

Relationship: Friend

Trent is one of the best attorney's I have ever came across. He is very easy to work with and always has the clients best interest at heart. Very...
John S. Castro
John Castro

Tampa, FL

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Trent is great attorney that is passionate about his work and dedicated to representing his client's best interests.
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1999 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/14/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – present

Trent Cotney, P.A.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1999 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Vanderbilt University Law School


Showing 1 of 51 awards

2014 Best Law Firms Construction Law

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers


Showing 1 of 21 association entries

2002- present Director

West Coast Roofing Contractor's Association

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Showing 2 of 45 publications

2013 Partial & Final Waivers and Releases of Liens

Roofing Florida

2013 Roofing Contractor or Unlicensed Public Adjuster?

WCRCA Newsletter

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 43 occasions

2013 Writing Effective Demand Letters

at National Association of Credit Management, Tampa,FL

2013 Crisis Management in Construction

at FRSA Convention

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