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Robert Lincoln

Robert Lincoln

also known as Robert K. Lincoln

Practice areas:

Land Use & Zoning, Litigation, State, Local And Municipal Law, Administrative Law

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Licensed since 1994

  1. Litigation: 35%
    11 years
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 35%
    20 years
  3. State, Local And Municipal Law: 20%
    20 years
  4. Administrative Law: 10%
    11 years



Hourly ($300-350/hour)

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Law Office of Robert K. Lincoln, P.A.

46 N. Washington Blvd., Suite 7
Sarasota, FL, 34236



FLMember in Good Standing199408/12/2015

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers, Land Use and ZoningBest Lawyers in America2012
Legal Impact AwardLegal Aid of Manasota2011
Best Lawyer, Land Use and ZoningBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyer, Land Use & ZoningBest Lawyers in America2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyIcard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, PA2004 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New College FoundationBoard Member2011 - Present
Sarasota County Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
New College Alumni AssociationChair1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Fla. Dept. of Envtl. Prot., 177 L. Ed. 2d 184 (2010)For state
Pyle v. Fla Dep't of Community Affairs, 31 So.3d 180 (Fla. 1st DCA 2010)Per curiam affirmed
US Funding v. Manatee County and Dep't of Community Affairs, 2DCA 9-6014Settled and dismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Bar JournalWhat's a Local Government Got to Do to get Reviewed by Cert Around Here? Review of local administrative actions by common law certiorari after Pleasures II2003
Planner's Advisory Service, American Planning AssociationImplementing the Consistency Doctrine, in Modernizing State Planning Statutes1996
Stetson Law ReviewExecutive Decisionmaking by Local Legislatures in Florida: Justice, Judicial Review, and the Need for Reform1996
Urban LawyerLinkage Fees and Fair Share Regulations: Law and Method1993
Stetson Law ReviewThe Missing Link: Legal Issues and Implementation Strategies for Affordable Housing Linkage Fee and Fair Share Regulations1993
Journal of Land Use and Environmental LawInconsistent Treatment: The Florida Courts Struggle with the Consistency Doctrine1992


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Florida State University College of LawN/Alaw1993
Florida State UniversityUrban Planning-Growth ManagementM.S.P.1990
New College of FloridaPolitical ScienceB.S.1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Land Use LawLand Use Case Law Update2011
Land Use LawReforming Growth Management in Florida2010
Eminent DomainForeseeable Uses vs Existing Uses – Protection for Value Created by Reasonably Probable Regulatory Approvals2010
Litigating Land Use DisputesRecent Cases in Florida Land Use Law2009
Litigating Land UseRecent Cases in Florida Land Use Law2008
Litigating Land Use DisputesCertiorari Review of Local Land Use Decisions: The Pressing Need for Legislative Reform2007
Land Use LawCase Law Update2007
Litigating Land Use DisputesCertiorari Review of Land Use Decisions2006