My areas of concentration are: Construction Litigation, Business and Commercial... more
My areas of concentration are: Construction Litigation, Business and Commercial Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation. However as a result of structuring settlements and working on matters for clients over the years, I also enjoy working with clients to draft agreements and solutions to issues related to business, real estate, partnerships, corporations, shareholder agreements, purchase and sa... view profile
Michael K. Kiernan, born St. Petersburg, Florida, February 7, 1958; admitted to the... more
Michael K. Kiernan, born St. Petersburg, Florida, February 7, 1958; admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1983; Florida Bar in 1984; United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa in 1983; United States District Court, Middle District of Florida in 1984; United States Supreme Court, 1994. After his admission to the Iowa State Bar, Mr. Kiernan was employed as an Associate with Mumford, Sch... view profile
Jim has been recognized in Florida Super Lawyers2006-2012,as well asin Best Lawyers... more
Jim has been recognized in Florida Super Lawyers2006-2012,as well asin Best Lawyers 2009-2012. He has an AV Martindale Rating. He was listed among Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers 2010 - Tampa Bay Magazineand was selected as a Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society Fellow An active member of the bar and the community, Jim has been a recipient of the Florida Bar Pro Bono Serv... view profile
Construction companies and developers use the services of construction / development lawyers. These lawyers handle bigger developments that involve many parties, regulations, and permits. For example, developers of big projects are often required to determine a project's environmental impact, as well as file paperwork, hold public hearings, obtain local government agency approval, maintain worksite safety standards, and negotiate project financing. Construction and development law firms ensure you meet all regulatory requirements and prepare the legal documents and contracts you need.