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I am a construction lawyer who has represented governments, companies and individuals in all facets of the construction industry including:
Public Agencies such as municipalities and other public authorities regarding construction litigation, construction project management and negotiation of contracts, including design build contracts and litigation against sureties;
Owners regarding: negotiation and procurement of contract documents for construction; termination of contractors, reprocurement, recommencement and completion of construction projects; and construction lien issues;
General Contractors regarding the prosecution of construction liens; litigation against owners and subcontractors, regarding bid protest remedies and in negotiation of contracts;
Sureties regarding litigation against subcontractors;
Subcontractors regarding the prosecution of construction liens; in litigation against sureties regarding payment provisions and construction defects, general contractor bankruptcy issues and the negotiation of contracts;
Condominium Associations regarding litigation against developers and contractors for construction defects; and
Design Professionals regarding licensing issues, payment issues and lien issues.
I draft and edit contract forms to meet client's needs and comply with applicable Statutes and regulations. I have successfully represented clients in jury trials, bench trials, administrative law proceedings, arbitrations and mediations


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 100%
    11 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Byron David Flagg

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kamprath is an outstanding attorney who is highly qualified. He provides outstanding service to his clients and does so in a cost-effective manner while never failing to provide an exceptional work product.


    Byron Flagg Environmental and natural resources Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Jude Thresher

    Michael is an extraordinary member of our team. I have yet to run across an attorney who is better able to analyze, research, and understand complex construction law issues.


    John Thresher Construction and development Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

PO Box 22287
Tampa, FL, 33622


ALAuthorized to practice law200607/19/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200506/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Board Certified - Construction LawFlorida Bar2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant General CounselHillsborough County Aviation Authority2014 - Present
AttorneyThresher & Thresher2007 - 2014
AttorneyBarron & Redding2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationYLD Liaison to Section of State and Local Government Law2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationForum on the Construction Industry/Steering Comm./ YLD2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMembership Chair/Section of State and Local Government Law2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationLitigtion Section/ Construction Comm./ADR Subcomm.2012 - Present
American Society of Civil EngineersSubcommittee Chair/ CAR / Dispute Resolution2011 - Present
Engineers Without BordersSecretary/ Southeast Region Board2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Filarsky v. DeliaN/A
Southwest v. City of TampaDefense Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
ABA State and Local Law NewsFilarsky Update: Qualified Immunity Protects Some Private Attorneys2012
State and Local Government Law NewsGovernment Attorney Qualified Immunity: Only for In-House Counsel?2012
ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and PracticeCorridor Protection Through NEPA (with John Miller)2006
Journal of Land Use and Environmental LawAddressing the Shaky Legal Foundations of Florida's Fight Against Citrus Canker2005
Journal of Public Interest Environmental ConferenceLegal Foundations in Florida's Fight on Citrus Canker: Haire v. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and its unncecessary reliance on Corneal v. State Plant Board2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2005
Case Western Reserve UniversityCivil EngineeringOther - Bachelors2002
Case Western Reserve UniversityCivil EngineeringOther - Masters2002
Case Western Reserve University School of LawEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABA Section of Public Contract Law/ Section of State and Local Government Law Spring MeetingIntroduction to Dispute Resolution Boards2012
ABA Section of Public Contract Law/ Section of State and Local Government Law Spring MeetingEthics/Public Contract Law2012
WebinarMunicipal Law Ethics2005