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Resilient Communities: Planning, Adaptation & Potlucks

By: Leigh Kellett Fletcher The severe weather events of the last few years combined with an increasing scientific consensus that extreme weather, sea level rise, and increasing natural resource exploitation are causing global ecosystems to falter have led many communities around the world to initiate planning for disaster mitigation and an evaluation of the steps […]

Don’t Throw in the Towel! Tips for Regaining Control at HOA and CDD Board Meetings Gone Wild

By: Leigh Kellett Fletcher If you have ever attended a homeowners’ association (“HOA”) or community development district (“CDD”) meeting and found yourself listening to an hour long debate about the type of annuals being used at the community entrance, debated the pros and cons of proposed location of holiday light displays, or you have face palmed […]

Sometimes A Regulation Is Just “Silly”

By Anne Pollack Local government lawyers take note – the ability to regulate signage is being examined again by the US Supreme Court. This month, the high court took up a city’s regulation of directional signage. Once again, the age old legal question is where the line can be drawn to regulate free speech. In the […]

New Coral Designations Will Impact Development Applications

Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be Impacted On August 27, 2014, the National Marine Fisheries Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration listed 20 additional corals as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act.  The new coral designations will impact development applications in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  […]

Rising Star In The Mix

Anne Pollack We are happy to announce that Super Lawyers has named Anne Pollack as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star.” Super Lawyers are considered the top attorneys in the state with a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are considered up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old and […]

Welcome to Our New Website

I am thrilled to launch the new Fletcher Fischer PL website and to provide this initial blog post. I and the other attorneys at Fletcher Fischer will be frequently posting updates about the law, real estate projects, community and economic development projects impacting the communities we serve, as well as information on events we are […]