Amanda L. Brock concentrates her practice in administrative law, particularly in the area of land use and environmental law. With respect to her land use and environmental practice, she routinely handles matters involving environmental compliance, zoning, development approvals, property tax appeals, and hazardous waste site remediation. She represents clients before local, state and federal agencies. She is a regular contributor to the firm's blogs, The Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate and Florida Immigration Law Blog.
Amanda also assists Southwest Florida companies and families with immigration-related matters. Her counsel to clients includes assistance with immigrant and non-immigrant visas as well as naturalization and citizenship issues and applications.
As part of her practice, Amanda lectures on a broad range of topics, including:
For five consecutive years (2009–2013), Amanda was recognized by Florida Super Lawyers ® magazine as a "Rising Star" in the field of land use, zoning and environmental law, which recognizes the top 2.5% of young attorneys in the State. Amanda holds a AV® rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
While in law school, Amanda served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law and as a member of the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy. She also received book awards in energy law and contracts, and is a member of the legal honors fraternity, Phi Delta Phi.
Amanda currently resides in Fort Myers with her husband and sons.
Amanda is very active in the community. She serves as Secretary on the Board of Governors for the Real Estate Investment Society (REIS), on the Leadership Council for the Take Stock in Children program, on the Brownfields Advisory Board for the City of Fort Myers, the Executive Council of the Environmental and Land Use Section (ELULS) of the Florida Bar, and on the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation Board.
Amanda is also a member of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals and the Administrative Law Section of The Florida Bar.