Amanda L. Brock concentrates her practice in land use and environmental law, assisting clients secure entitlements for their property through matters involving zoning and development approvals. She counsels clients on a broad range of issues related to their property including rezonings, special exceptions, variances, due diligence review, environmental compliance, and property tax appeals. Amanda represents clients on entitlement and regulatory matters before local, state and federal agencies.
As part of her practice, Amanda presents to consultants and developers on a broad range of land use and environmental topics and contributes to the firm’s blog, The Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate.
Amanda has been recognized for her professional achievements and her community involvement. In 2015, she was selected as one of Gulfshore Business magazine’s 40 Under 40. In addition, for eight consecutive years (2009-2016), Amanda has been 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. In 2016, she was one of 130 attorneys in the entire state of Florida selected as an “Up and Comer” by Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite. Amanda holds an 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.
She currently resides in Fort Myers with her husband and sons.
Amanda is extremely active in the community. She serves as Immediate Past President on the Board of Governors for the Real Estate Investment Society (REIS); on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools; on the Lee County Conservation Land Acquisition and Stewardship Advisory Committee (CLASAC); on the Executive Council of the Environmental and Land Use Section (ELULS) of the Florida Bar, chairing the Land Use Committee; and is Chair of the Land Use and Governmental Law Bar Section of the Lee County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Administrative Law Section of The Florida Bar.