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Patchen Named Vice Chair of the Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee

Heather A. Patchen has been appointed Vice Chair of the Florida Bar’s Eminent Domain Committee for 2015 -2016.  The next meeting of the Eminent Domain Committee will take place on Friday, September 18th at the Tampa Airport Marriott.

“I am honored to have been selected to serve as Vice Chair and I am 4166829565_c0e86c494clooking forward to assisting with the educational planning for our Committee meetings,” said Patchen.

The scope and function of the Eminent Domain Committee is to study and keep informed of recent developments in the field of condemnation of private property for public use by governmental agencies or private companies who have the power of eminent domain. Through quarterly meetings and a Committee newsletter, members of the Bar are kept informed of significant developments in this particular area of law.

Heather Patchen Appointed to The Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee

799228254_14e64ef92aHeather A. Patchen has been appointed to the Florida Bar’s Eminent Domain Committee effective July 1, 2014, and until June 30, 2015.

The scope and function of the Eminent Domain Committee is to study and keep informed of recent developments in the field of condemnation of private property for public use by governmental agencies or private companies who have the power of eminent domain. It should keep the members of the Bar informed of developments of great significance in this field, maintain liaison with private companies and governmental agencies who have and use the power of eminent domain, and study and consider legislation, law or problems in the area of eminent domain law as developed by the committee or assigned by the president or the Board of Governors.

“Moving Costs in Eminent Domain: A Mélange of Damages” Presented at the Florida Bar Winter Meeting

Moving Costs in Eminent DomainAt the recent Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee meeting held in Orlando, Patchen Law, P.A., presented on the topic of “Moving Costs in Eminent Domain: A Mélange of Damages”.  The presentation provided a breakdown of leading cases related to moving costs in eminent domain, a summary of available remedies, and a discussion as to how the 2009 Florida Supreme Court decision in Systems Components Corporation v. Florida Department of Transportation attempts to change the playing field.

For a complete copy of the presentation, please click on the following link: Moving Costs in Eminent Domain.