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About Florida's Big Dig Lawyer

I was born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. I graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor's degree in commerce. I obtained my Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law. I have practiced law in Florida since 1975. Along the way, I developed a keen interest in researching and writing history, publishing numerous scholarly journal articles and one award-winning book, "Florida's Big Dig," the story of Florida's Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, using my legal background. In recent years, I have maintained a limited practice consulting with other professionals on various historical land and water issues, including sovereign, riparian, and submerged land rights focusing on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. I maintain a regular blog at and website solely on how the book was researched as well as some of the major themes explored. The website on the book itself is The website on contacts for professional services is