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Lisa S. Minshew

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Corporate, Contract, Environmental Law, Real Estate

  • Law Office: Lisa Minshew
  • Pensacola Law Firms
  • Law School: University of San Diego School of Law Juris Doctor
  • Status: In Good Standing

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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Native of City of Pensacola since 1958
  • Business and Property Owner in City Community Redevelopment Agency District
  • Resident of and Homeowner in City of Pensacola
  • Restoration Advisory Board - Member Ten Years and Previous Chairman

Board oversees Environmental Cleanup of over 20 sites at NAS Pensacola

  • Winterfest of Pensacola, Inc. - Board of Directors

Organization promotes downtown Pensacola through Christmas trolley tours

  • Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) - Member of Planning Committee
  • Pensacola Opera - Board of Directors and Corporate Sponsor
  • Circuit Civil Mediator - Founder of Minshew Mediation Center in Downtown Pensacola

Conducted over 100 mediations of Hurricane Ivan insurance claims in State of Florida program

  • Pensacola Pelicans - Season Ticket Holder since 2004

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY since 1985

LAND DEVELOPMENT

Secured zoning, subdivision, environmental (DEP/COE), building, and other regulatory approvals and negotiated construction documentation for large tract residential projects, hotels/resorts, offices and shopping centers in Florida, California, Nevada, Oregon, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Guam, Mexico and Canada; secured Master Plan approvals for three major multi-use/residential developments in southwest Escambia County using wetland density transfers; obtained land use approvals from county and successfully eliminated citizen group opposition for a large expansion of an oceanfront Kauai resort located on state land adjacent to Hawaiian burial grounds; advised owners and negotiated with governmental officials on approval and construction for 500 room/convention center golf resort expansion in Indian Wells, California; represented Escambia County Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning Board; successfully negotiated with local building officials for development permits in all NW Fla cities and counties.

ENVIRONMENTAL

Directed engineers and ecological consultants in environmental assessments (DEP, Army Corp of Engineers, EPA, County) for permitting and environmental impact reports involving wetlands, coastal construction (sea walls/docks), groundwater contamination, sinkholes, asbestos remediation, solid waste management and recycling facility construction.

REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS

Negotiated on behalf of and advised investment/development corporation on purchase, management and expansion of over 15 resort properties in one calendar year, total purchase price exceeded $200,000,000.00.

LEASING

Negotiated on behalf of Union Oil, as tenant, in 450,000 sq. ft. lease of Unocal headquarters in Los Angeles.

LITIGATION

Plaintiff's counsel in land use and real property matters involving permitting, land use approvals; construction defects; engineering design defects; flooding; fraud/misrepresentation and other business litigation.

School Degree Major Graduation
University of San Diego School of Law Juris Doctor Law School N/A
Pensacola Junior College Associate of Arts N/A N/A N/A
State / Court Date
Pennsylvania 1985 N/A
Florida 1986 N/A
California 1989 N/A

Service Type:Private


MAIN LOCATION

433 East Government Street
Pensacola, FL 32502

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