Mark Bentley practices in the area of land use, eminent domain and property rights. He is a former planning director and has represented numerous private property owners against various governmental condemning authorities in eminent domain matters. He also practices in the areas of administrative law and legal matters. Mark taught land use law as an adjunct professor for the University of South Florida’s Urban and Regional Master’s Degree Program, and now serves on the program’s Urban Planning Advisory Board. Mark also serves as a special master involving disputed land use cases under Florida’s Land Use and Environmental Dispute Resolution Act. He is a frequent speaker at various seminars and events in the Tampa Bay area, as well as throughout the state of Florida and nationally, primarily focusing on eminent domain and land use law.
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Land Use and Zoning Law
Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
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Florida Super Lawyer since 2008
The Best Lawyers in America since 2011
Legal Elite 2015 Florida Trend Magazine
Tampa Bay Magazine’s Best Lawyers since 2010
Tampa Magazine’s Top Lawyers List 2018 – #1 by his peers in Litigation: Land Use & Zoning
Stetson University, J.D., cum laude
University of Florida, Master of Arts in Political Science with honors
University of Florida, B.A. in Political Science with honors