James R. Lussier

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar

Education:

  • Bishop Moore High School, Orlando (1970)
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1974)
  • University of Florida (J.D., 1982)

Employment:

  • U.S. Naval Aviator, 1974-1980 (SH-3 Pilot and Officer Recruiter; Navy Achievement Medal)
  • Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge John A. Reed, Jr., Middle District of Florida, 1983-1985.
  • Mateer Harbert, 1985 – present

Professional Activities:

  • Orange County Bar Association (Chairperson, Young Lawyers Committee, 1986 – 1987)
  • Orange County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee
  • The Florida Bar (Eminent Domain Committee, 1992 – present)
  • American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section)

Activities:

  • Orlando Board of Zoning Adjustment (Chair, 2001 – 2002)
  • City of Orlando Public Art Advisory Board (2013)
  • Downtown Arts District, Inc. (Director/Officer, 2002 – present)
  • Downtown Orlando Partnership (President, 1997)
  • Central Florida Theatre Alliance (Founding Board Member)
  • University of Central Florida Downtown Center Marketing Committee (1999 – 2002)
  • Mayor’s Task Forces (Diversity, 1992; Anti Rave Ordinance 1998)

Practice Areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Condemnation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate & Business
  • Intellectual Property (trademarks & copyrights)
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Arbitrator
  • Real Estate & Land Development

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