Kenneth A. Jones

Of Counsel
Fort Myers
2320 First Street
Suite 1000
Fort Myers, FL 33901
P 239.338.4206
F 239.337.0970
P 239.338.4206 | F 239.337.0970

Overview

Mr. Jones focuses his practice exclusively in the fields of eminent domain/condemnation and property rights. He has handled hundreds of eminent domain/condemnation and property rights cases on behalf of property owners throughout Florida. He has been practicing in Fort Myers since 1975 and has been appointed to serve on the Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee, in addition to being a member of the Association of Eminent Domain Professionals.

Experience
  • Represented business owners in eminent domain cases filed by governmental entities including the State of Florida DOT, numerous counties, municipalities and utilities
  • Represented property owners in eminent domain cases filed by governmental entities including the State of Florida DOT, numerous counties, municipalities and utilities
  • Represented governmental entities including the Florida Department of Transportation, Lee County and the City of Sanibel in eminent domain actions
  • Represented utility companies acquiring easements for instillation and maintenance of utility systems
  • Represented Circle K in class action against Lee County challenging an ordinance as constituting an unconstitutional taking
Services

Education

  1. Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D.
  2. Florida Atlantic University, B.S.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (2010-2019)
  • Named as a "Florida Super Lawyer" for Eminent Domain Law by Florida Super Lawyers magazine

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee
  • Association of Eminent Domain Professionals
  • Lee County Bar Association, past Committee Chairman
  • Phi Delta Phi International legal fraternity
Community Affiliations
  • Downtown Management Corporation, Board of Directors (1996-2004)
  • Fort Myers Downtown Redevelopment Agency, Vice Chairman (1991-2004)
  • Downtown Entertainment District Committee, Chairman (1993-1997)
  • Fort Myers Planning Board (1988-1991)

Insights

Overview

Mr. Jones focuses his practice exclusively in the fields of eminent domain/condemnation and property rights. He has handled hundreds of eminent domain/condemnation and property rights cases on behalf of property owners throughout Florida. He has been practicing in Fort Myers since 1975 and has been appointed to serve on the Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee, in addition to being a member of the Association of Eminent Domain Professionals.

Experience
  • Represented business owners in eminent domain cases filed by governmental entities including the State of Florida DOT, numerous counties, municipalities and utilities
  • Represented property owners in eminent domain cases filed by governmental entities including the State of Florida DOT, numerous counties, municipalities and utilities
  • Represented governmental entities including the Florida Department of Transportation, Lee County and the City of Sanibel in eminent domain actions
  • Represented utility companies acquiring easements for instillation and maintenance of utility systems
  • Represented Circle K in class action against Lee County challenging an ordinance as constituting an unconstitutional taking

Education

  1. Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D.
  2. Florida Atlantic University, B.S.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (2010-2019)
  • Named as a "Florida Super Lawyer" for Eminent Domain Law by Florida Super Lawyers magazine

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee
  • Association of Eminent Domain Professionals
  • Lee County Bar Association, past Committee Chairman
  • Phi Delta Phi International legal fraternity
Community Affiliations
  • Downtown Management Corporation, Board of Directors (1996-2004)
  • Fort Myers Downtown Redevelopment Agency, Vice Chairman (1991-2004)
  • Downtown Entertainment District Committee, Chairman (1993-1997)
  • Fort Myers Planning Board (1988-1991)