Robert D. Pritt

Shareholder
Naples
850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.649.2714
F 239.261.3659
P 239.649.2714 | F 239.261.3659

Overview

Mr. Pritt focuses his practice in the areas of local government, land use and real estate law. He represents municipalities, special districts, private developers, and real estate investors.

Languages
  1. Spanish
Services

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
  2. The University of Akron, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  2. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  3. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  4. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  5. U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
  • Board Certified in City, County & Local Government Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Certified Circuit and Appellate Mediator, the Florida Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • ​​​​​International Municipal Attorneys Association - Outstanding State Chair Award (2019)
  • Special Magistrate for Palm Beach County and Broward County
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • City of Naples, Florida, City Attorney (2001-present)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2009 & 2011-2013)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America© Fort Myers / Naples Litigation - Land Use & Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" (2013 & 2015)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Land Use & Zoning Law (2010-2011); Litigation - Land Use & Zoning (2012-2020); Municipal Law (2010-2020); and Government Relations Practice (2012-2020)
  • Selected as Naples Illustrated "Top Lawyer" - Land Use and Zoning Law; Municipal Law; Real Estate Law (2019) 
  • Named City Attorney of the Year by the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (2003)
  • City of Sanibel, Florida, City Attorney (1987-2000)
  • City of Akron, Ohio, Director of Law (1980-1983)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (1980-1985)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Inactive)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Instructor
  • Florida Registered Lobbyist
  • Code Enforcement Instructor-FIOG-FACE—USF--UCF 1989-present

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar
    • Eminent Domain Committee (2009-2015)
    • Appellate Court Rules Committee (2002-2008)
    • City, County, Local Government Certification Committee 1997-2003 (Chair 2002), 2012-present
    • Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee, Chair (2001)
  • Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, President (2000)
  • International Municipal Attorneys Association, Florida Chair (1997-2000)
  • Lee County Bar Association, Past President
  • Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents, President (2006)
Community Affiliations
  • Hope United Presbyterian Church—Elder/Deacon
  • Presbyterian Homes & Housing Foundation—Board Member
  • Peace River Presbytery—Trustee/Finance Committee

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Florida Property Owners: The Notice of Proposed Property Taxes from Your County Property Appraiser-Beware of Deadline for Appeal (Aug 18, 2017)
    Congress Passes Multi-Year Surface Transportation Bill (Dec 8, 2015)
  2. Articles
    "Walking the Fine Line: Code Enforcement and the Fourth Amendment" - Municipal Lawyer Magazine (Jan/Feb 2019)
    "Reasonable Expectations: What can your city attorney do for you?" - Quality Cities (Nov/Dec 2018)
  3. Presentations
    "Working Together: City Council, City Manager & City Attorney" - Florida League of Cities (2016)
    “Trespass, Private Property Rights & 4th Amendment in Code Enforcement” - Florida Association of Code Enforcement (2014)
    "Code Enforcement of Development Orders” - Florida Bar, Land Use Section (2014)
    “Exactions: Extortion or Just Good Government?” - 8th Annual Winter Institute-University of Akron School of Law (2014)
    "Sunshine Law & Public Records Law" - Training Seminar, John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government/ManaSota League of Cities (2013)
  4. Firm News
    Eleven Roetzel Attorneys Named Among Naples Illustrated 2019 Top Lawyers (Sep 25, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    Roetzel’s Bob Pritt Working to Help Amish Community Receive Much-Needed Benefits (May 3, 2019)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2017 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2016)

Overview

Mr. Pritt focuses his practice in the areas of local government, land use and real estate law. He represents municipalities, special districts, private developers, and real estate investors.

Languages
  1. Spanish

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
  2. The University of Akron, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  2. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  3. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  4. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  5. U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
  • Board Certified in City, County & Local Government Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Certified Circuit and Appellate Mediator, the Florida Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • ​​​​​International Municipal Attorneys Association - Outstanding State Chair Award (2019)
  • Special Magistrate for Palm Beach County and Broward County
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • City of Naples, Florida, City Attorney (2001-present)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2009 & 2011-2013)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America© Fort Myers / Naples Litigation - Land Use & Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" (2013 & 2015)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Land Use & Zoning Law (2010-2011); Litigation - Land Use & Zoning (2012-2020); Municipal Law (2010-2020); and Government Relations Practice (2012-2020)
  • Selected as Naples Illustrated "Top Lawyer" - Land Use and Zoning Law; Municipal Law; Real Estate Law (2019) 
  • Named City Attorney of the Year by the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (2003)
  • City of Sanibel, Florida, City Attorney (1987-2000)
  • City of Akron, Ohio, Director of Law (1980-1983)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (1980-1985)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Inactive)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Instructor
  • Florida Registered Lobbyist
  • Code Enforcement Instructor-FIOG-FACE—USF--UCF 1989-present

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar
    • Eminent Domain Committee (2009-2015)
    • Appellate Court Rules Committee (2002-2008)
    • City, County, Local Government Certification Committee 1997-2003 (Chair 2002), 2012-present
    • Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee, Chair (2001)
  • Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, President (2000)
  • International Municipal Attorneys Association, Florida Chair (1997-2000)
  • Lee County Bar Association, Past President
  • Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents, President (2006)
Community Affiliations
  • Hope United Presbyterian Church—Elder/Deacon
  • Presbyterian Homes & Housing Foundation—Board Member
  • Peace River Presbytery—Trustee/Finance Committee

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Florida Property Owners: The Notice of Proposed Property Taxes from Your County Property Appraiser-Beware of Deadline for Appeal (Aug 18, 2017)
    Congress Passes Multi-Year Surface Transportation Bill (Dec 8, 2015)
  2. Articles
    "Walking the Fine Line: Code Enforcement and the Fourth Amendment" - Municipal Lawyer Magazine (Jan/Feb 2019)
    "Reasonable Expectations: What can your city attorney do for you?" - Quality Cities (Nov/Dec 2018)
  3. Presentations
    "Working Together: City Council, City Manager & City Attorney" - Florida League of Cities (2016)
    “Trespass, Private Property Rights & 4th Amendment in Code Enforcement” - Florida Association of Code Enforcement (2014)
    "Code Enforcement of Development Orders” - Florida Bar, Land Use Section (2014)
    “Exactions: Extortion or Just Good Government?” - 8th Annual Winter Institute-University of Akron School of Law (2014)
    "Sunshine Law & Public Records Law" - Training Seminar, John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government/ManaSota League of Cities (2013)
  4. Firm News
    Eleven Roetzel Attorneys Named Among Naples Illustrated 2019 Top Lawyers (Sep 25, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    Roetzel’s Bob Pritt Working to Help Amish Community Receive Much-Needed Benefits (May 3, 2019)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2017 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2016)