Richard V. Neill, Jr
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AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer (1991 to date)
Joined what was then Neill Griffin Jeffries & Lloyd in 1983 in a general civil practice, which has included: litigation and trial of various types of cases -– from auto accidents, to legal and medical malpractice, to commercial disputes, foreclosure and property rights litigation — with a current focus on representing landowners in eminent domain cases; real estate transactions representing buyers and sellers, and acting as title and closing agent; and, business law, including forming and supporting business entities, and asset and entity sales.
Has also been Town Attorney of St. Lucie Village, Florida,
since 1989, and, in 2017, was engaged as the attorney for the District Board of Trustees of Indian River State College.
Has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and County Court Mediator from 2007 to date.
Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel Member, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (2017)
Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee, 2011 to date
St. Lucie County Bar Association, Judicial Liaison Committee, 2007 to date (Chair, 2014 to date)
St. Edward’s School Advisory Board, 2011 to 2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 1986
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit 1986
U.S. Supreme Court 1987
High School – St. Edward’s School, 1976
Bachelor of Arts – Davidson College, 1980
Juris Doctor – University of Florida, 1983