John M. Vericker
(813) 901-4945 – Direct
John M. Vericker is a shareholder with Straley Robin Vericker, and has practiced with the firm since 2005. John is Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law and he is AV Rated, the highest rating awarded by the Martindale-Hubbell law directory. His practice focuses primarily in local government, real property, and land use law. John serves as lead counsel to numerous community development districts represented by the firm, and has significant experience in the formation and operation of special districts, construction of public infrastructure, issuance of tax exempt bonds, government contracts, public records law, sunshine law, statutory requirements governing the conduct of public officers, elections laws, competitive bidding, and other aspects of local government law. John has also appeared in court and before various local government boards with respect to CDD issues. John also represents clients in commercial real estate transactions and foreclosure litigation.
John is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, the Environmental and Land Use Law Section of the Florida Bar, the City, County and Local Government Law Section of the Florida Bar, and the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. In May of 2009, John graduated from the Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership Institute, and he served on the Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership Institute Executive Committee from 2010-2011. [Admitted to the Florida Bar, September 2004] During law school, John served as a law clerk with the Pinellas County Attorney’s Office. Prior to attending law school, John was a Senior Coordinator with Seminole County, Florida.
- University of Florida – Fisher School of Accounting, B.S. in Accounting (1997)
- University of Florida – School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Master of Forest Resources and Conservation, (1999)
- University of Florida – Levin College of Law, J.D. cum laude (2004)