Richard DeWitt

Call: (954) 909-0593

Mr. DeWitt focuses his practice on counseling local governments, property owners and developers in land use and eminent domain matters. He has experience representing his clients in litigation, planning and zoning, code enforcement, direct and inverse condemnation actions, and land use and development.

Over the years, Mr. Dewitt has represented municipalities both in-house and as outside counsel in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties. As a result, he has cultivated key contacts in municipalities throughout South Florida. As a land use/development attorney, Mr. Dewitt has successfully guided developers, investment funds, corporations, and nonprofits throughout the approval process for comprehensive plan amendments, site-plan approvals, rezonings, variances and special exceptions and code compliance. As an Eminent Domain attorney, Mr. Dewitt began his representation of property owner’s interest with the pioneer Eminent Domain law firm, Brigham Moore, LLP. Mr. Dewitt is a U.S. Army decorated combat veteran M1A1 Tanker, serving in the 1st Armored Division during Operation Desert Storm.

Mr. DeWitt is admitted to practice law in Florida. He has a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center, where he graduated cum laude, and a B.S. from Florida State University.