Lawrence E. Sellers Jr. practices administrative and
governmental law, with a concentration in environmental and land use matters. He
regularly provides advice on permitting and enforcement matters involving a
variety of federal, state, regional and local administrative agencies. He has
substantial experience in administrative law, including rulemaking, adjudicatory
hearings and appellate review. For more than 25 years, he has represented
clients before the Florida Legislature, primarily on environmental, land use and
administrative law issues. He represents clients on growth management matters.
He also represents developers of affordable housing before the Florida Housing
Mr. Sellers has authored numerous articles published by The Florida Bar,
including several on amendments to Florida's Administrative Procedure Act (APA).
In addition, his comprehensive articles on the rulemaking provisions in the
Florida APA have been published by the Florida Law Review and the
Florida State University Law Review. A number of his articles have been
cited by Florida’s appellate courts and administrative law judges.
Mr. Sellers lectures on Florida administrative law at the University of
Florida College of Law. He also is a frequent speaker at environmental and
growth management seminars, including programs presented by the Florida Bar and
by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sellers was a certified public accountant.