Bill Moore is a partner in the firm, Moore Bowman & Rix, P.A., located in the Sarasota office. He began his private practice in 1978 and has more than 35 years of legal experience. Mr. Moore represents clients throughout Florida and, while involved in all areas of eminent domain, from initial proceedings through appeal, he has developed a special interest in the expansion of private property protection via inverse condemnation actions and due process challenges. Prior to private practice, he was a prosecutor in the 12th Circuit State Attorney’s Office, and then chief condemnation attorney for the Florida Department of Transportation. Mr. Moore is an experienced trial lawyer and is highly sought as counsel for complex and difficult legal issues throughout the state of Florida. He is admitted to practice before all Florida state and federal courts, as well as the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Moore was recognized by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of eminent domain (2007–2015), and in October of 2011 was named Lawyer of the Year for 2012 by Best Lawyers in the field of eminent domain for the Tampa Bay Area. Mr. Moore is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for legal skill and professional ethics. Mr. Moore currently serves on the Florida Bar’s Eminent Domain Committee and continues to advance his interests in property rights by writing and speaking on property rights protection at seminars as well as teaching a real property litigation course at Stetson University College of Law.