Segundo J. Fernandez

Attorney in Tallahassee, FL
Beta Beta Beta, Delta Theta Phi. Associate Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1975-1976. Author: Note, "Municipality's Growth Restriction Plan Found to be an Unconstitutional Burden Upon the Right to Travel," 5 Cumberland Law Review 543, 1975; Comment, "Choice of Law Considerations in Alabama," 7 Cumberland Law Review 89, 1976. Co-Author: "Key Haven and Its Progeny: Uncertain Choices for Constitutional Challenges to Administrative Action," 58 Florida Bar Journal 381, June, 1984. Author: "Stormwater Revisited: Department of Environmental Regulation New Rule for Regulation of Stormwater Discharges," 56 Florida Bar Journal 479, 1982. Co-Author: Chapter 4, Environmental Regulation and Litigation in Florida; "State and Federal Regulation of Construction Activities in the Waters and Wetlands of Florida," The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Publications, 1988, 1991; "McDonald Revisited: Development of the Deference Doctrine in Florida Administrative Law," Vol. 66, No. 22, Florida Bar Journal 70, December 1992. Author and Lecturer: Environmental Permitting Courses, Florida Chamber of Commerce, 1995-2009. Assistant General Counsel, 1977-1980 and Deputy General Counsel, 1980-1983, State of Florida, Department of Environmental Regulation.
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Areas of Law

  • Environmental Law
  • Governmental Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, Florida
1978, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and U.S. Supreme Court
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

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  • Law School Attended

    Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
    Class of 1976
    cum laude

    University of Miami
    Class of 1977
    Ocean and Coastal Law

    University Attended

    University of Miami
    Class of 1973

    Florida State University
    Class of 2009

    Birth Information

    Born in 1950
    Havana, Cuba, December 31, 1950



    Associations & Memberships

    The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Environmental and Land Use; Administrative Law).

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    Office Information
    Segundo J. Fernandez
     2060 Delta Way,
    Tallahassee, FL 32303


    Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, P.A. (Tallahassee, Florida)

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