Sarasota Patch: Casey Colburn on Florida Green Building Law CLE Panel

June 4, 2013 | By


This article originally appeared on (March 6. 2013).

SARASOTA, FL – Casey Colburn, LEED AP, a shareholder and land development attorney with Kirk-Pinkerton, P.A., will present a live Continuing Legal Education (CLE) panel presentation on Florida Green Building Law as part of the Florida Bar’s 6th Annual Construction Law Institute in Orlando this weekend.

Colburn joins attorneys Nicole C. Kibert of Tampa and Peyton White Lumpkin of Coral Gables in presenting the session, which will focus on contract considerations and explore case studies on green building, on Saturday, March 9th from 12 – 1 p.m. at the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel.

“I’m looking forward to participating on this panel with Nicole and Peyton, who are among the leaders in Green Building Law in Florida,” said Colburn.

Colburn was chosen to present during the conference due to his unique approach to and diverse experience in government relations and permitting issues affecting green building and real estate, ranging from facilitating stewardship and conservation of family and productive lands, to sustainable development in ecologically sensitive areas, to the reutilization of highly impacted and constrained urban real estate.

Colburn is certified by the Green Building Certification Institute as a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) – a designation awarded to a select number of Florida attorneys who have demonstrated an understanding and commitment to green building practices and principles.

Throughout his career, he has focused his practice on matters involving sustainable real estate development, environmental clean-up, green building, entitlements and land use. Colburn has been involved with the acquisition and redevelopment of numerous environmentally-challenged “brownfields” for major retail and shopping center projects throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

Colburn is currently Chair-Elect of the Florida Law Network and is involved in the Development and Green Building Committee of the Florida Bar, the Myakka River Chapter of the US Green Building Council, and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers Florida Government Affairs Committee. He is also a board member of various civic organizations in his Sarasota community, where he serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota and Vice Chairman of Suncoast Community Capital.

The Construction Law Institute will take place, March 7 – 9, 2013 at the Rosen Shingle Creek located at 9939 Universal Boulevard in OrlandoFor more information or to register for the event, visit the Florida Bar’s website at

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