Stephen W. Thompson

Firm Principal

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1985
  • Board Certified Specialist in Condominium and Planned Development Law

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, J.D., 1985
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Masters, Urban and Regional Planning, 1982
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A., Political Science, 1980

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Land, Use and Environmental Law section Member
  • Florida Planning and Zoning Association State Director
  • American Planning Association
  • Economic Development Council, Manatee County Trustee
  • Developers Council of Sarasota Contractors Association, 1984-1985, Chairman
  • City of Bradenton Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Member
  • Gulf Coast Builders Exchange, 2001 Chairman
  • Community Association Institute / West Coast Chapter President
  • City of Bradenton Central Community Redevelopment Agency, 2010 Chairman

Past Employment Positions

  • Osceola County, Planner
  • Hardee County, Special Zoning Master
  • Center for Wetlands, Florida Graduate Assistant, 1982
  • Palmer Ranch Development Coordinator 1985-1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lawyer Referral, 1989 – 2010

Birth Information

  • Born in Hinsdale, Illinois