J. Stanley Chapman

J. Stanley Chapman: Attorney with Equels Law Firm
  • Director at Equels Law Firm (4 Attorneys)
  • 4649 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Suite 495, Coral Gables, FL 33146
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  • Peer Reviews

    4.5/5.0 (6)
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Attorney Awards



Obtained a $6.5 million dollar benefit package for a client after stopping a local government taking of private property in downtown Tallahassee.
Co-counsel at trial of a federal tort claims case that resulted in a $1.4 million dollar recovery for the client.
Obtained a $443,000 jury verdict in Okaloosa County in a private party defamation case involving an underlying contract dispute of less than $3,000.
Appointed by Governor Lawton Chiles as a historic preservation board trustee, and designed, before becoming a lawyer, over $1.2 million in public parks and recreational facilities for Leon County.


Statewide Law Week Chairman for The Florida Bar in 1999 and 2006.
Chairman of the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee of The Florida Bar in 1999, Member 1996-2006.
Director of The Tallahassee Bar Association, 1995-1996.
Member of the Eminent Domain Committee of The Florida Bar, 1992-Present.
Mayoral appointments to various environmental, land planning, regulatory, historic preservation, and cultural resources citizen advisory committees to the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.
President of the Florida Heritage Foundation in 1999 and 2000, Director 1992-Present.
Admitted to United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1990; United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1992; United States Court of Claims, 2002.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Eminent Domain
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil and Administrative Trial Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
786-463-4300  Phone
850-222-2900  Phone
850-222-2933  Fax
University Attended:
Florida State University, B.S., 1983
Law School Attended:
Florida State University, J.D., with honors, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1990, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 1992, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1987, Florida; 2002, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (6 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/15/09 in Condemnation

    I have known Stan since he was a law student. He is top notch and has developed a speciality in inverse condemnation / flooding cases.

    I have known Stan since he was a law student. He is top notch and has developed a speciality in inverse condemnation / flooding cases. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/14/09 in Eminent Domain

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Coral Gables, Florida

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