Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin

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  • Zoning, Land Use & Environmental Law
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About this firm

Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin specializes in real estate law, handling matters that include zoning approvals, amendments of local government comprehensive plans, developments of regional impact (DRIs), due diligence reviews, growth management, impact fees, concurrency issues and environmental matters.

Our attorneys have represented clients before such local governments as Miami-Dade County, Miami, Coral Gables, Miami Springs, Aventura, Pinecrest, Miami Beach, Medley, North Miami Beach, North Miami, Key Biscayne, Opa-Locka, South Miami, Hialeah, Pembroke Pines, Greenacres, Plantation, Homestead, Miami Gardens, North Bay Village, Bay Harbor Islands, and Doral.

Members of the firm appear frequently before the South Florida Regional Planning Council, Miami-Dade County's Board of County Commissioners, Community Councils/Zoning Appeals Boards, Planning Advisory Board, and the Environmental Quality Control Board; the City of Miami Beach City Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Design Review Board/Historic Preservation Board, and Planning Board; City of Miami City Commission, Zoning Board, and Planning Advisory Board; the South Florida Water Management District; the St. John's Water Management District, and other local governmental bodies, and also frequently lobbies staff of the Florida Department of Community Affairs.

In addition, the firm often represents its clients in appellate litigation involving the administrative matters it has handled.

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Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Land Use
  • Zoning Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Growth Management

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4.8/5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Melissa Tapanes Llahues by a Attorney on 09/19/18 in Zoning, Planning and Land Use

    Melissa is one the most intelligent, honest, trustworthy, hard working persons I have ever met. She is an expert in the field of zoning law and has a great reputation among her colleagues. I have been practicing real estate law for over 25 years an... Read more

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    Melissa is one the most intelligent, honest, trustworthy, hard working persons I have ever met. She is an expert in the field of zoning law and has a great reputation among her colleagues. I have been practicing real estate law for over 25 years and have worked on many matters with her over the years. She is extremely knowledgeable, professional and always well prepared. I offer my highest possible recommendation and rating for Melissa. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Melissa Tapanes Llahues by a Shareholder on 09/20/18 in Zoning, Planning and Land Use

    Melissa Tapanes is an outstanding land use and zoning attorney. She is a master of not only the substantive law but also the politics. She has strong relationships with staff and a clear understanding of local government process. Melissa is also v... Read more

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    Melissa Tapanes is an outstanding land use and zoning attorney. She is a master of not only the substantive law but also the politics. She has strong relationships with staff and a clear understanding of local government process. Melissa is also very responsive and communicative with clients and counsel and delivers practical advice for effective development strategies. Read less

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