Bruce D. Partington

Bruce D. Partington: Attorney with Clark Partington Attorneys at Law AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Professional Recognition:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar

Professional Experience:

Bruce began his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, creditor's rights and real property litigation, and over time this practice evolved into one largely devoted to construction law. He regularly represents an array of participants in the construction and development process from private owners and developers, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Bruce was Board Certified in Construction Law in 2005, which was the first year it was offered. He has experience in both contract drafting and dispute resolution processes in public and private projects throughout Northwest Florida, in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitration and mediation. Bruce has earned an AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Community Involvement:

Rotary Club of Pensacola; Counsel to Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce (2003 - 2011); Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association; Board of Governors of the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar; President of Young Lawyers Section of Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association; Leadership Pensacola Class of 1994; Pensacola Museum of Art, Trustee and Secretary, Vice President and President of Board of Trustees


Rights and Liabilities of the Owner, Chapter 2 of Florida Construction Law and Practice, The Florida Bar (1997, 1999, 2001, 2005 and 2011 Revisions)

Constructive Service of Process, Chapter 7, Florida Real Property Litigation (March 1993)(co-author with William E. Bond, Jr.), and 1996 Revision

Shareholder Derivative Actions, Part B of Chapter 13 "Particular Actions and Proceedings." American Inns of Court Series on Florida Civil Procedure, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing (1996)

When Construction Projects Go Bad (2007) Lorman Educational Services; author and presenter of 25% of materials

The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues (2004), author and presenter of one-third of the materials

Construction Law in Florida, Seminar presented by Lorman Educational Services (2003), author and presenter of entire seminar and materials

Design Law in Florida, Seminar presented by Lorman Education Services (2000), author and presenter of one-half of seminar and materials

Construction Liens in Florida, Seminar presented by Lorman Education Services(1999 and 2000), author and presenter of one-half of seminar and materials

Accounts Stated, Open Accounts and Goods Sold, Chapter 12 of Legal Forms and Worksheets (Fla. Bar CLE 1999 Ed.) (Reviewed and edited)

Construction Liens and Defenses, Construction Law Seminar, Outline and Presentation, The Florida Bar (1998)

Judgments & Enforcement, Construction Law Seminar, Outline and Presentation, The Florida Bar (1997)

Comment, Frith Revisited: Practice Under Florida's Development of Regional Impact Statute, 6 J. Land Use & Envt'l Law 107 (1990)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Property Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(850) 432-1399  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13010, Pensacola, FL 32502
University Attended:
Washington & Lee University, B.A., cum laude, 1987
Law School Attended:
Florida State University, J.D., with honors, 1990
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida; 1990, Florida

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (5 reviews)
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