Matt E. Dannheisser

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Mayor -- City of Gulf Breeze (2014 - _____); City Attorney -- City of Gulf Breeze (1990 - 2014); Town of Century (1993 - ____).

Author: "History of Financial Responsibility and Compulsory Insurance in Florida," Florida Automobile Insurance Law (The Florida Bar, Supplement); "Financial Responsibility and Compulsory Insurance Laws," Florida Automobile Insurance Law (The Florida Bar).

Professional Service: First Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee (prior service as Chairman and Vice Chairman; Escambia - Santa Rosa Bar Foundation (prior service as President and Board Member); Escambia - Santa Rosa Bar Association (prior service as member of Executive Committee).

Community Involvement: current or prior service as President, Vice President, Treasurer and/or Board Member of Capital Trust Agency; Center for Independent Living; Escambia Bay Jaycees; Fairpoint Regional Utility Authority; Gulf Breeze Sertoma; Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers; Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida; Northwest Florida Gator Club; Panhandle Tiger Bay Club; Peakes Point Homeowners Association; Pensacola Jewish Federation; Portofino Tower V Homeowners Association; Santa Rosa County Crime Stoppers; South Santa Rosa Utility System Board; Temple Beth El of Pensacola Board; Tiger Point Park Board; University of Florida Law School Alumni Council. Additional current or prior service on Florida - Alabama Transportation Organization; Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee; Gulf Breeze Sports Association coach; Pensacola Sports Association; Santa Rosa Enterprise Zone Authority; Santa Rosa Committee for Disaster Preparedness; University of Florida Foundation - Northwest Florida Regional Campaign Committee; University of Florida National Alumni Association Membership Committee; University of Florida President's Council.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial
  • Small Business Law
  • Local Government Law
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(850) 434-7272  Phone
(850) 432-2028  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S. in Finance, with honors, 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1987, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 1983, Florida
Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association; The Florida Bar (Member: City, County and Local Government Law Section, Business Law Section; Prior Service on Civil Procedure Rules Committee, Student Education and Admissions to the Bar Committee, Professional Ethics Committee); Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Foundation, (prior service as President and member of Board of Directors); Florida Municipal Attorneys Association; and Florida Association of Police Attorneys.
Birth Information:
Pensacola, Florida, November 21, 1958

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (14 reviews)
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