James C. Brady

James C. Brady

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (954) 713-7618
Fax: (954) 713-7718

Primary Office

Fort Lauderdale
200 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Suite 1000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

James C. Brady

Partner

James Brady is an AV-rated attorney with more than 42 years of a broad range of experience in both the public and private sectors. His background includes representation of several municipalities and public boards. He remains the city attorney for a South Florida municipality and has held the position for more than 40 years, during which time he has provided counsel in areas ranging from labor, civil rights, zoning and land use to the areas of common legislation and daily policy-making. Moreover, he has represented national and multi-national corporations in a multitude of endeavors.

From the private sector perspective, James has extensive experience in real estate and land use law, including providing transactional counsel and title advice in the acquisition, financing, zoning, development, and redevelopment of real property, through sales to institutional, corporate, and individual buyers. He has provided counsel and otherwise participated in various matters involving environmental regulations and law, coordinating with engineers and other experts to resolve real and alleged environmental problems. He also represents issuers and recipients in bond and housing assistance financing. Rounding out his practice, he has conducted and continues to actively conduct non-jury and jury trials in the state and federal courts, as well as prosecuting and defending appeals from such courts.

Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

City attorney for the City of Lauderdale Lakes since 1975

Consulting-associate city attorney for the City of Miami Gardens

Special counsel for the City of Cooper City

Former city attorney for the City of Hacienda Village

Former assistant city attorney for the City of Tamarac

Broward County Planning and Zoning Board, 10-year term

Historic Preservation Board of the City of Fort Lauderdale, 10-year term

Northwest-Progresso-Flagler Heights Advisory Board for the City of Fort Lauderdale Community Redevelopment Agency, 10-year term

American Bar Association

Florida Bar Association

Bar of the District Columbia

Virginia State Bar Association

Education

J.D., Florida State University College of Law

B.A., M.A., Florida Atlantic University

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Florida
Virginia

James Brady is an AV-rated attorney with more than 42 years of a broad range of experience in both the public and private sectors. His background includes representation of several municipalities and public boards. He remains the city attorney for a South Florida municipality and has held the position for more than 40 years, during which time he has provided counsel in areas ranging from labor, civil rights, zoning and land use to the areas of common legislation and daily policy-making. Moreover, he has represented national and multi-national corporations in a multitude of endeavors.

From the private sector perspective, James has extensive experience in real estate and land use law, including providing transactional counsel and title advice in the acquisition, financing, zoning, development, and redevelopment of real property, through sales to institutional, corporate, and individual buyers. He has provided counsel and otherwise participated in various matters involving environmental regulations and law, coordinating with engineers and other experts to resolve real and alleged environmental problems. He also represents issuers and recipients in bond and housing assistance financing. Rounding out his practice, he has conducted and continues to actively conduct non-jury and jury trials in the state and federal courts, as well as prosecuting and defending appeals from such courts.