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1205 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

Telephone:(941) 748-3770
Fax:(941) 746-4160

> DePaola, Jason M.
> Hamlin, Curtis D.
> Hawk, Mary R.
> Knowles, Timothy A.
> Porges, Gregory J.
> Prather, Alan H.
> Swift, Bryony G.
> Turffs, James C.
Alan H. Prather

1205 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

Phone: (941) 748-3770
Fax: (941) 746-4160
Email: ahp@phkhlaw.com

Born in Gainesville, Florida and raised in Florida and North Carolina, upon graduation with a BA he was commissioned in the U. S. Marine Corps and admitted to the University Of Florida College Of Law and after graduation served four (4) years as a JAG Officer until returning to Florida and commencing his private practice. He has represented in one capacity or another Manatee County, the Cities of Bradenton, Bradenton Beach and Palmetto, as well as the Manatee County School Board and various special districts. He serves the firm in an "Of Counsel" capacity and is Florida Bar Board Certified specializing in City, County and Government Law.

Areas of Practice:
Board Certified City, County and Local Government Law
Real Property

Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1974

The University of Florida School of Law, Gainesville, FL, J.D. 1973
High Point College, High Point, North Carolina, B.A.
History and Political Science
Minor in Business Administration, 1971

Professional Associations and Memberships:
The Florida Bar Association
Board Certified City, County and Local Government Law
City, County and Local Government Law Section, Member
Environmental and Land Use Law Section, Member
City, County and Local Government Certification Committee, Past Two Term Member
Unlicensed Practice Law Committee - 12th Circuit, Chair
The Manatee County Bar Association
The United States Supreme Court
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
The Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Birth Information:
January 28, 1949, Gainesville, Florida