David P. Persson is “Of Counsel" with the firm and has represented governmental clients in Florida since 1990. He previously served as City Attorney for the City of Venice and Town Attorney for the Town of Longboat Key. He has served as special counsel for Sarasota County and the Cities of Sarasota, Holmes Beach, and Palmetto and has served as District Counsel for many taxing districts in Southwest Florida. He has successfully represented governmental clients in all state courts, including the Florida Supreme Court.
Dave has received an “AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for legal ability and professional ethics. Dave is active in historic preservation. He enjoys camping, fishing, sailing, traveling and hiking. He and his wife Patricia have three children.
- Brown University, A.B. 1976
- Tulane University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1984
Bar and Court Admissions
- Florida Bar
- Massachusetts Bar (inactive)
- Louisiana Bar (inactive)
- American Bar Association
- Sarasota County Bar Association