Contact Information:

850.681.6810
850.681.9792
cstratton@broadandcassel.com

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Focus Areas:

Eminent Domain

Practice Areas:

Eminent Domain

Accreditations and Certifications:

Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
Florida Bar

Industries Served:

Real Estate
Hospitality

Bar Membership:

Florida, 1976
District of Columbia, 1980

Education:

University of Florida Levin College of Law
Gainesville, Florida, 1976
J.D., Juris Doctor

University of Miami
Miami, Florida, 1969
B.A.Ed., Bachelor of Arts in Education

Affiliations:

The Florida Bar
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Charles S. Stratton P.A.

Partner
Tallahassee 

Mr. Charles Stratton is a Partner in the Tallahassee office of Broad and Cassel. He is the Chairman of the Firm's Eminent Domain Practice Group.

  • Mr. Stratton’s previous experience with the Florida Department of Transportation gave him the opportunity to handle thousands of eminent domain cases. He started as a trial attorney and subsequently supervised eminent domain attorneys in two of the Department of Transportation's six districts and later became the Chief Eminent Domain Attorney.
  • Mr. Stratton has been involved in significant eminent domain cases throughout the State and dozens of jury trials.
  • Among Mr. Stratton’s notable clients are Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Church’s Chicken, Chili’s, Red Roof Inn, Motel 6, Jiffy Lube and Wachovia Bank.
  • Mr. Stratton also represents home owners and small business owners, as well as owners of vacant land.
  • He was recognized in 2007 - 2014 by the top legal guide "The Best Lawyers in America," published by Woodward and White and designated a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine in 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
  • Mr. Stratton is an AV Preeminent®-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the agency’s highest marks for both competency and ethics.
He volunteers time and resources to a number of local Tallahassee charitable and community interests.

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America®" for eminent domain and condemnation law, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 
  • "Florida Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 
  • Achieved AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell 

Publications

  • Florida Eminent Domain Practice and Procedure Manual
    8th Edition
    2012
  • Florida Eminent Domain Practice and Procedure Manual
    7th Edition
    2008
  • Florida Eminent Domain Practice and Procedure Manual
    6th Edition
    2003

Press Releases

Date

Press Release

6/10/2014

Broad and Cassel Boasts 34 Super Lawyers, 12 Rising Stars in Florida