education

  • University of Florida College of Law (J.D., 1997),

     

  • Boston University (B.A., 1994), cum laude

related industries

bar admissions

  • Florida

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Kenneth A. Tinkler

Kenneth A. Tinkler

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Ken Tinkler’s practice involves a wide variety of government law issues with a focus on land use, environmental and energy permitting, ethics regulation, and election law. His experience includes representing individuals and corporations dealing with federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as representing state, county government and constitutional officers. 

Mr. Tinkler has helped clients navigate a broad range of government law matters, including zoning, future land use plans, ad valorem tax assessments, property tax appeals, code enforcement, variances, annexations, alcohol beverage licensing, tax incentives, and economic development. He has handled numerous large scale land use due diligence projects for complex real estate transactions on behalf of purchasers, investors, and lenders. Mr. Tinkler routinely handles public hearings and meetings for clients. He also advises on parliamentary procedure questions, Florida’s Sunshine Law and public records regulation, and Florida Constitution and home rule issues related to city and county charters, along with assisting local governments with implementing new legislation and ordinance drafting.

Mr. Tinkler also helps clients solve issues involving federal, state, regional, and local environmental regulators, including energy facility siting, submerged lands leases, and redevelopment of brownfields.

His election law experience includes representing local government officials handling election procedures and Federal Voting Rights Act requirements, and advising clients on campaign finance reporting and qualifying for election. He maintains a personal blog on these issues at www.floridaelectionlaw.com.

Mr. Tinkler is board certified in City, County and Local Government Law by The Florida Bar.