• Johnson Pope Partner Mark Bentley Receives Distinguished AICP Service Award


    TAMPA — On April 5, 2017, the Florida Sun Coast Chapter of the American Planning Association awarded Mark Bentley, AICP the 2017 Distinguished Service Award for his outstanding contributions to the planning profession and the support of professional development programs for members of the American Planning Association’s Florida Chapter. This award recognizes a member’s contribution to the development and mission of the American Planning Association in a substantial manner over a sustained period of time. Mark has been a member of AICP since 1989, and certified as an expert in City, County and Local Government law by The Florida Bar.
    Mark Bentley is one of Tampa Bay’s most widely recognized land use and eminent domain lawyers. He recently joined the Tampa office of Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, a full service law firm with offices in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.