Tampa Bay, Fla., December 3, 2015 – Jennifer Cowan, an attorney in the Tampa Bay office of Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., was appointed City Attorney of the City of Treasure Island.
Incorporated in 1955, the City of Treasure Island is a barrier island community located in Pinellas County, Florida. As City Attorney, Jennifer Cowan will advise the City on general legal matters. For more information about the City of Treasure Island, visit http://mytreasureisland.org.
Ms. Cowan is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in City, County and Local Government Law and holds a Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating. Ms. Cowan’s practice focuses on local government, public pension, land use, and litigation. Ms. Cowan serves as general counsel to several special districts and represents many local governments as special counsel. She routinely advises local governments in matters related to annexations, public procurement, public construction, collective bargaining, employment law, ethics, public records, Sunshine Law, and real property issues. Ms. Cowan advises public employers on Federal and State laws pertaining to government retirement programs, prepares pension plan documents and amendments, assists local governments in evaluating pension reform options, implementing plan changes, and joining FRS. Ms. Cowan assists private and public clients in land use matters concerning Developments of Regional Impact, comprehensive plan amendments, concurrency matters, zoning issues, impact fees reimbursements and disputes, and development of Community Development Districts. Ms. Cowan has represented public and private clients in civil litigation and appellate matters.
Ms. Cowan was born in Pinellas County, Florida, grew up in the City of Treasure Island, and currently resides in the City of Gulfport with her husband and two children. Ms. Cowan serves as a member of the City of Gulfport’s Planning & Zoning Advisory Board. She also serves as a Trustee for the Arthur Family Foundation. She can be reached at (941) 708-4040 or at email@example.com.
For more than 20 years, the attorneys at Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., have helped the individuals, businesses and governments that have shaped Florida’s future. We offer solutions to issues associated with complex local, state, and federal laws and regulations. The Lewis, Longman & Walker team is comprised of well-known and respected attorneys with the experience and skill to quickly resolve difficult legal challenges. We are committed to responding to clients’ needs promptly and economically and believe in building long-term attorney-client relationships based upon collaboration and solid performance. For more information, visit www.llw-law.com.
Our offices are in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa Bay and West Palm Beach. Wherever you are, we’re nearby.