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Practice Areas


Environmental - Transactions

Environmental Compliance & Permitting

Environmental Enforcement & Litigation

State & Local Government Relations

Real Estate

Resort & Planned Communities



Douglas Rillstone represents clients in all aspects of the redevelopment of blighted, under-utilized, and often contaminated property for mixed use, or student housing, including issues with due diligence, development of contaminated property involving petroleum, solvents, metals and relic landfills, real estate contract negotiations, title, construction and permanent financing, Community Redevelopment Agency incentives, commercial condominiums, property exchanges, demolition and construction, and local permitting, variances, and land use approvals.

He has routinely represented land owners, developers, mitigation bankers, miners, agricultural interests, energy, major transportation and industry associations in all aspects of the regulation of species, wetlands, waste, hazardous substance, water, including permitting, consultations, rulemaking, listing and delisting decisions.

Professional Memberships

Member, Board of Directors, Florida State University Real Estate Foundation

Executive Board Member, Florida State University Real Estate Center

Past Member, Executive Council, The Florida Bar

·Environmental/Land Use Law Section

Past Chair, Florida Chamber of Commerce Natural Resources and Growth Management Committee

·Subcommittee on Endangered/Threatened Species and Upland Habitat Regulation


Hamline University School of Law, JD, cum laude (1985)

Florida Institute of Technology, MS (1983)

Florida State University, BS (1979)