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Joseph A. Lane



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Joe Lane is board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar, and he has practiced in the construction law field continuously since 1978.

Joe practices a wide spectrum of construction law, including preparation of,or modification of standard forms for construction documents for commercial projects, including CM, CM at risk, stipulated sum, cost-plus/GMP and subcontract documents for all types of commercial projects. He also practices in the area of construction defects, including representation of claimants and defendants in defect claims, including related property insurance claims, general liability insurance claims, and builder’s risk insurance claims. He also handles public bid and procurement protests.

Joe is a member of the ABA Section on the Construction Industry and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice.  He has served as both a binding and non-binding court-appointed arbitrator in arbitrations involving complex construction claims and disputes. He has also served as a mediator in numerous mediations over the years.

Actively involved in Boy Scout adult leadership, Joe serves as the Finance Chair for the Ft. Gatlin District of the Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America.

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  • Boy Scout Troop 24, Assistant Scoutmaster
  • Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, Finance Chair, Ft. Gatlin District.


  • Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2023
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2005-2022
  • "Lawyer of the Year 2013" for Construction Law in Orlando by Best Lawyers in America
  • "Lawyer of the Year 2021" for Bet-the-Company Litigation by Best Lawyers in America
  • "The Best of the Bar" Orlando Business Journal
  • "Florida's Top Lawyers" Florida Monthly Magazine
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers 2010-2016, 2018
  • "The Best Lawyers in Central Florida 2007" Orlando Magazine
  • Selected for inclusion in 2006-2018 Florida Super Lawyers
  • "Florida Legal Elite" 2007, 2009 Florida Trend Magazine
  • "Florida's Top Lawyers" Florida Monthly Magazine

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  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Professional Certification: Board in Construction Law


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