Grimes Hawkins Gladfelter & Galvano, P.L. is located in downtown Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida, offering services throughout the State and concentrating its practice in the Tampa Bay area. Founded in 1922, the firm continues its tradition of maintaining a general civil practice and providing the highest quality legal services.

The firm has traditionally offered highly-specialized and comprehensive representation in the complex areas of real estate development and business acquisitions and restructuring. Its land use and real estate development attorneys offer a full range of services for the developer from land use approvals, financing and closing transactions, to horizontal and vertical development documentation and dispute resolution. Our experienced business transactional attorneys are proficient in coordinating with outside accountants, tax advisors and other professionals to establish business entities and effect business transactions that serve the particular needs of the client.

Our trial lawyers offer a full range of civil trial and pre-trial representation for individuals and businesses, with an emphasis on commercial and construction litigation, condemnation, marital and family law and mediation. Responding to the changing economic climate, our bankruptcy department handles complex issues for creditors and debtors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 proceedings, as well as counseling clients in and out of court to assist in finding solutions to issues related to commercial loan defaults and restructuring, foreclosures and alternatives to foreclosure and litigation related thereto.

The firm has evolved with the ever-changing economic landscape of Florida by expanding its practice areas to include health care law, HIPAA, government procurement and government relations. Our health care team has both regulatory and operational experience in the healthcare arena, including specialized experience in privacy compliance assessments, training and compliance documentation and the substantive issues related to HIPAA law. In the government procurement and government relations division of our firm, our attorneys offer significant experience and resources on the state and local level to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining government contracts and to otherwise increase their business with state and local governmental entities.

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