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About Michael Grant Tanner

Mike Tanner practices business commercial litigation and appellate and election laws with Gunster in Jacksonville, where is a shareholder. He served on the Board of Governors since 2011, including on the Legislation Committee since 2013 and has chaired or co-chaired that committee three times. He has also served on the Program Evaluation Committee, was chair for the 2016-17 Bar year, and chaired the board’s Constitution Revision Committee.

Tanner served on the Trial Lawyers Section Executive Council from 1992-99 and served as section chair in 1999-2000. He also spent five years on the Board of Legal Specialization and Education, including one year as chair.

Tanner has received awards, recognition, and membership from many peer-evaluated organizations (see his Gunster profile for a list of honors and publications). He is board certified in both civil trial law and business litigation and is rated “AV-Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell Inc. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member and past Jacksonville branch president of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Tanner is a graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and has been a Bar member since 1978. He is a member of the Appellate Practice, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, and Trial Lawyers sections.

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