Martindale-Hubbell 'AV' Rated Attorney
Adams Weaver has maintained a statewide practice in eminent domain and related land use litigation for over thirty years. In addition to his eminent domain and land use practice, Mr. Weaver has successfully litigated numerous complex commercial and contested probate matters including will contests involving millions of dollars of probate assets. Mr. Weaver was responsible for one of the largest condemnation awards in the history of Florida in the amount of $110,000,000. Mr. Weaver is listed as a Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine, selected as a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America, named as a Top Lawyer by South Florida Legal Guide, and recognized as a Top Lawyer of 2018 by Palm Beach Illustrated.
Mr. Weaver has represented numerous businesses, gas stations, fast food and other restaurants, along with other commercial, industrial and agricultural properties. In addition, he has represented owners of large vacant property as well as individual homeowners.
Mr. Weaver is the past-Chair of The Florida Bar Eminent Domain CLE Manual Steering Committee; Past-Chair, Eminent Domain Committee, The Florida Bar; and Past-Vice-Chair Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee. Mr. Weaver is often called upon to lecture at a variety of seminars on such topics as: Trying the Case – The Owner’s Perspective and Jury Instructions; Trial Strategy; Access; Pre-Condemnation Planning and Preparation of the Appraisal Witness; Mediation Strategy in Condemnation Cases; Techniques and Preparation for Cross Examination; Typical Road and Access Problems, Ethical Considerations and Litigating the Road Case; Why Wasn’t Your Property Taken? – Recent Developments in the Law of Regulatory Takings; Elements of a Condemnation Trial Based on Experience.
Mr. Weaver is a co-author of a chapter in The Florida Bar Florida Eminent Domain Practice and Procedure Manual.