Lonnie Groot

Attorney, of Counsel

Lonnie Groot is of Counsel with Massey Law Group. He received a B.S. degree in 1973 and a J.D. in 1976 from Florida State University, and he is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, United States Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Claims, U.S. Court of Military Appeals, and U.S. Court of International Trade.

Lonnie is board certified by The Florida Bar in the area of City, County, and Local Government Law. He is a member of The Florida Bar and the Volusia County Bar Association.

From 1985 to 1999, Lonnie served as Deputy County Attorney for Seminole County, and from 1979 to 1985, he served as an Army Lawyer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in Alabama, Germany, and North Carolina. He currently serves as the City Attorney for the City of Daytona Beach Shores and as an Assistant City Attorney for the cities of Sanford and Oviedo.

Lonnie has been engaged by numerous other local governments and constitutional officers to provide legal services, and he was appointed as a special magistrate for the City of Palm Coast and Seminole County. He has served as a legislative aide to the Florida and Montana Legislatures and appeared in high-level land use cases before the Governor and Cabinet of the State of Florida, including involvement in the Bush vs. Gore Presidential Litigation.

Lonnie served as an adjunct law professor at Campbell University, Fayetteville State University, Methodist College, Seminole State College, and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and has lectured at other educational institutions.

Highlighted Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Land Use and Local Government

Lonnie Groot
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