Kasey A. Feltner is an Associate in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group.

Kasey’s practice focuses on a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters, including real estate litigation, as well as transactional real estate matters. His real estate litigation experience includes landlord/tenant disputes, land use litigation, ad-valorem tax challenges, utilities right-of-way and easement disputes, and impact fee challenges. In addition, he has experience in representing clients in land use commission hearings across Florida, representing condemnors and condemnees in eminent domain proceedings in both state and federal courts, representing property owners in connection with environmental matters, and representing senior living facilities in FHA/ADA discrimination lawsuits. Kasey also has experience in residential real estate matters, including the representation of landlords and property owners in in leasing matters, fair housing issues, broker compliance, habitability claims, personal injury and property claims, and contract negotiations.

Kasey currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Hillsborough County Bar Association's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and is an active member of the National Rental Housing Council.

Prior to his legal career, Kasey served on active duty with the United States Coast Guard. In his role as the Commercial Vessel Branch Chief for Sector St. Petersburg, he oversaw and coordinated the commercial shipping industry for Port Tampa Bay. As a Reserve Officer, he served as the officer overseeing cruise ship compliance for Port Cape Canaveral. He currently serves in the United States Coast Guard Reserve as CG Legal Officer.

Credentials

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
    • Dean’s List
    • Stetson Law Walter Mann Award, 2017
    • National Order of Barristers, 2017
    • Honors Program
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Moot Court
      • Chief Justice
      • Best Brief Moot Court National Championship, 2017
      • Second Best Oralist Moot Court National Championship, 2017
      • Best Oralist Moot Court National Championship, 2016
      • Best Oralist Carlton Fields Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2015
    • Law Review Senior Associate
    • Stetson Journal Advocacy and Law
      • Editor-in-Chief
  • National Graduate School, M.S., Quality Systems Management, 2010
  • University of West Florida, B.S., Interdisciplinary Technology Systems, 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Professional and Civic

  • The Florida Bar
  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
      • Co-Chair, 2020-present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • National Rental Housing Council
  • Propeller Club, 2017 – present
  • Tampa Connection, 2018 – present
  • Veterans Law Institute and Clinic, 2015-2017
  • Combined Federal Campaign Director/Partnership in Education Chair, 2011-2013
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Stetson Law Veterans Advocacy Clinic and Pro Bono Initiative
  • Metropolitan Ministries
  • Team RWB
  • Ronald McDonald House

News & Insights

Presentations

  • "Privilege Issues for In-House Counsel: Old Principles, New Considerations," CLE Presentation (August 19, 2022)
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association's CLE/Luncheon, "Data Security and Real Property," CLE Presenter (March 10, 2022)
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Webinar, "COVID-19's Impact on Land Use and Real Estate Law,” CLE Presenter (April 28, 2021)
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Webinar, "COVID-19 and its effect on Real Property Law,” CLE Presenter (October 22, 2020)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association's "Real Property, Probate & Trust Luncheon/CLE: Land Use and Property Rights Litigation," CLE Presenter (March 12, 2020)
  • "Employee E-Communications: Company Obligations, and Opportunities in Litigation," CLE Presenter (October 11, 2018)

Publications

  • “Eviction Moratoriums – What We Do and Do Not Know,” Hillsborough County Bar Association’s LAWYER Magazine - Vol. 31, No. 3 (January – February 2021 Issue)
  • “#Not in My Backyard, Granny: The Discoverability of a Public Official’s Private Electronic Messaging Activity in Land Use Litigation,” 5 Stetson J. Advoc. & L. 50 (2018)
  • “Swipe Right for ISIS: Social Media and Material Support to Foreign Terrorist Organizations,” 26 B.U. Pub. Int. L.J. 95 (2017)

News & Speaking Engagements

Accolades

  • Florida Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Rising Star, 2021, 2022
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, 2022, 2023

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