Clifton A. McClelland, Jr. has counseled businesses and individuals on the formation of businesses, purchase and sale of businesses, and business contracts. He has been lead counsel in business breach of contract litigation, construction contract disputes, uniform commercial code controversies, employment matters, commercial landlord-tenant litigation, condemnation, zoning and land use cases. His trial experience includes extensive complex litigation involving both jury and non-jury cases.

Mr. McClelland was a member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors from 2000-2012 where he chaired the Rules Committee and the Disciplinary Procedure Committees. He was also the Board of Governors liaison to the Business Law and Environmental and Land Use Sections and the Eminent Domain Committee. Mr. McClelland has lectured at Florida Bar sponsored seminars on litigation, eminent domain and land use.

Mr. McClelland is a Master Emeritus of the Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court which trains members of the bar in trial tactics and professionalism. He has been admitted to practice before the Florida Supreme Court, the Eleventh District Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1969
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. Middle District Court of Florida
  • United States Court of Claims