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Julia E. Smith

With more than 18 years experience, Julia concentrates her practice on health care, environmental and administrative law and general civil litigation.

Ms. Smith has handled matters before almost every section of the Agency for Health Care Administration




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With over 18 years of practical legal experience representing health care entities, manufacturing interests, small business owners, property associations and regulated professionals, clients appreciate our attention to detail and ability to provide a high quality work product that competes with the results of larger law firms but with a greater cost efficiency.  

At Julia E. Smith, P.A. we are here to listen to your needs and help you accomplish your goals in any way we can. 

           Mon - Thurs 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
            Fri   8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
         Fax: +1.850.727.8774

​​including:  rulemaking, analysis of legislation, administrative litigation, licensure, Medicaid issues, medical records issues, HIPAA compliance, Certificate of Need (CON), CON implementation and monitoring and Plans and Construction matters.

          Ms. Smith has represented clients in various environmental regulatory matters including coastal construction permitting, underground storage tanks, CERCLA, RCRA,  the Oil Pollution Act, air pollution permitting and permit enforcement.  Ms. Smith has successfully negotiated permitting and enforcement matters involving complex issues and has appeared on behalf of clients in Florida and federal courts as well as at the Division of Administrative Hearings.  She has worked with homeowners' associations providing advice on issues concerning governing documents and their enforcement.  She has also assisted with copyright contracts and filings.

          Ms. Smith has presented on regulatory issues for the Florida Health Care Association and Florida Assisted Living Affiliation and seminars on environmental permitting and natural resource damages assessments.  She is admitted before all Florida Courts, the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts of Florida and the United States Circuit Court of the D.C. Circuit.  She is a graduate of Florida State College of Law with Honors and received Book Awards in both Mediation and Conflicts of Laws.  During law school she was a clerk for the judges of the Second Judicial Circuit of Florida.