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Overview

Nicole A. Neugebauer is an Associate in the Firm’s Land Development, Zoning and Environmental Department. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law. She earned both her B.A. and B.S., cum laude, from the University of Florida.

Prior to law school, Nicole worked for a Fortune 500 company in the Real Estate Asset Management department, where she reviewed and summarized title, declarations of covenants, conditions, and restrictions, and easements for company-owned shopping centers. Nicole also worked for the same company in its retail operations throughout high school and college.

During law school, Nicole served as a law clerk in the Firm’s Tampa office.

Representative Experience

  • Prepared local government rezoning, major modification, variance, and other development order applications and presentations.
  • Assisted in drafting memoranda regarding various property rights and civil rights challenges to local government action, including challenging a local government’s unreasonable interpretation of its comprehensive plan.
  • Assisted in various Florida Land Use and Environmental Dispute Resolution actions to successfully defend against unreasonable rezoning denials and code enforcement actions.
  • Assisted lead counsel representing clients pursuing development incentives, including ad valorem tax abatement, brownfields voluntary cleanup tax credits, and jobs tax refunds.
  • Assisted in processing various environmental permitting matters, including Environmental Resource Permits and brownfield designations.
  • Prepared applications to challenge denial of agricultural tax classifications (greenbelting).

Judicial Clerkships

  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Amanda Arnold Sansone, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Junior League of Tampa, 2020-Present

Publications & Presentations

Publications: What's Developing | Winter 2020-2021
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|January 2021

Land Development News Update, Publications: City of Tampa Holds Important Workshop on Changes in Land Use and Development Policies
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|November 2020

Land Development News Update, Publications: What's Developing | Fall 2020
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|October 2020

Land Development News Update, Publications: Hillsborough County Continues Discussion on Changes in Land Use and Development Policies to Prepare for Smart and Sustainable Growth
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|January 2020

Land Development News Update, Publications: Florida Supreme Court Reverses Course to Allow Personal Injury Damages for Some Environmental Claims
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|January 2020

Land Development News Update, Publications: Major Land Use and Development Policies Discussions Continue in Hillsborough County
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|January 2020

Land Development News Update, Publications: Governor DeSantis Terminates Emergency Declaration for 43 Counties Starting 90-Day Clock for Important Notice Letters
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|October 2019

Government & Administrative News Update, Land Development News Update, Publications: 2015 Waters of the United States Rule Repealed, with a New Rule Expected this Winter
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|September 2019

Land Development News Update, Publications: Important Land Development and Environmental Issues Following Florida's 2019 Legislative Session
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|July 2019

Land Development News Update, Publications: What's Developing | Summer 2019
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|July 2019

Land Development News Update, Publications: Unanimous Property Owner Win as U.S. Supreme Court Limits the Reach of the Endangered Species Act
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|January 2019

Land Development News Update, Publications: Calmer Waters Ahead? Environmental Protection Agency Proposes New
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|January 2019

Land Development News Update, Publications: Qualified Opportunity Zones
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|August 2018

Ad Valorem Tax News Update, Government & Administrative News Update, Land Development News Update, Publications: Upcoming Vote on Amendment Two Has Significant Tax Implications for Non-Homestead Property Owners
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|August 2018

Government & Administrative News Update, Publications: Recent Supreme Court Decision Overrules
Stearns Weaver Miller News Update|July 2018

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