Attorney Sean M. Byrne to Present on Conservation Law at Paralegal Association of Florida
Attorney Sean M. Byrne will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Suncoast Chapter of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. on the topic of land conservation law in Florida. The meeting will be held on April 14. Byrne will present an overview of the federal and state laws governing conservation easements and identify the various financial incentives available to landowners who choose to conserve their land. The presentation will also showcase some of the local success stories of conservation land transactions, including donations and purchases of conservation easements through Sarasota County’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands Protection Program. Byrne represented Sarasota County in the acquisition of conservation easements across privately owned working ranches in east Sarasota County. The presentation will give real estate lawyers options to provide landowner clients who are considering conservation as a part of their estate planning.