Holland & Knight Partner Chris Brockman Nominated to the Seminole Torchbearers Board of Directors
Orlando, Fla. – March 30, 2011 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Chris Brockman, a partner in the firm's Orlando office, has been nominated to serve on the Florida State University's Seminole Torchbearers Board of Directors. Brockman was nominated by Vice President for Student Affairs, Mary Coburn.
The Seminole Torchbearers is an organization comprised of Florida State University students and alumni who are exceptional leaders. The Board of Directors acts as the primary fundraising board for the Division of Student Affairs. Board members act as a liaison on behalf of the Vice President for Student Affairs and help maintain relationships with friends and alumni. In addition, board members help to induct student leaders into Seminole Torchbearers and to recognize student leaders through various events held each year.
Brockman is the practice group leader for the Central Florida Real Estate Practice and the former head of Holland & Knight's National Retail Team. He focuses his practice in the area of real estate law, with special emphasis on commercial real estate transactions, including commercial leasing matters. In addition to his work with Holland & Knight, Brockman serves as Chairman for The Kimball Foundation; 2011 Orlando, Inc. Board of Directors; and is the former editor-in-chief for the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, Florida State University College of Law. Brockman has published articles for Florida Investor and RE Business Online and he is a frequent speaker on real estate matters throughout the state of Florida.
Brockman received both his B.A. and J.D. from Florida State University.