Colin Rice

Colin Rice has extensive experience in re-zonings, comprehensive plan amendments, annexations, municipal code text amendments, variances, flood control regulations, special/ conditional uses, code enforcement, local official appeals, solar power approvals, bid protests, historic preservation, construction licensing and leasing, landlord/tenant issues, vested rights, homestead exemptions, easement disputes, alcohol permitting and special assessments. Read more below…

My Experience

Colin Rice

Colin is a seasoned advocate who has represented clients throughout Hillsborough, Pasco, Sarasota, Manatee, Polk, Columbia, and Collier counties, as well as the City of Tampa, the Town of Redington Shores and Plant City, state agencies and various special districts.

He has been named as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law® annually from 2021-2023.

Colin spent five years as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Tampa and has been growing his local government, real estate, and land use practice in the private sector since 2019.

Colin is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association as well as the Florida Bar’s Land Use and Environmental Law Section.

While obtaining his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law, Colin clerked with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation: Real Estate Division.

Professional Memberships and Associations:

  • The Florida Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar Association: Land Use and Environmental Law Section Member
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Tampa Bay Chamber Small Business of the Year Committee Member
  • Tampa Bay Chapter of the Emory University Alumni Association: Board Member

Area(s) of Practice

  • Real Estate & Development
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Real Estate, Construction & Development Sectors


  • B.A., Emory University, English
  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law

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