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Christian T. Van Hise

240 South Pineapple Avenue
10th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236


Candace Ferris
Direct941.366.6660, Ext. 2476

Christian T. Van Hise's practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction litigation, surety law, zoning, land use and administrative law.

Chris is a former Assistant County Attorney for Pasco County, Florida. Prior to obtaining his law degree, he practiced as a project management engineer with the Lee County Department of Transportation in Fort Myers, Florida.

While at the University of Dayton, Chris was a member of the Environmental Law Moot Court Team.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Manatee County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Junior Leadership Manatee County, Board of Directors
  • International Right-of-Way Association
  • Leadership Manatee County, Class of 2016
  • Leadership Sarasota County, Class of 2007
  • Sarasota County Traffic Advisory Council, Board Member (2002-2006)
  • Miracle League of Manasota, Volunteer Coach

Events and Presentations

06.01.2000Public Construction Bonds in Florida
05.01.1999Annual Meeting of the International Right-of-Way Association
08.01.1997Florida Construction Lien Law updates

Alternate biographies




  • J.D., University of Dayton, 1995
  • B.S.C.E., University of Rhode Island, 1990

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1996
  • Florida, 1995