Adam M. Bird - Attorney at Law

1795 West NASA Blvd.
Post Office Box 1870 (32902-1870)
Melbourne, Florida 32901

P 321-727-8100
F 321-984-4122

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Biography

Although Adam has experience in many general litigation matters, his practice is focused primarily on corporate and commercial litigation, including contract disputes, real property and real estate litigation, residential and commercial landlord-tenant matters, labor and employment issues and other legal issues facing both individuals and business organizations.  Additionally, Adam also has substantial experience in admiralty and maritime litigation, insurance and insurance defense matters and appellate cases.  Adam has appeared in state and federal courts throughout Florida on a variety of litigation matters, and he is currently privileged to serve as General Counsel for the Orlando Melbourne International Airport.

In addition to his general corporate and commercial practice, Adam also practices family law and particularly those dissolution matters involving corporate ownership and other sophisticated financial issues where Adam’s corporate litigation experience provides an advantage. 

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Background

Adam was born and raised in Melbourne, Florida, where he attended high school at Florida Air Academy. After graduating first in his class in 2001, Adam was awarded the National Merit Scholarship and was accepted into the Honors Program at the University of Florida. Adam studied history in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and graduated in 2005 with a bachelor of arts.  He was then accepted into the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida, where he received his juris doctor in 2008.  While in law school, Adam twice interned in the Litigation Department at the Melbourne office of GrayRobinson, where he worked on a variety of cases, notably in the areas of commercial, maritime and employment litigation.

Adam his wife, Amy, are life-long Brevard County residents and have two beautiful children, Aiden and Isabelle.

Education
  • University of Florida, B.A. (2005)
    • National Merit Scholarship
    • Honors Program
    • Golden Key
    • Dean's List
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. (cum laude, 2008)
    • Frederick W. and Grace P. Brecht Scholarship
    • American Bar Association, Law Student Division
    • Dean's List 
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Brevard County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, former Treasurer and Board Member
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
Civic
  • Space Coast Health Foundation, Board Member
  • 2-1-1 Brevard, Former Board Member and Treasurer
  • South Brevard Sharing Center, Legal Advisor and Former Board Member
  • The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project, Board Member and Secretary
  • LEAD Brevard, Young Professionals of Brevard
  • Leadership Brevard Graduate, Class of 2011
  • Eastern Florida State College, Former Adjunct Professor
Reported Cases
  • Burke v. Homeowners Choice Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co.,67 So. 3d 218 (Table) (Fla. 4th DCA 2011)(per curiam affirmation of Circuit Court decision determining applicability of “sewer or drain” exclusion in homeowner’s policy)
  • Sanchez v. Soleil Builders, Inc., 98 So. 3d 251 (Fla. 5th DCA 2012)(reversal of summary judgment for failure to consider defendant’s affirmative defenses and counterclaims)
Awards & Recognitions
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017
  • LEAD Brevard, '4 Under 40' Finalist, 2016, 2017
  • AV Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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