George T. Levesque - Attorney at Law

301 South Bronough Street
Suite 600
Post Office Box 11189 (32302-3189)
Tallahassee, Florida 32301

P 850-577-9090
F 850-577-3311

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Biography

George is of counsel in GrayRobinson’s Tallahassee office. He focuses his practice on civil litigation, appellate and government matters.

George began his career working in private practice focusing primarily on civil litigation defense. He then served as Special Counsel and policy advisor to the Florida Speaker of the House, representing that chamber in successful gaming compact negotiations on behalf of the State of Florida, among other achievements. He also served as General Counsel for the Florida House of Representatives, and most recently, as General Counsel to the Florida Senate. In those capacities, he advised and represented both chambers of the Legislature on legislation and litigation involving redistricting and challenges to the adequacy of Florida’s public education system. As a policy advisor to presiding officers in both the Florida House and Senate, he has advised on subject matter areas that included the criminal and civil justice systems and the courts, regulated industries and professions, health care, insurance and taxation.

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Education
  • Bob Jones University, B.S. financial management (1992)
    • Dean’s List
    • University Debate Association
    • Delta Theta Pi Literary Society, President
  • Florida State University School of Public Administration (1999)
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (2001)
    • Dean’s List
    • Multiple Book Award Recipient
    • Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity
    • The Federalist Society, FSU College of Law Chapter, President
Admissions
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
    • Government Lawyers Section Executive Committee
      • Representative, First Appellate District
  • Judicial Nominating Commission
    • First District Court of Appeal, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush, 2006-2010
      • Chair, 2009-2010
  • The Federalist Society
  • Uniform Law Commission, Member
Reported Cases
  • League of Women Voters of Florida, et al. v. Detzner, et al., 188 So.3d 68 (Fla 1st DCA 2016)
    (Congressional Redistricting)
  • League of Women Voters of Florida, et al. v. Detzner, et al., 179 So.3d 258 (Fla. 2015)
    (Congressional Redistricting)
  • League of Women Voters of Florida, et al. v. Detzner, et al., 172 So.3d 363 (Fla. 2015)
    (Congressional Redistricting) 
  • League of Women Voters of Florida, et al. v. Detzner, et al., 178 So.3d 6  (Fla 1st DCA 2014)
    (Congressional Redistricting)
  • In re Advisory Opinion to Atty. Gen. re Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, 132 So.3d 786 (Fla. 2014)
    (Amicus Curiae)
  • League of Women Voters of Florida, et al. v. Florida House of Representatives, et al., 132 So.3d 135 (Fla. 2013)
    (Redistricting)
  • Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg/City of St. Petersburg Risk Management, 122 So.3d 440 (Fla 1st DCA 2013)
    (Amicus Curiae)
  • Florida House of Representatives, et al. v. League of Women Voters of Florida, et al., 118 So.3d 198 (Fla. 2013)
    (Legislative Redistricting)
  • Crews v. Florida Public Employers Council 79, AFSCME, 113 So.3d 1063 (Fla 1st DCA 2013)
    (Amicus Curiae)
  • Florida House of Representatives, et al. v. Romo, et al., 113 So.3d 117 (Fla. 1st DCA 2013)
    (Legislative Redistricting)
  • Scott v. Williams, 107 So.3d 379 (Fla. 2013)
    (Amicus Curiae)
  • Florida House of Representatives v. Expedia, Inc., 85 So.3d 517 (Fla. 1st DCA 2012)
  • In re Senate Joint Resolution of Legislative Apportionment 1176, 83 So.3d 597 (Fla. 2012)
    (Legislative Redistricting)
  • Resource Healthcare of America, Inc. v. McKinney, 940 So.2d 1139 (Fla 2d DCA 2006)
     
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