Burt L. Saunders - Attorney at Law

Burt L. Saunders Attorney At Law


Burt L. Saunders - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 239-598-3601
F 239-598-3164
Naples 3838 Tamiami Trail North Suite 410 Naples, Florida 34103

Burt Saunders practices in the areas of local and state government. He served as Florida state senator for District 37 from 1998 to 2008, where he represented Collier and Lee Counties. Prior to that, he served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1994 to 1998, served as a member of the Collier County Commission from 1986 to 1994 and served as the Collier County Attorney from 1982 to 1986. Burt lobbies for various government entities and serves as the Village Attorney for the Village of Estero. Currently, he serves as a member of the Collier County Board of County Commissioners.

  • Background

    Burt was born in Newport News, Virginia. He received his bachelor's in 1972 from the University of South Florida and his juris doctor in 1975 from the College of William and Mary. In 1978, Burt received his legum magister in ocean/coastal law from the University of Miami.

  • Education
    • University of South Florida, B.A. (1972)
    • College of William and Mary, J.D. (1975)
    • University of Miami, LL.M. (ocean/coastal Law, 1978)
  • Admissions
    • Florida
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • Florida State Senator - District 37 (1998-2008)
    • Florida House of Representatives, Member (1994-1998)
    • Collier County Board of County Commissioners, Member (1986-1994)
    • Collier County, Florida, County Attorney (1982-1986)
    • Dade County, Florida, Assistant County Attorney (1979-1982)
    • The Florida Bar
    • Collier County Bar Association
    • Wolford School of Nurse Anesthesia, Board of Directors, Member
  • Relevant Senate Committee Assignments
    • Health and Human Services Appropriations, Chair
    • Health Care, Chair
    • Select Committee on Medicaid Reform
    • Commerce and Consumer Services
    • Environmental Preservation, Chair
  • Civic
    • Leadership Collier Foundation, Board of Directors; Leadership Development, Vice Chair
    • Enterprise Florida, Inc., Board of Directors, 2002-2008
    • Neighborhood Health Clinic, Inc., Advisory Board
    • The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
    • Project HELP, Advisory Board
    • Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida Advisory Board