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Immediate Past Chair of Young Lawyers Section

John M. Hemenway is a founding partner of Bivins & Hemenway, P.A. John's educational background included substantial coursework in computer programming and systems design at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His interests include Florida homestead law, computer technology and its role in business organizations, and digital property rights. John's practice focuses on real estate transactions, business law, and estate planning and probate.


  • University of Florida, J.D., cum laude, 2005
    - Vice President, Association for Law and Business, 2005
    - Book Award, Legal Drafting
  • University of Florida, B.S.B.A., Economics, with honors, 2002


  • Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2009

Practice Areas:

Asset Protection, Business, Business Transactions Law, Commercial, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate Sales Law, Contracts, Copyright, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate, Debtor and Creditor, Estate Planning, Land Sales Law, Landlord and Tenant Law, Leases and Leasing, Probate, Property, Real Estate Development Law, Real Estate Finance Law, Real Estate, Real Estate Insured Closings, Real Estate Sales Law, Real Estate Title Insurance Law, Residential Real Estate Development Law, Residential Real Estate Sales Law, Retail Development Law, Trademarks, Trust Law, Trusts and Estates, Wills

Associations and Memberships:

  • The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Brandon Bar Association
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms - Young Lawyers Section; Member
  • Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
    - Co-Chairman, Winthrop/Bloomingdale Area Council, 2012 
    - Member, Accreditation Task Force Communication Committee, 2011 
    - Leadership Brandon, 2008
  • Tampa Connection, 2010
  • Greater Brandon Community Foundation (Serves with firm as outside counsel)

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