Scott E. Rudacille


Scott E. Rudacille

Scott practices in the areas of local government, land use and real estate law. He serves as counsel to a wide variety of local government entities, including municipal, school district, community development district and interlocal government. He also represents private clients in all aspects of the permitting and development process. His experience working with local governments from both the public and private perspectives gives him the ability to provide insightful advice and craft unique solutions for his clients. Scott is Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law, and holds an “AV” peer review rating according to Martindale-Hubbell, representing his commitment to excellence in his field and the highest ethical standards in his practice.


  • AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Readers Choice for Attorney, Anna Maria Island Sun, (2006 – 2008; 2010 – 2014, 2017, 2018)
Bar Associations

  • The Florida Bar
    • City, County and Local Government Section
  • Manatee County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, 2009 – 2012


  • Florida Planning Zoning Association – Gulf Coast Chapter
    • Former Board Member
  • Urban Land Institute
    • Member
  • Environment and Land Use Section of The Florida Bar
    • Land Use Committee Member
  • City of Holmes Beach Planning Commission
    • Member, 2012
  • Bradenton Housing Authority
    • Board of Commissioners, 2011 – 2013
  • City of Holmes Beach Personnel Board,
    • Member, 2006 – 2008
  • Florida Municipal Lawyers Association
    • Member
  • Manatee Tiger Bay
    • Member
  • Leadership Manatee Graduate, 2007


  • Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce
    • Board of Directors, 2011 – 2013
  • Anna Maria Island Community Center
    • Chair, 2013-2014; Board of Directors, 2005 – 2015
  • Manatee Gator Club
    • Board of Directors, 2005 – 2009
  • Leadership Manatee Alumni Association
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., with honors, 2004)
  • University of Florida (B.S., with honors, 2001)
Recent News

Sunshine Law, Public Records Act, and Ethics for Elected Officials
Florida Planning and Zoning Association State Conference (2008, 2010, 2012)
Panel Discussion on the Land Use Process, Environmental and Land Use Law Section, Land Use Committee Public Workshop (2009)

Scott E. Rudacille

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802 11th Street West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

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