Born in Hollywood, Florida, February 12, 1951; admitted to the practice of law, 1977, Florida and U.S. District Courts; U.S. Tax Court, United States Court of Claims, Northern and Southern District, 1979; and the Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1984. EDUCATION: University of Texas (B.A. with Honors, 1973, Phi Beta Kappa); University of Florida ( J.D. with Honors 1976, Phi Kappa Phi.). LECTURER: The Florida Bar Continuing Education Committee and Eminent Domain Committee, 1994. MEMBER: Marion County Bar Association; The Florida Bar, Standing Committee on Eminent Domain, (Vice-Chairman, 1993); Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, (Co-Founder Eminent Domain Sub-committee); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Former Chairman, Planning Commission of Marion County.
Since 1980, Mr. Forman has participated in more than 1,000 property rights and condemnation cases throughout the State. He began working in the field of eminent domain with the late C. Ray Greene, Jr., of Jacksonville. Among statewide projects, Mr. Forman has handled condemnation cases for property owners and tenants in Broward County involving the conversion of S.R. 84 to I-595, the relocation of U.S. 1, expansion of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Mr. Forman also had significant involvement in representing property owners in the conversion of Alligator Alley to I-75 in Broward and Collier Counties, and in the State of Florida’s Cross-Florida Barge Canal Project in Central Florida.