Tristan LaNasa is a litigation associate with Burke Blue and joined the firm in January 2023. Mr. LaNasa focuses his practice on real property transactions and disputes, contract drafting, state court litigation, business general counsel, lobbying, employment law, and local government. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. LaNasa practiced in Okaloosa, Walton, and Bay Counties focusing primarily on general civil litigation with an emphasis on real property representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. LaNasa began his career as a lobbyist and associate counsel for the Florida Tax Collectors Association in Tallahassee, FL. Additionally, he served as general counsel for community development districts gaining experience in the areas of land use, public record law, growth management, environmental law, interlocal agreements, public works, personnel and other municipal specialties.
Tristan is a local of Santa Rosa Beach having moved to the area from New Orleans in 2005. He attended South Walton High School and then followed in his family’s footsteps to the University of Florida to be a Gator. He then attended Florida State College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor, the Business Law Certificate, and the Book Award in Real Estate Finance. Additionally, he served in executive roles for the Federalist Society and was an active volunteer with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
Away from the office Tristan can be found cooking Cajun dishes for his family, golfing with his father, watching college football, paddle boarding with friends, playing guitar at local restaurants, and long-distance running with his dog, Nala.
More About Tristan LaNasa
Concorde Estates CDD v. Dominick and Marianne Tarantola Trust, et. al 2019-CA-001728-MF (procured summary judgment in Florida’s 9th Judicial Circuit for the foreclosure of over $5,500,000 in delinquent assessments covering 36 lots and recovery of over $200,000 in attorney’s fees and costs)
County of Volusia, Philip Fleuchaus, and Wayne Bailey v. Ron DeSantis and Michael Ertel 2018-CA-002646 (intervened on behalf of FTCA and successfully co-defended the challenge to Amendment 10 of the Florida Constitution before the 1st District Court of Appeals)