• Douglas J. Sale - Attorney - Harrison Sale McCloy - Attorneys At Law - Panama City, Florida

    Douglas J. Sale

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    Panama City Office

    304 Magnolia Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401
    Phone: 850.769.3434 | Fax: 850.769.6121

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Attorney Profile


  • J.D., 1976, Cum Laude, University of Florida
  • B.A., Political Science, 1972, Magna Cum Laude, Vanderbilt University

Community and Professional Memberships:

  • Florida League of Cities 1999 Municipal Attorney of the Year
  • Former President of Florida Municipal Attorneys Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Former Member of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors
  • Former President of the Bay County Bar Association
  • Elected 2007 and 2014 Florida Trend's Legal Elite in Government and Administrative Law
  • Board Member and Former Commodore of the St. Andrew's Bay Yacht Club
  • Recipient of the Florida Bar President's 2006 Pro Bono award for the 14th Judicial Circuit
  • Former member of the Vestry, St. Andrews Episcopal Church
  • Member and former president of Florida Municipal Attorneys’ Association

About The Attorney:

Douglas J. Sale is a Founding Partner with the Firm. His primary areas of practice are local government, public finance, and land use law. In addition, he heads the Firm’s local government and public finance departments. He also maintains an active United States Coast Guard 100 Ton Masters License.

Mr. Sale currently serves as the City Attorney for the City of Panama City Beach, a position he has held since 1981; General Counsel for the Bay County Tourist Development Council; General Counsel for First Florida Governmental Financing Commission; and Former General Counsel and Public Finance Counsel for Bay Medical Center. In addition, he serves as General Counsel for the Panama City Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, and was the City's lead representative in the financing and development of the Pier Park redevelopment project on Panama City Beach.

Mr. Sale earned his J.D., Cum Laude, from the University of Florida, where he served on the Law Review and as a Member of the Order of the Coif. He earned his B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Vanderbilt University, majoring in Political Science with additional emphasis on Economics, and was chosen to be a Member of the Alpha of Tennessee Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Mr. Sale is admitted to practice in Florida and in the federal court in the Northern District of Florida.

Douglas J. Sale - Attorney - Harrison Sale McCloy - Attorneys At Law - Panama City Florida

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