Brandon graduated from Dartmouth College and Stetson University College of Law. He has over 20 years of appellate experience and is one of only 176 attorneys in the state of Florida to hold Appellate Board Certification. Brandon has held an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 2004 and was selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers® in 2016 and as a Super Lawyers Rising Star® in 2009. He was selected for inclusion in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2015 and has been recognized as one of Tampa Bay’s Top Rated Lawyers™ multiple times; as one of the Best Lawyers in Tampa Bay® multiple times; and as one of the Tampa Bay Review’s 40 under 40 in 2002. He is very active with The Florida Bar, presently serving on the Appellate Court Rules Committee for the second time (2001-2007; 2014-present) and as a member of the Appellate Practice Section (1998-present). He previously served for six years on The Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers Board of Governors (2002-2008). He also is an active member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association Appellate Practice Section, which he founded over a decade ago and has served as chairman twice (2000-present).