Ms. Pierce’s practice focuses on land use and environmental law, including zoning, concurrency issues, development agreements, comprehensive planning and Developments of Regional Impact.

Representative Matters


  • University of Florida, B.A. with honors, 1987
  • Stetson University, J.D. cum laude, 1990

Bar Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Awards and Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Land Use and Zoning Law), 2020
  • Notes Editor, Stetson Law Review

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Co-Chair, Physical Properties Committee, 2006-Present
  • Board of Directors, Youth Crisis Center - The Safe Place 
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, 2003
  • Member, Florida Planning & Zoning Association, First Coast Chapter, 1991-1996