Mr. Padgett’s practice is focused on resolving and providing advice to avoid business, construction, property and insurance disputes. His clients include contractors, manufacturers, commercial landlords and tenants, condominium and homeowners associations, lenders and various business and professional licensees.

Prior to joining Rogers Towers, Mr. Padgett was an Assistant State Attorney in Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit.

Representative Matters


  • University of Florida, B.S., Zoology, 2002
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D, 2005

Bar Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Jacksonville Bar Association

Legal Certifications

  • Board Certified in Construction Law, The Florida Bar

Court Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Courts, Middle District of Florida

Awards and Distinctions

  • Florida Super Lawyers®, "Rising Star"(Construction Litigation), 2012-2019
  • Book Awards in Property I and State Constitutional Law, Florida State University College of Law
  • Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, Florida State University College of Law
  • Dean's List, Florida State University College of Law

Professional and Community Involvement

  • JDRF North Florida Chapter, Chairman of Nominating and Board Development Committee, 2017
  • JDRF North Florida Chapter, Board of Directors, 2014-present
  • Construction Law Committee for The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar
  • The Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Associate
  • Certified Special Assistant Public Defender, Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit (pro bono criminal defense), 2010
  • Nassau County Mental Health Court Task Force, 2007-2008
  • Presenter: Guest Lecture, “The Role of a Prosecutor,” University of North Florida Court Systems Course, 2007