Overview

Jaime Maier brings a high level of organization to keep complex projects on track.

Jaime works on a wide range of land use matters, including residential subdivisions, commercial and mixed-use developments, single-family residential properties, wireless communication towers, and billboard/sign-related projects. She serves clients throughout Hillsborough and Pinellas County.

Jaime graduated in the top ten percent of her class at UCLA School of Law, and was elected for membership in the Order of the Coif. She was a six-time recipient of the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award, which is awarded to students who achieve the highest grade in a competitive law school class.

Outside the office, she enjoys getting out of the city and into the countryside, creative writing, CrossFit, cake-decorating, and boating.

Credentials & Experience

Education

Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 2016, summa cum laude

  • Honors Program
  • Program Scholar of the English Department

UCLA School of Law, J.D., 2019

  • Order of the Coif
  • Six-time Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award Recipient
  • Research Assistant in Corporate and Securities Law
  • Graduate Assistant Tutor for Business Law LL.M program
  • Production Editor on Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs

Bar Admissions

The Florida Bar

Hillsborough County Bar Association

Experience

  • Argued and won an appeal case to the Hillsborough County Land Use Hearing Officer to overturn County Staff’s denial of our client’s request for nonconforming use determination for their junkyard operation.
  • Successfully appealed a denial of a variance by the Architectural Review Commission, to allow our client to improve her home in the Hyde Park Historic District; Tampa City Council unanimously overturned the ARC decision and granted the variance.
  • Prepared an appeal and oral arguments to the City of Clearwater Community Development Board to overturn City Staff’s denial of our client’s application for a pool in their front corner yard; we won the appeal, despite the difficult legal burden we had to overcome.
  • Worked toward gaining City of Tampa approval of right-of-way permits for innovative, smart city kiosks; during this process, I wrote a memorandum on First Amendment and procurement issues that convinced the City to move forward on approving our client’s project, despite the City’s initial opposition to the project.

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News & Insights

Articles & Publications

  • For Whom The Permit Tolls: Using Section 252.363 During COVID-19 Emergency. (May 2020) HCBA Lawyer Magazine, Vol. 30 No. 5.
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