Levin College of Law

Richard Hamann

Emeritus Associate in Law

Mailing Address:
Box #117629 Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-0835


Environmental Law  • Water Law  • Wetlands  • 



J.D., University of Florida (with honors)
B.A., University of Florida (with honors)

Teaching and Scholarship

Water Law, Environmental Law, Environmentally Sensitive Ecosystems

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 1976 as Research Assistant to then-Dean Frank E. Maloney. Joined Center for Governmental Responsibility in 1981, served 1986-88 as Acting Director, named Assistant Director 1988.
  • Research Experience: Among key projects are Principle Investigator, The Legal and Institutional Framework for Regional Coastal Waterway Management in Southwest Florida (1997-99); Legal Issues in Non-Regulatory Boating Management to Achieve Sustainable Waterway Use (1995-96); and as Project Director, Development of a Hurricane Mitigation Plan for Flagler County (1995-96); and Water Supply and Natural Systems Research (1995).
  • Professional Affiliations: The Florida Bar (Environmental and Land Use section), American Bar Association (Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law section), American Water Resources Association, Florida Defenders of the Environment, Alachua Conservation Trust, Florida Sea Grant College (Science Advisory Board)