Burr & Forman

James R. Pratt

James R. Pratt
  • J.D., Brigham Young University Law School (1985)
  • B.A., Brigham Young University (1982)
  • The Florida Bar
  • Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (2010-2019)
  • Florida Trend, "Legal Elite"
  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Rated
  • Orlando's Best Lawyers

French (Fluent)

Partner | Orlando, FL

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Real Estate

Jim practices in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group focusing on commercial finance and banking, condominium law, environmental and land use law, and mortgage and real estate law.

Jim is a former member of the Winter Park Hospital Institutional Review Board and also served as Chairman of the BYU Alumni Association, Orlando, Florida Chapter. Jim is a former Bishop of the Maitland Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is the former President of the Orlando, Florida Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he acted as ecclesiastical leader of over 4,000 church members.

From July 2015 to July 2018, Jim served as Mission President of the Canada Halifax Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He had previously served a two-year mission for his church in France and Belgium. He also taught French at Brigham Young University speaks French fluently.