Mr. Near is an associate at Price, Hamilton & Price, Chartered in the firm’s litigation department. He practices in the areas of Construction Litigation, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury, and Criminal Defense.
Mr. Near graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. He received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, FL. Mr. Near began practicing in 2013 when he joined the State Attorney’s Office as an Assistant State Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit serving Manatee, Sarasota, and DeSoto counties. Mr. Near left prosecution in 2017 to join Price, Hamilton and Price. He is licensed to practice in the State of Florida and currently practices in civil litigation, focusing on construction law.