Brian J. Aungst, Jr.

Brian Aungst
  • Recipient of the 2014 Economic Advancement for Business award from the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce
    Florida's Legal Elite - Up and Comer Designation 2014
    Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Star Designation 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019
    Florida Blue Key
    C. Arthur Sandeen Improving the Quality of Life Award
    Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the University of Florida Student Body 
    Jessup International Law Moot Court, Final Four Competitor

  • Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County, Past Chairman and Board Member (Appointed by the Governor)
    Sixth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, Chairman (Appointed by the Governor)
    Ruth Eckerd Hall, Board Member
    Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman
    Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Former Board Member
    YMCA of the Suncoast, Board Member
    City of Clearwater Charter Review Committee, Former Chairman
    City of Clearwater Business Task Force, Former Chairman
    Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee, Former General Counsel
    St. Petersburg College Public Policy and Administration Advisory Board
    Clearwater Downtown Partnership Advisory Board
    First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, Stewardship Committee and Lay Council
    Ruth Eckerd Hall Legislative Affairs Committee (former)
    Avid runner - Completed seven marathons and ten half marathons since 2008

  • Concentrating his practice in the areas of health care law, medical malpractice defense, land use, zoning, governmental, and administrative approvals, consumer collection claims, labor and employment law, and commercial litigation, Mr. Aungst has extensive experience representing large health care systems and medical providers.  He has provided representation for BayCare Health System, All Children’s Hospital, and community institutions such as the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and Ruth Eckerd Hall.  Mr. Aungst also has extensive experience representing clients before governmental entities such as the City of Clearwater and Pinellas County in the areas of land use, zoning, development review, and code enforcement.

    A resident of Clearwater since 1988, Mr. Aungst is an active participant in the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, having served as legal counsel and past Chairman, the YMCA of the Suncoast, and First United Methodist Church of Clearwater.  Brian also serves the citizens of Pinellas County and the Sixth Judicial Circuit as a gubernatorial appointee to the Juvenile Welfare Board and the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.