Thomas O. Ingram

Land Use, Real Estate

Thomas O. Ingram is an attorney at Sodl & Ingram, where he provides counsel in areas including land use and zoning, commercial real estate development, and environmental law. He also brings extensive experience in government relations and regulations to the firm, and has represented clients before county and city governments throughout North Florida. After starting his career in the Governor’s Office and completing law school in Tallahassee, Tom relocated to Jacksonville to begin practicing in land use and real estate in 1999. He has since worked with clients on numerous projects throughout Florida, including several regional shopping centers and projects whose footprints span multiple counties.


  • 1998: J.D., Florida State University College of Law (magna cum laude)
  • 1993: B.S., Florida State University, Political Science, Minor in Biology

Professional Organizations:

  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) North Florida (District Council Chair, 2015-17; Advisory Board 2015-)
  • Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA), Governmental Affairs Committee
  • St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce

Bar Admissions:

Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Honors and Awards:

  • Focus Award (career achievement), Florida Planning & Zoning Association (FPZA) First Coast Chapter (2018-19)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law (2019-24), Lawyer of the Year (Land Use and Zoning Law, 2022)
  • Pro Bono Impact Award, Akerman LLP (2017)