About Us

Aviation Legal Group enables you to stay focused on your business while we advocate for your legal interests.

Our office is located on 888 South Andrews Avenue, Suite 303 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1047. Aviation Legal Group, P.A. is comprised of litigation and transactional attorneys who are passionate about aviation. Our attorneys are frequent speakers and presenters at aviation conferences. We focus solely on the legal needs of the aviation community: lenders, aircraft owners, fractional share owners, lessors, lessees and operators, and aviation maintenance and support facilities.

Our Attorneys

We are committed to providing our clients with high-caliber aviation legal representation on a cost-effective, timely basis.

Scott C. Burgess
Principal

Florida State University (B.S., 1987)
Stetson University College of Law (J.D., 1990)

Admitted to Bar (1991)
Multi-Engine Instrument Pilot (1998)

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Richard McEachin
Associate

Florida Atlantic University (B.A., 2010)
St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D., 2013)

Admitted to Bar (2013)

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Our Staff

Allison Sass
Paralegal
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Nereyda Barrera
Senior Legal Assistant
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Cheramie Ann
Bookkeeper
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Presentations

    Given by Scott C. Burgess
  • "Use of Form Contracts and Unlicensed Practice of Law Pitfalls" International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA)
  • "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering Best Practices for Aircraft Transactions" National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA)
  • "Acquisitions, Registration and Operations of Business Aircraft" STEP Miami
  • "Purchase and Sale Agreements - Common Pitfalls" National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Spring Meeting
  • "FAA Re-Registration - Policy and Impact" National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Meeting
  • "Hot Topics & Current Trends" National Aircraft Finance Association
  • "Leveraging Collective Knowledge and Experience - Regulatory and Tax Issues" National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Meeting
  • "Three year Re-Registration - Rules and Pitfalls" South Florida Business Aviation Association
  • "Aircraft Re-Reregistration and its Financial Impact on Owners and Operators" National Aircraft Resale Association meeting
  • "The Ins and Outs of Exporting and Importing Aircraft" National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Forum
  • "Mechanic's Lien Enforcement — Get Paid" South Florida Business Aviation Association
  • "Contract and Logistical Considerations for Export or Import of Aircraft" Standard Aero Round Table
  • "Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales — Straight Answers to Tough Questions" National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Forum
  • "Operation Specification (OpSpec) A008: Tax Aspects your clients need to know" National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Meeting
  • "Cape Town Convention — The New Reality" National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA)
  • "Cape Town Convention — Practices and Procedures" National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA)
  • "Case Study: Breach of Warranty Coverage" Organization of Flying Adjusters (OFA)
  • "International Ownership and Operational Issues" Bombardier Aerospace Business Aircraft International Sales Meeting