Ken Keechl (D) FL House District 93
Ken Keechl, Democratic candidate for Florida House District 93, is a native Floridian who has spent his career protecting the rights and values of the residents of South Florida.
Upon graduating from the FSU College of law in 1987, Ken settled in Fort Lauderdale and began his career at the law firm of Brinkley Morgan.
While at Brinkley Morgan, Ken help build the firm’s commercial and land-use litigation practices. He served for 10 years as the assistant city attorney for the City of Plantation, where he fought overdevelopment on behalf of the residents of Plantation. Ken defended the city from developers taking over the Plantation Golf Course and other parks and from turning green spaces into high-end housing. Ken has also represented the City of Wellington on various land-use issues.
Ken’s community interests connected with his legal practice, as he served on the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the Florida Bar, focusing on civil rights cases. He also was active in Broward Lawyers Care, representing pro bono clients who could not afford legal counsel.
Politically active in the Democratic Party, Ken stepped down after two terms as president of the Dolphin Democrats to run for the County Commission in 2006. Elected to the Broward County Commission in 2006, he served until 2010. During that time, Ken was appointed Vice Mayor of Broward County in November 2008 and was appointed Mayor in November 2009.
Ken is a proud #NowOrNeverglades declaration signer and supporter of the Sen. Joe Negron plan to buy land south of Lake O.
He is currently a sole practitioner at Ken Keechl Law PA. For more information, please visit electkenkeechl.com.