Business Litigation and Construction Lawyer

Albert T. Franson is a partner of Franson | Iseley | Fugitt, where his practice concentrates in business litigation with a particular emphasis on construction, real estate, contract, banking, and commercial collections matters. Mr. Franson has a broad range of litigation experience in both federal and state courts including trial, arbitration, appellate experience and bankruptcy litigation. His clients include trade associations, financial institutions, home builders, owners, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, and insurers. He has represented clients in complex disputes, including, but not limited to, contract disputes, claims of lien, payment and performance bond claims, construction defects cases, replevins, and foreclosures. 

Mr. Franson is certified by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Construction Lawyer and has achieved an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest peer review rating available for ethical standards and legal ability. Reported Appellate Cases SEDA Construction Company V. Nassau County, Florida 156 So.3d 1083 (Fla. 1sth DCA 2015) Brandon v. Thomas, 58 So. 3d 2011 (Fla. 1st DCA 2011) Travelers Casualty and Surety Company v. Owen Electric Company, Inc., 36 So. 3d 689 (Fla. 5th DCA 2010) Jaguar Builders, Inc. v. Cue & Case Sales, Inc., 998 So.2d 1211 (Fla. 1st DCA 2009) Florida Home Builders Association v. St. Johns County, 911 So. 2d 1035 (Fla. 5th DCA 2005)


  • Juris Doctor, with honors, Stetson University College of Law, 1997
  • Bachelors of Arts, University of North Florida, 1992

Legal Certifications and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent Rated, Martindale Hubbell®
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law, 2006
  • Jacksonville Magazine's 904 Top Lawyers in Jacksonville, 2011-12 (Construction Law)

Bar Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Jacksonville Bar

Court Admissions

  • All Florida State courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U. S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Professional Involvement

  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Florida's First Coast Chapter
  • Northeast Florida Builders Association


  • Northeast Florida Builder's Association Commercial Builder™s Counsel, 'Protecting Your Right to Payment When Your Customer Files Bankruptcy', February 2010
  • Lorman Seminars, 'Construction Lien Law in Florida,' July 2005-2008
  • Monticello Bank, Florida Construction Lien Law, May 2005
  • CenterBank of Jacksonville, N.A., Florida Construction Lien Law, January 2004