April A. Rocke



15 W. Church Street, Suite 301
Orlando, FL 32801

O: 407-740-6600
F: 407-740-6363
Email: aar@kirwinnorris.com
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Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar

Quick Stats

  • Born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2010-2014
  • Co-author, Florida Construction Law and Practice (7th ed.), Ch. 7 “Bids, Bid Disputes, and Competitive Negotiations Involving Public Entities”
  • Contributing author, Florida Construction Law and Practice (6th ed.), Ch. 17 “Jury Instruction in Construction Cases”
  • Former President of Great Orlando NAWIC Chapter #73 and Former Vice-Chair of Florida Bar Construction Law Committee and Construction Law Certification Review Course
  • Former Law Clerk to the Honorable John Antoon II, Senior United States District Judge, Middle District of Florida


April represents clients from all facets of the construction industry in disputes, including arbitrations, lawsuits, and appeals. She has drafted and negotiated many multi-million dollar construction contracts on behalf of contractors and public owners, including complicated cost-plus contracts for work outside of the United States, as well as contracts for architectural and consulting services and subcontracts. April also provides real-time counseling and representation for issues with ongoing construction projects.


  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Longwood College, B.A., 2000

Bar/Court Admissions

  • State of Florida
  • State of Virginia
  • United States District Court, Northern and Middle District of Florida

Reported Cases

  • The Marseilles Condominium Owners Association, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, 2009 WL 3491016 (Fla. 1st DCA 2009)
  • Langley v. Knowles, 958 So.2d 1149 (Fla. 5th DCA 2007)