About Brantley Oakey

Naples Attorney

Brantley graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University-Idaho and cum Laude from Ave Maria School of Law in 2012 where he was a senior editor on the law review. Brantley has broad legal experience and has handled everything from small claims cases to civil rights lawsuits against government institutions. Mr. Oakey is best known for the case of Florida Citizens’ Alliance vs. School Board of Collier County where he won an appeal at the Second District Court of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court and helped shape the legal landscape for the Sunshine Law. The case was reported on by some national media outlets and is cited 7 times in the Government in the Sunshine Manual produced by the Florida Attorney General. The case forced all school boards in Florida to add more transparency to their curriculum adoption processes.

When he’s not working, Brantley loves sports and enjoys being active. In high school, he played football, basketball, baseball, and ran track. He played college football for the junior college, Ricks College, where he was named All-American as a return specialist and All-conference as a running back. Now Brantley enjoys running, cycling, and swimming. He is a member of the Naples Velo cycling group and the Naples Area Triathletes, and he has completed an Ironman 70.3. His favorite hobby is mountain biking, and he can be found on the local trails most weekends.

Recognitions

  • 2022 Special Recognition of Merit from the Florida Citizen’s Alliance for victory on appeal to the Supreme Court in the case of Florida Citizen’s Alliance vs. The School Board of Collier County.
  • 2018 Top Ten Best Attorneys from the American Institute of Legal Counsel for Estate Planning
  • 2018 Best Legal Counsel recognition in the field of Civil Litigation
  • 2016 Top 40 under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers

The Law Office of Brantley Oakey
780 5th Ave South, Ste. 200
Naples, FL 34102