Panama City
221 McKenzie Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
Panama City Beach
16215 Panama City Beach Parkway
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Rob Blue, Jr., Shareholder

Rob Blue, Jr., is one of Firm’s founding members and is a Shareholder of the Firm. Mr. Blue has substantial experience in the areas of Banking Law, Real Estate Transactions and Litigation, and Condominium Law. Mr. Blue represents various developers, lenders, and landowners in Bay and Walton County, Florida. He has been designated an “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.

While attending law school at the University of Florida, Mr. Blue was a member of Florida Blue Key, student leadership honorary, and was named Outstanding Male Graduate during his senior year in 1967. After graduation from law school, he entered the armed forces and served as Captain in the USAF from 1970-1974, as a JAG officer. After serving his country, he moved his family to Panama City, Florida and began practicing law with the firm of Hilton, Bennett, Logue, Burke & Paulk, P.A., which included one of his present partners, Les W. Burke.

From 2000-2004, Mr. Blue served on the Board of Governors for the Florida Bar, representing the 14th Judicial Circuit. He holds section memberships in both the American and Florida Bar Association in the areas of his practice: Corporation, Banking and Business Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law. He is also a member of the Bay County Bar Association and the St. Andrew Bay American Inn of Court and is presently serving as the president of the St. Andrew Bay American Inn of Court

Active in the community, Mr. Blue volunteers his legal services to organizations such as the A.D. Harris Improvement Society, Inc., a local non-profit organization whose goals include developing new community uses for A.D. Harris School, now owned by the Panama City Community Redevelopment Agency, Downtown North. In addition he has served as a director for United Way and as President of Bay Arts Alliance and Girls Club, Inc. He is currently a member of the Panama City Rotary Club and St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club and enjoys hiking, sailing and other outdoor activities.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admission
Florida, 1970

Court Admissions
11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Court of Military Appeals

J.D., with honors, University of Florida, 1970

  • Florida Blue Key
  • Outstanding Male Graduate

B.A., University of Florida, 1967

Professional Associations
American Bar Association
The Florida Bar
Bay County Bar Association
St. Andrews Bay American Inn of Court

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Burke Blue Hutchinson Walters & Smith, P.A. is located in Panama City, Panama City Beach and Sandestin, FL and serves clients in and around Panama City, Panama City Beach, Bay Point, Lynn Haven, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Rosemary Beach, Grayton Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Destin, Sandestin, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bay County, Okaloosa County, Walton County, Santa Rosa County, Escambia County, Gulf County, Franklin County, Washington County.

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Burke Blue Hutchinson Walters & Smith, P.A.
221 McKenzie Avenue
Panama City, FL, 32401 USA