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Charitable Giving

At Cotney Construction Law, we believe in donating our time and supporting a variety of charitable organizations that are dedicated to improving our community and bettering the construction industry.  We donate in excess of $125,000 each year in pro bono services.

ACE Mentor Program

The Ace Mentor Program introduces high school kids to careers in construction.  Cotney Construction Law donates to the Program to support its charitable functions.

Black Dagger Military Hunt Club Inc. and Veteran Support

Cotney Construction Law is a corporate sponsor for Black Dagger Military Hunt Club, Inc., a charitable organization dedicated to providing adaptive shooting, hunting, fishing and other outdoor opportunities for military veterans. In addition, Trent Cotney has supported a variety of veterans’ charitable organizations including Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Wounded Warrior as well as provided pro bono services to current and former members of the military.

Trent Cotney Honored at Operation Blackbeard Event »

Habitat for Humanity

Trent Cotney donates thousands each year to Habitat for Humanity to support its efforts to provide affordable housing throughout the United States and internationally.

Humane Society of Tampa Bay

As a former board member of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay (2008-2010), Trent is passionate about helping animals and routinely donates to the organization. Trent also adopted several rescue dogs from Hillsborough County Animal Shelter. In 2017, Cotney Construction Law donated $2,500 to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and $2,500 to the Humane Society of Houston to help animals displaced during Hurricane Havery and Irma.

Trent Cotney Donates to Humane Societies for Hurricane Relief »

Florida Irrigation Society (FIS)

Benjamin Lute of Cotney Construction Law serves as the General Counsel to FIS and Cotney Construction Law provides all legal services to FIS pro bono.

Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA)

Trent Cotney of Cotney Construction Law acts as the General Counsel to FRSA and he and Cotney Construction Law donate all work performed for FRSA pro bono.  In addition, Cotney Construction Law provides FRSA members with free legal consultation advice.

FRSA Research & Education Foundation

Trent Cotney is a Governor level sponsor of the FRSA Research and Education Foundation dedicated to advancing the industry through training and research. Trent Cotney also donated the Trent Cotney Scholarship to the Foundation.  The firm sponsors and is a member of the Foundation.

Florida Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association (FRACCA)

Cotney Construction Law donates all of its time pro bono or at discounted rates to Florida FRACCA to advocate for the industry and provide any legal support necessary to defend HVAC, mechanical and refrigeration contractors.

National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)

Cotney Construction Law was the first service provider to join NRCA’s One Voice membership level.  Trent Cotney is also a founding member of the Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress and a member of the ROOFPAC Political Insider’s Council. Cotney Construction Law routinely sponsors and supports a variety of NRCA initiatives.

National Women in Roofing (NWIR)

Cotney Construction Law helped establish and donates all of its time pro bono to the National Women in Roofing (NWIR). Hilary Morgan serves as the General Counsel.  All legal work is provided when needed at no charge. Cotney Construction Law is also a founding and platinum sponsor of NWIR.

Hilary Morgan Named General Counsel to NWIR »

Palm Beach County Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors Association (PBCRCA)

Trent Cotney is the General Counsel for the association and provides all legal services pro bono.  In addition, Cotney Construction Law supports the association with sponsorships

Roofing Technology Think Tank (RT3)

Cotney Construction Law is a founding member of RT3 and provided all legal services necessary for its formation and maintenance at no charge.

Cotney Construction Law Supports RT3 Through Donated Services »

Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors (TARC)

Trent Cotney of Cotney Construction Law is the General Counsel of TARC, and the firm provides all services to TARC pro bono.  In addition, Cotney Construction law offers TARC members free initial consultations on legal issues.

Cotney Construction Law Named General Counsel for TARC »

Tile Roofing Institute (TRI)

Anthony Tilton of Cotney Construction Law is the General Counsel of TRI, and the firm provides extensive advice and legal assistance pro bono for the betterment of the industry.

Anthony Tilton Named General Counsel to The Tile Roofing Institute »

Treasure Coast Roofing & Sheet Metal Association (TCRSA)

Daniel Auerbach of Cotney Construction Law is the General Counsel of TRCA, and the firm provides all legal services to TCRCA for free.

Daniel Auerbach Named General Counsel to TCRSA »

West Coast Roofing Contractors Association (WCRCA)

Trent Cotney has been a member of WCRCA since 2001, on the board of directors since 2004, Treasurer since 2015 and is also General Counsel.  The firm provides services to WCRCA pro bono and sponsors the organization throughout the year.

Impacting the Military Veteran Community »

Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WSRCA)

Trent Cotney contributes $5,000 each year to the Davis Memorial Foundation Scholarship program.  In addition, the firm provides free services for the Davis Memorial auction at the annual expo.