Ridge Manor, Florida Real Estate Lawyers
Florida Real Estate Law Attorney
Mr. Hachey is also a current member of the National and Florida Board of Realtors, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,...
In 2017 and 2018, Jeff was named to the Florida Legal Elite roster. The select lawyers on this prestigious list represent fewer than 1.5% of active Florida Bar members. Jeff has also been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers® magazine each year from 2013-2017, an honor based upon peer review reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys under age 40.
Jeff represents clients in complex business and civil litigation cases...
Mr. Ray received his B.S. in Criminal Justice from Troy University (2008), his J.D. from Florida A&M University, College of Law (2012), and his LL.M. from University of Aberdeen, School of Law (2013) . Mr. Ray has studied at Oxford University where he completed work on his Post Graduate Program in Human Rights Law (2011).
He has served in the U.S. military as a...
Adam S. Towers specializes in Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Civil Litigation, and Estate Planning & Probate. Since 2001, he has handled a wide variety of cases such as insurance claims, eminent domain, contract disputes, code enforcement, and residential evictions & foreclosures.
He belongs to both the Florida and the California bars, and received his J.D. from California's University of the Pacific. He is on the Board of Directors...
Prior to receiving his law degree, James D. Kisio earned his B.A.E. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. In the past, he has worked for organizations including NASA, using his technical background to work on simulators designed to train astronauts how to land spacecraft.
Mr. Holt received his J.D. from the Stetson University College of Law in 1998, and his B.A. in History from Auburn University in 1987.
He specializes in Commercial Litigation, Employment & Labor Law, Business Law, and Commercial Real Estate. He practices many areas of law, including Internet Law, Sexual Harassment, Civil Litigation, and Wrongful Termination.
Joseph Shoemaker spent six years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an Avionics Technician and served in Operation Desert Storm. During his time in the Corps he traveled to Asia and Europe.
After his time in the military, he pursued his B.A. degree from the...
He has practiced in numerous areas of the law over the years such as Business law (including Contract Negotiation & Review, Business Formation, Risk Management, and Asset & Equity Dispositions), Real Estate (both Commercial and Residential), the Equine Industry, and Banking.
He is an experienced teacher, having held such positions at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration (2007-2013), Santa Fe College (1998-99 and...
He is admitted to the bars in both Florida and Texas, where he received his J.D from Southern Methodist University School of Law. Prior to receiving his law degree, Biff Godfrey earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
In the past, he has worked for major...
Admitted: 2005, Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Law School: Florida State University, J.D.
Member: Hillsborough County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Biography: Board of Directors, Tampa Interbay Rotary Club. Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator. Lifetime Member Veterans of Foreign Wars. AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Named “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers. Consistently named to “Tampa’s Top Rated Lawyers” by Legal Leaders Magazine.
Born: Charlotte, North Carolina, April 1, 1974
MilitaryService: U.S. Navy, 1993-1999
Cases: Scherer v. Villas Del Verde Homeowners Ass'n, Inc., 55 So.3d 602 (Fla....
He graduated Pre-Med from Wake Forest University in 1973, and received his J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University in 1984. Mr. Wieland has over 30 years' experience and practices in a wide array of fields.
He began his focus in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Products Liability, Insurance Defense, and Medical Malpractice. In 2004 he became a title insurance agent, expanding his practice areas even further to include Real...
She graduated from Virginia Tech with her B.S. in 1981 and received her J.D. from the St. Thomas University School of Law in 1991. In 1992, Ms. Houser earned her LL.M in Taxation from the esteemed College of William and Mary.
She has handled numerous cases including Office, Warehouse, Shopping Center & Hotel Projects, Acquisition & Disposition of Raw Land, Construction...
Mr. Pennington has practiced in litigation for ten years. He began his career as an Assistant Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida in Osceola and Orange Counties. During his tenure as an A.P.D., Mr. Pennington was lead counsel in over forty jury trials with a winning trial record. Mr. Pennington defended criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to felonies that were punishable by...
Mount Dora, FL 32757-6901
Florida State University College of Law, Florida State University College of Business, Florida State University College of Business and Florida State University College of Business
Reed was named by peers from 2017-20 as a Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite in Commercial Litigation. This honor places Reed in an exclusive group that includes less than 2% of Florida’s litigators.
Reed is a respected and trusted Florida business litigation, trust litigation, probate, and estate litigation, and...
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Real estate refers to land, as well as anything permanently attached to the land, such as buildings and other structures, and covers more than just the drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of property. Both federal and state laws regulate real estate transactions. The Federal Fair Housing Act, for example, prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions on account of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Many states have enacted similar legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics.
Attorneys in this field may handle leasing issues, landlord-tenant disputes, eviction proceedings and homeowner association (HOA) problems. Other matters within this practice area include title disputes, mortgages, covenants, easements, and equitable servitudes. Many real estate issues can affect both commercial and individual renters and landlords. Real estate lawyers who represent commercial interests may also focus on land use, zoning, environmental law, or eminent domain issues.
Some states provide a certification for lawyers who have demonstrated experience and competency in the practice of real estate law. These attorneys must meet certain educational, experience, and examination requirements to receive the certification as a specialist.
Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.
Mortgage: A mortgage is a document signed by a borrower when a loan is made that gives the lender a right to take possession of the property if the borrower fails to repay the loan.
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