Seminole County, Florida Real Estate Lawyers

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Paul Eric Courtright
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(877) 863-7724 465 Maitland Ave.
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32701
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Paul's practice is focused on providing his clients with "good judgment" and Paul prides himself on working hard to see that his clients move towards fixing problems and preparing for a better future. Paul concentrates on matters involving business law, entertainment law, replevin law, real estate, landlord-tenant, probate, wills, estates, and trust law. Paul has been appointed several times by Florida Courts as personal representative and attorney ad litem in complex and sensitive litigation matters involving probate and wrongful death, as well as in representing unknown parties and historic landmarks in real estate foreclosure and eminent domain...
Jeffrey D Ostlie
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney
(407) 330-5255 142 W Lakeview Ave
Suite 2020
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
Florida International University
Jeff started The Law Office of Jeffrey D. Ostlie, P.A. in 2010 with a focus on real estate and business law. The firm is particularly focused on assisting distressed homeowners resolve problems related to the recent unprecedented decline in Central Florida home values. Jeff has wide ranging experience in real estate matters. Prior to receiving his Juris Doctor from Florida International University, in Miami, Florida, Jeff worked as a real estate sales associate, selling residential and commercial real estate in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After graduating from law school, Jeff started multiple real estate brokerages in the Orlando, Florida area where...
Davina Frederick
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(407) 415-2316 414 Ellis Square Court
Sanford, FL 32771
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Barry University
Davina B. Frederick is a Florida-licensed attorney, member in good standing of the Florida Bar and Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator. She founded Frederick Law & Mediation of Florida, P.L. to provide legal advice and counsel to individuals, business owners and corporate professionals who wish to continue providing for their families in the event they no longer are able to do so due to incapacity or death. Ms. Frederick is a native Floridian who has lived and worked in the Central Florida area since 1987. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a B.A....
John Iriye
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(407) 542-7800 150 Tuskawilla Rd.
Winter Springs, FL 32708
Real Estate, Business and Family
University of Mississippi
Daniel De Paz
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(888) 252-8754 407 Wekiva Springs Rd
Suite 217
Longwood, FL 32779
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Foreclosure Defense
Arizona Summit Law School
I serve families and business owners protecting their legal rights and helping them navigate difficult situations. I also work with a dedicated team of professionals to offer clients the highest level of service and personal care. Please contact me for a complimentary consultation of your issue(s).
Austin Aaronson
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(407) 644-1336
Ext. 1003
2180 W. State Road 434
Suite 6136
Longwood, FL 32779
Real Estate, Consumer and Tax
Stetson University College of Law
Attorney Aaronson has over thirty years in representing clients in contract related disputes, including timeshare cases. He has the highest ethical rating through Martindale-Hubbell©. He graduated with a B.S. with honors from the University of Florida in 1982, and a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 1987, Florida’s first law school. He has extensive experience practicing business and consumer contract law, with a particular emphasis on litigating consumer related disputes, including tax related issues.
Dana Anderson
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(407) 221-0366 2949 SR 434 Suite 100
Longwood, FL 32779
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I have been practicing since 1991, 26 years now. I am a caring, affordable, and experienced general business, real estate, divorce and family law attorney. I am also a practicing Marriage and Family Therapist so I understand the stress and the emotions of legal problems and cases. I offer a free consultation over the phone or in person.
Benjamin Haynes
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(888) 252-8754 407 Wekiva Springs Road, Suite 217D
Longwood, FL 32779
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Foreclosure Defense
Abigail Dawn Edelstein
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney
(407) 862-9449 1220 Commerce Park Dr., Suite 203
Longwood, FL 32779
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Laura Marie Ballard
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(321) 297-3125 P.O. Box 950955
LAKE MARY, FL 32795
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Probate
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Christopher John Shipley
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Florida Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

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Rachel Anne Gorenflo
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(407) 324-0778 901 E 2nd St
Sanford, FL 32771
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Alan Sandler
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(407) 622-6300 225 S. Westmonte Drive
Suite 1100
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Real Estate
Chase J. Zortman
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney
(407) 587-6287 238 N. Westmonte Drive
Suite 270
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Real Estate, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Mr. R. Edward Cooley
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Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer
(321) 397-7999 2965 S. R. 434 west
Longwood, FL 32779
Real Estate
Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(407) 927-4952 212 Dublin Dr
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Real Estate, Business and Construction
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(407) 513-4953 4019 W 1st St
Sanford, FL 32771
Real Estate
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(407) 671-7334 1605 Tuskawilla Rd
Oviedo, FL 32765
Real Estate, Business and Criminal
Suffolk University Law School
Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(407) 321-1224 1120 W 1st St
Sanford, FL 32771
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(407) 321-3911 1120 W 1st St
Sanford, FL 32771
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Seminole County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(321) 377-1928 4015 Shannon Woods Ct
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Tax
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Harlan Lee Paul
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Volusia County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(386) 574-5634 505 Deltona Boulevard
Deltona, FL 32725
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Harlan Paul was born April 1, 1955 in Jacksonville, Florida and began the practice of law in DeLand, Florida in 1979. He practiced as a partner with the law firm of James, Zimmerman & Paul, LLP until founding the firm of Paul, Elkind & Branz, P.A. in 2003. His practice focuses on personal injury and commercial litigation matters. Mr. Paul is AV-Rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating available for legal ability and ethical standards. He has also been recognized for his legal abilities by being named to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. His trial...
Stacy A Eckert
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Volusia County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(386) 775-8228 2445 South Volusia Avenue
C1
Orange City, FL 32763
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
University of Florida
Welcome to the Law Offices of Stacy A. Eckert. Mr. Eckert provides his clients with personalized service and attention in cases involving bankruptcy, estate planning and probate, foreclosure defense, corporate and business law along with real estate disputes. As a 35 year resident of Volusia County, he has dedicated his career to providing his clients with caring and competent service while keeping them informed and up to date on the processes involved with their cases. Over the years, Mr. Eckert has filed over 3000 bankruptcy cases, both personal and business. He has handled and defended against multiple...
Adam Harold Sudbury
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(407) 395-4111 204 Park Lake St
Orlando, FL 32803
Real Estate, Appeals, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
The George Washington University Law School
For the past twelve years Adam has represented hundreds of clients in court proceedings across the State of Florida. These include cases such as civil disputes, divorce, Fair Labor Standards Act, foreclosure defense, real estate litigation, warranty and lemon law claims, paternity, child support, child custody, enforcement proceedings, dependency matters, termination of parental rights, and appeals of final and interlocutory orders. Adam also has experience in transactional representation including nuptial agreement formation (pre-nuptial, post-nuptial, and written separation agreements), corporations, limited liability company, and partnership formations, as well as contract review and negotiation. Finally, Adam has extensive experience...
Jeffery Ray
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business, Energy and Estate Planning
University of Aberdeen, School of Law and Florida A&M University College of Law
Jeffery R. Ray is an attorney for the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. His areas of practice include Energy Law, Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Business Law, Estate Planning, Immigration, Personal Injury, and Family Law.

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...
W. Charles Nix III
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(407) 790-4966 3216 Corrine Drive
Orlando, FL 32803
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
Stetson University College of Law
Charles Nix is an attorney with the Central Florida law firm of The Milgrim Law Group. Mr. Nix works out of the firm's Orlando office. He practices Real Estate, Contracts & Agreements, Commercial Real Estate, and Corporate Business Law. Mr. Nix graduated from University of Florida with his B.A. (2000), and received his J.D. and his M.B.A. from Stetson University (2003).
Lisa M. Super
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business, Consumer and Probate
Ave Maria School of Law
Lisa M. Super is a real estate attorney with the Central Florida full service law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. Ms. Super has worked for title companies and legal practices since 2014, starting in Naples and then relocating to Orlando. Her practice areas include Residential Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate, Contract Law, Civil Litigation, Business Law, and Probate. She received her J.D. from the Ave Maria School of Law and her B.A. from Eastern Michigan University. She spent time as a student in Germany and is fluent in both English and German.
Astrid de Parry
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Volusia County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(386) 736-1223 107 East Church Street
DeLand, FL 32724
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Cornell Law School
Providing expectional service to discerning clients in Central Florida for over 25 years in probate and estate planning matters, Astrid de Parry has extensive civil trial practice experience representing a broad range of interests. Upon graduating from Cornell University Law School in 1977, Ms. de Parry served as Assistant University Counsel for Cornell University from 1977 to 1980. Thereafter, she served as General Counsel for the University of Alaska Statewide System of Higher Education from 1980 to 1985. After moving to Florida in 1985, Astrid de Parry went to work for a large law firm in Orlando, focusing on...
B. F. Godfrey
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business, IP and Trademarks
Southern Methodist University
B.F. "Biff" Godfrey has over 40 years of experience and puts his vast knowledge to use as an Of Counsel attorney with the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns, and his own Godfrey Legal. Mr. Godfrey specializes in numerous areas including Business Law, Real Estate, and General Contract Law.

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...
Paige L. Carlos
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(407) 500-0000 189 South Orange Av
Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Florida A&M University College of Law
Paige L. Carlos devotes the majority of her practice to Real Estate Law. She also has ample experience practicing Family Law and handling dissolutions of marriage, child support issues, child custody disputes and mediations. She takes her work very seriously and enjoys being able to help her clients through difficult times. Paige has a real passion for people and she strives to put forth her best effort to serve those who cannot serve themselves. Paige grew up in Southern Connecticut. In 2009 Paige received her Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York where she majored in Africana...
Spencer R. Munns
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Volusia County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(855) 473-1818 2730 Enterprise Road, Suite C
Orange City, FL 32763
Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Foreclosure Defense
Brigham Young University
Spencer Munns is a partner/shareholder with the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. He specializes in Commercial Real Estate Transactions and Leasing. While attending Brigham Young University, he traveled to Poland to serve a two-year mission for his church. Spencer Munns has studied in various countries, including Egypt, Israel, and Jordan. He worked as a financial consultant for Merrill Lynch before pursuing his law degree, also at Brigham Young University. While in law school, he acted as a clerk for Filice, Brown, Eassa & McLeod, and for The Fremont Group in San...
Walter Rudolph Hnot, III
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney
(407) 279-1754 9837 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL 32817
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Communications and Social Security Disability
Barry University
Disability Resolution, P.A. | LAW FIRM Attorney: Walter Rudolph Hnot, III P: (407) 279 1754 F: (800) 564 3358 E: info@disabilityresolution.com W: www.disabilityresolution.com A: P.O. BOX 780549 ORLANDO, FLORIDA 32878 Practice Areas: Social Security Disability, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, Slip and fall, Contracts, Property. Social Security Disability Social Security Disability Application Social Security Disability application status Social Security Disability Claim Social Security Disability Claim form Social Security Disability Claim Status Social Security Disability Appeal Social Security Disability benefits and working Social Security Disability benefits Social Security Disability requirements Social Security Disability Income Social Security...
William J. Wieland
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business, Family and Landlord Tenant
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
William "Bill" Wieland is an attorney for the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. He operates out of the firm's Melbourne and Orlando locations.

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...
Michele Diglio-Benkiran
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(407) 500-0000 189 South Orange Ave, Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Trademarks
Michigan State University
Michele Diglio-Benkiran is a Partner at NeJame Law, P.A. She heads the Real Estate Division and practices Real Estate and Business Law. Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran has been practicing law for over fifteen years with a special emphasis on Real Estate and Business Law. Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran earned her Juris Doctor Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 1999 where she was the Business Manager of Journal of Medicine and Law, Justice of Phi Alpha Delta, a scholarship recipient, and published in Who’s Who: American Law Students 1998. Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran graduated from law school and immediately began working at...
Everett L. McKeown
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(407) 578-9696 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business, Military and Personal Injury
Barry University
Everett L. McKeown is an Of Counsel attorney for the Central Florida law firm Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. and Managing Partner of Veterans Legal Advocates, P.A. Mr. McKeown specializes in Veterans Benefits (including VA Disability Claims Appeals and VA Debt Overpayment Issues) and Military Law (including Discharge Upgrades and Military Record Corrections). Mr. McKeown holds four degrees, the most recent being his MBA from the University of Orlando (1999) and his J.D. from Barry University (2006). He is currently in the United States Army Reserves serving in the JAG Corps as a Command Judge Advocate. ...
Robert MacDonald
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place
Suite 1000
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Robert S. MacDonald is a Business Law attorney for the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. Mr. MacDonald's practice areas include Tax Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Real Estate, Business Formation, LLC Formation, and more. He has practiced law for over 30 years, and is a graduate of the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law.
L. Reed Bloodworth
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(407) 777-8541 801 N Magnolia Ave
Suite 216
Orlando, FL 32803
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Probate
University of Florida
Managing partner of Bloodworth Law, PLLC, Reed Bloodworth, is one of Orlando, Florida’s, top business and commercial litigation attorneys as noted by a 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers in Commercial Litigation Award; and a 2017 Super Lawyers Award.

Reed was named by peers from 2017-19 a Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite in Commercial Litigation placing him in an exclusive group of lawyers 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 employment law attorney. Bloodworth Law also handles PIP litigation and mediation.

Bloodworth Law,...
Rachel Margarita Alvarez
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(407) 970-2954 1430 Gene Street
Winter Park, FL 32789
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Regent University School of Law
The Alvarez Law Firm a Professional Association is a private firm owned by Rachel M. Alvarez. Her practice focuses on financial matters. Rachel’s vision is to aggressively represent her clients in any financial stage for individuals of any walk of life. She is committed to building ongoing relationships with her clients to facilitate their success. Rachel attended the University Of Central Florida where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration. Upon graduating she pursued her dream to be an attorney at Regent University School of Law. At the tender age of five Rachel decided to be...
Tee Persad
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(407) 647-7887 201 East Pine Street, Suite 445
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Bankruptcy
New York University School of Law and University of Akron
Mr. Persad has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, the United States Virgin Islands, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and before the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his Juris Doctor degree and his Masters in Public Administration degree from the University of Akron in 1993 and 1994, respectively. He also holds a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from the University of the Virgin Islands and a diploma in paralegal studies from New York University. Mr. Persad's experience in the legal field...
Jeremy Holt
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Real Estate, Business and Landlord Tenant
Stetson University College of Law
Jeremy Holt is a real estate attorney for the Central Florida full service law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. His practice areas include commercial real estate & residential real estate, real estate development, landlord tenant disputes, business law, and contract law.

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.
Elayne Marie Perez
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Orange County, FL Real Estate Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(407) 749-1591 746 North Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Temple University
Attorney Elayne M. Perez has been providing foreclosure and bankruptcy services for over a decade. After obtaining her Juris Doctor from Temple University, she opened her own practice. With a small boutique firm, Attorney Perez believes that she can more effectively provide high quality representation with personalized solutions. She wants to be directly involved with as many clients as possible, working hard to help them with both legal matters and personal finance. Attorney Perez is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Florida, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, as well as the United States District Court for the Middle...
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