Juris Doctorate, University of Florida College of Law (1988).
Bachelor of Arts, University of Florida (1985).
Graduate Duval County Public Schools
Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award.
Best Lawyers in America.
"AV Preeminent Rating, 5.0 out of 5.0, Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell.
Super Lawyers - Recognized as top 5% in Practice Area.
AVVO Rating - 10/10 Superb.
Marquis Who's Who in American Law.
Marquis Who's Who in America.
Marquis Who's Who in The World.
Licenses & Certifications:
Florida Bar, #792901(Admitted 1989).
District of Columbia Bar (Admitted 1990, Currently Inactive).
U.S. Federal District Court, Middle District of Florida (Admitted 1991).
Board Certified Real Estate Law Attorney (1995 - present).
Board Certified Construction Lawyer (2010 - 2015).
Volunteer, Florida Attorneys Saving Homes (2009 - present).
Member, Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee (2009 - 2011).
Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Member (1989 - present).
Executive Council (1997 - 2010).
Chair, Real Property Forms Committee (2008 - 2010).
Real Property Problems Study Committee (2002 - present), Chair (2004 - 2008).
Member, Construction Law Committee (2004 - present).
Member, Condominium & Planned Community Law Committee (2006 - present).
Fourth Judicial Circuit, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, Fla. Supreme Court Appointment. (2002 - 2005).
Jacksonville Bar Association.
Member (2000- present).
Chair, Real Estate Section (2011-2012)
Attorneys' Real Property Council of Northeast Florida. (President 1994 - 1996).
Member, ARPC Arbitration Panel. (1996 - 2005).
Member, State of Florida, Department of Community Affairs, Florida Building Commission, Alternative Plans Review & Inspections Task Force. (2004).
Agent, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.
Publications & Appearances:
Speaker & Author, "Condominium Board Member Certification Review Course," Seminar Approved by the Florida Division of Condominiums, Timeshares & Mobile Homes, Associa, 2013.
Speaker & Author, "Contract Issues for Land Transactions for Properties with Environmental & Land Use Concerns," Environmental and Land Use Considerations for Real Estate Transactions, 2012, Florida Bar, Environmental & Land Use Section and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section.
Speaker & Author, "The Effect of Statute of Limitations on Construction Defect Claims," 5th Annual Construction Law Institute, 2012, Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section.
Speaker, "How Homeowners Associations Can Deal with the Impact of Short Sales and Foreclosures", 2011, St. Johns County Civic Association Roundtable.
Speaker, "Closings", The Real Estate Team, 2010, Florida Legal Education Association.
Author & Speaker, "Representing the Buyers of Distressed Properties", 2010, University of Miami, Ralph Boyer Institute.
Author & Speaker, "Business Entities", Annual Real Estate Certification Review Course, 2005 - 2010, Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.
Peer Review Editor, Construction Law Institute, 2009, Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.
Author, "Subdivisions," Florida Real Property Complex Transactions, 1997, 1999, & 2000, Florida Bar.
Author & Speaker, "Problem Loans," January 2003, Sterling Education Systems.
Author & Speaker, "Florida Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance," 2000, HalfMoon LLC. (Approved as lecturer by Florida Dept. of Insurance).
Speaker, "Judgment & UCC Assignments," Annual Legislative and Case Law Update, 2005, Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.
Speaker, "Electronic Recording," Annual Legislative and Case Law Update, 2007, Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.
Co-Author, "Issues of Transboundary Pollution in North America", 1988, Revue Juridique de L'Environment.
Author, Various "White Papers" in support of Bills before the Florida Legislature regarding Real Property and Business Organization Legislation.