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Andrew F. Garofalo

Andrew F. Garofalo

Practice areas:

Commercial, Litigation, Residential, Real Estate, Contracts & Agreements, Landlord & Tenant, Business, Foreclosure, Mergers & Acquisitions

About Me

Andrew Garofalo is an accomplished real estate lawyer who was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2001 and obtained Board Certification in Real Estate Law from the Florida Bar in 2009. Board Certification is the highest level of evaluation by the Florida Bar of an attorney’s competency and experience.



Andrew has significant experience as a real estate lawyer working on a variety of commercial and residential real estate law transactions and litigation including leases, evictions, landlord tenant matters, lease restructuring, real estate mortgages and finance, loan workouts, real estate acquisitions-dispositions (real estate purchases and sales), residential closings, community associations, title insurance, short sales, mortgage modifications, and mortgage foreclosures. He also has experience with business contracts, business litigation, business formations, and business acquisitions-dispositions (business purchases and sales).


 


 


Bar Admissions, Licenses & Certifications:


• The Florida Bar, 2001


• Southern District of Florida


• Middle District of Florida


• Board Certified in Real Estate Law by the Florida Bar, 2009


• Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator


• Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator


• Florida Realtor Sales Associate


 


 


Activities & Memberships:


• Adjunct Professor of Law, Nova Southeastern University


    o Landlord Tenant Workshop


• Florida Bar Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section (RPPTL)


    o RPPTL, Landlord Tenant Committee


    o RPPTL, Residential Real Estate & Industry Liaison Committee


• Attorney’s Real Estate Council of Broward County, Inc.


• Broward County Bar Association (BCBA)


• City of Parkland Planning & Zoning Board, Board Member, 2009-2013


• Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Emmaus & St. Vincent dePaul


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Real Estate: 15%
  2. Residential: 15%
  3. Litigation: 15%
  4. Commercial: 15%
  5. Other: 40%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-325/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Garofalo Law Office P.A.

7401 Wiles Road
Suite 319
Coral Springs, FL, 33067

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200108/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified - Real EstateFlorida Bar2009
Graduated Cum LaudeNova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center2001
Academic Excellence in Professional ResponsibilityNova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center2000
Articles EditorNova Law Review1999
Graduated Magna Cum LaudeMonmouth University1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney / ShareholderGarofalo Law Office P.A.2009 - Present
AttorneyShutts & Bowen, LLP2007 - 2009
Attorney / ShareholderAndrew F. Garofalo, P.A.2004 - 2007
Attorney / Summer AssociateTripp Scott, P.A.2000 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greater Ft. Lauderdale RealtorsRealtor2010 - Present
Attorney's Real Estate Council of Broward CountyMember2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMember2010 - Present
Candidate Screening Committee - Realtor's Association of Greater Ft. LauderdaleMember2010 - 2011
City of Parkland Planning & Zoning BoardBoard Member2009 - 2013
Parkland Chamber of CommerceDirector2005 - 2006
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMember2001 - Present
Florida BarMember2001 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
US Bank National Association v. MangoDefendant / client won the case and received attorneys' fees and costs.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Monmouth UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1998

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Florida ForeclosuresResidential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation2011