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William H. Kassebaum

William H. Kassebaum

also known as William Harvey Kassebaum

About me

William "Bill" Kassebaum started his legal career as an intern for over 3+ years in the Public Defender's office for Miami-Dade County and interned in the first "drug court" in the United States for the now elected "Public Defender" Carlos J. Martinez in front of the Honorable Stanley Goldstein.  All three partners of KRA have years of criminal experience either having worked/interned for the Public Defender's Office or Broward State Attorney's office.  We focus our criminal practice area in DUI, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault, Hydroponic Grow Houses, Possession, Prostitution and more.  Mr. Kassebaum is also a licensed Florida real estate "workout" attorney and real estate developer/broker specializing in all real estate matters including but not limited to landlord /tenant both residential and commercial evictions, lease negotiations, development, land use, zoning, and entitlement matters.  Kassebaum, Robinson & Abelairas, P.A. institutional business clients include but are not limited to: Codina/Carr Residential, Alliance Residential Company, Riverstone Residential, Bridge Real Estate Group, TM Real Estate Group, 15 Group, Blue Star Management, Property Management Advisors, Bluerock Management, PB Capital, Devco, American Group Advisors, Michelson Organization, Mill Creek (formerly Trammell Crowe), ZOM Residential, Cornerstone Group, Cobalt Development, Southeast Legacy Partners and the law firm currently instructs the largest realtor board in the nation The Miami Board of Realtors and The Greater Ft. Lauderdale Board of Realtors and the Sun Coast Apartment Association on Landlord/Tenant matters with a specific focus/emphasis on daily management matters and residential evictions.  We authored the book “The Property Managers Guide to Florida Residential Landlord Tenant Law and Tenant Evictions” and the class is fully approved for four (4) continuing education (CE) credits by (DBPR) The Department of Business and Professional Regulation. 





Languages spoken: Greek, Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    12 years
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 30%
    7 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    12 years



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Moot Court ChampionAuburn University1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Acquisitions Manager & Development AssociatesZOM2007 - 2010
Vice PresidentCornerstone Group2001 - 2007
BrokerMarcus and Millichap1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
AHAC Advisory Board - City of Miramar, FloridaMember from Home Builders Industry2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
13 Citations in 5 days including 3 DWLS one with knowledgeWas able to consolidate the cases and get the Judge to agree to Pre[Trial Diversion in Abstenia and fines were reduced to $200 plus the Advocate Program for 4 hours.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Landlord/Tenant Evictions 8th editionThe Property Manager Guide to Florida Law2012
Landlord/Tenant EvictionsThe Realtor's Guide to Florida Law2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Miami Board of Realtors(W) Working with the Florida Evictions Process - 4 CE2013
Working with Florida Eviction ProcessThe Realtor's Guide to Florida Law - Landlord/Tenant- Evictions2011