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Charles Jonathan Levin

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Charles J. Levin, a native of Chevy Chase, Maryland, attended law school at Florida State University receiving a Juris Doctorate degree in 1972. After graduating, Mr. Levin opened his office in the Tampa Bay area and has practiced law there continuously since graduation. Representing millions of square feet of office, retail and industrial space, clients include many major property owners, management and leasing firms having a presence in the Tampa Bay area and Florida. Mr. Levin also represents selected tenants His practice is concentrated in the preparation, negotiation and interpretation of commercial leases.

Mr. Levin is a past President of the Building Owners and Manager's Association of Greater Tampa Bay, a 225 member chapter of BOMA International.

Mr. Levin's articles have been published in the American Bar Association Journal, and the publications of the Ohio State Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Florida Real Estate Journal, and the Practice Development Newsletter of the Attorneys' Marketing Report. He has been a legal source for Brownstone Publishing Inc.'s monthly publications, Professional Apartment Management, Shopping Center Management Insider, Assisted Housing Management Insider, and Commercial Lease Law Insider. He has lectured in continuing legal education classes approved by the Florida Bar, conducted numerous seminars, lectured at many broker and client seminars, was twice a featured educational speaker at BOMA's International Conventions, spoke as an educational speaker at the Florida Realtor's Annual Convention, was a speaker at numerous BOMA Southern Regional Meetings and participated in educational programs sponsored by Stetson University College of Law, Florida State University College of Law and the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Mr. Levin is the author of Florida Legal Guide for Non-Residential Property Managers and Leasing Professionals available for downloading (without charge) at this site (Download Publications Free).

Mr. Levin holds an "AV" rating (its highest rating) by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. (Martindale-Hubbell does not make an independent evaluation of lawyers but relies exclusively on the confidential opinions expressed by sampling selected members of the bar and the judiciary familiar with the lawyers being rated.)

Mr. Levin is the co-founder of the FLORIDA MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS. It carries forward Mr. Levin's interest in photography and in the Tampa Bay community. More information can be obtained about the museum from its web site,


Practice areas


  1. Commercial: 100%

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PO Box 2316
Oldsmar, FL, 34677-2192


FLMember in Good Standing197209/08/2015
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
BOMA-Greater Tampa Bay, Inc.VP, then President1995 - 1998
BOMA-Greater Tampa Bay, Inc.Director1985 - 2009
Bay Area Apartment Association, Inc.Director1975 - 1985
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association JournalThe Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire”1984
Ohio State Bar Association publicationThe Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire1984
North Carolina Bar Association publicationThe Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire1984
Pennsylvania Bar Association publicationThe Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of South FloridaAccountingBA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Leases: How Both Sides Can WinCommercial Leases2015