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, http://www.FMOPA.org/.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1972||01/11/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Florida Super Lawyer||Florida Super Lawyers||2015|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|BOMA-Greater Tampa Bay, Inc.||VP, then President||1995 - 1998|
|BOMA-Greater Tampa Bay, Inc.||Director||1985 - 2009|
|Bay Area Apartment Association, Inc.||Director||1975 - 1985|
|American Bar Association Journal||The Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire”||1984|
|Ohio State Bar Association publication||The Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire||1984|
|North Carolina Bar Association publication||The Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire||1984|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association publication||The Advantages of a Client-Questionnaire||1984|
|Florida State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1972|
|University of South Florida||Accounting||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1968|