Mr. Whiteman’s practice areas include probate and estate administration, general civil litigation, real estate law, real estate litigation, construction lien law, complex residential and commercial real estate transactions, title insurance, contract law, residential and commercial lease agreements, residential and commercial lending, landlord-tenant litigation, quiet title actions, business sale transactions, probate matters, and wills. Mr. Whiteman is a member agent for Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, Inc.
Mr. Whiteman began his career in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1975. Three years later he moved to the Office of the State Attorney for the
Fourth Judicial Circuit and later joined the Office of the State Attorney for the Seventh
Judicial Circuit, where he eventually became the attorney in charge. In 1985, he began
private practice as a shareholder with McClure and Whiteman. Eleven years later, he
joined Rogers Towers as a shareholder and in 2009 Mr. Whiteman joined St. Johns Law Group.
Real Estate Transactions
St. Johns Law Group has extensive experience writing title and serving as title agent on real estate transactions. Our attorneys understand that the purchase of real estate is often the largest investment a person will make in his or her lifetime. Our attorneys play a vital role in overseeing all of the important details of your transaction from evaluating the status of the title to pursuing the appropriate legal remedies to clear any title defects. Real estate closings are often a complicated process and we take pride in being available to our clients to walk them through this process and make the closing as pleasant and effortless as possible.
St. Johns Law Group closes transactions for clients on residential and commercial purchases and sales, refinancing and related matters at rates competitive with title companies. We are almost always meet or beat quotes you may receive from other title companies. Our attorneys regularly work with brokers and real estate agents from contract through closing to make sure the transaction is efficiently and timely carried out.
Our attorneys understand the needs of lenders and can work with residential and commercial loan officers to get the job done.
Real Estate Litigation
St. Johns Law Group’s attorneys have extensive experience with contract disputes and enforcement, including actions for specific performance, title disputes, boundary disputes, easement disputes, and other issues where real property is at issue.
Our attorneys have routinely represented associations in enforcing their covenants, conditions and restrictions.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1975||04/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Recognition for Convictions||State Attorney||1984|
|Shareholder||Rogers Towers||1996 - 2009|
|Shareholder||McClure Whiteman||1985 - 1996|
|Assistant State Attorney||State Attorney, 7th Judicial Circuit||1978 - 1985|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Attorney's Title Insurance Fund||Member Agent||2009 - Present|
|St. Johns County Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|St. Johns County Bar Association||Board Member||1992 - 1993|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||N/A||1975|
|BOWEN TRUST, GUNDIE BONNER, ET AL. vs. ST. JOHNS COUNTY, ET AL.||Affirmed in Part and Reversed in Part|
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