Keith Halpern is the founding managing attorney of the Halpern Law Firm, P.L.C., practicing in Property, Foreclosure Defense, Family Law, and Estate Planning. Mr. Halpern is a member of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.
Formerly with Legal Services of North Florida for five years, Mr. Halpern serves homeowners and families throughout Florida. Keith was previously engaged as a Senior Management Consultant with Price Waterhouse serving Fortune 500 Companies. Mr. Halpern also served as C.E.O. for 14 years in a metropolitan Washington, D.C. financial and property management, and healthcare consulting firm.
Recently, Mr. Halpern published several recent Circuit Court decisions involving Foreclosure Dismissals & Property Cases; He is the author of “Domestic Asset Protection Trusts—What is the State of Your Asset Protection?” He has been a recent guest lecturer in Foreclosure Defense at the Florida State University, College of Law; and is presently instructing attorneys in a 4-part series on Advanced Foreclosure Defense Practice.
He has recently lectured at Community & public interest seminars involving foreclosure avoidance and loan workouts, including the 2011 and 2012 Tallahassee Mayor’s Summit on Diversity, and is lecturing in a multi-part series on Foreclosure Avoidance.
An FSU Law School Graduate, Keith was Founding President of the F.S.U., College of Law, Real Property and Trust Law Society; and was Articles Editor of the FSU, College of Law, Land Use Journal.
Keith is a Graduate of the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, and holds a dual-degree in Finance and Management Information Systems, with technical minors in Accounting and Economics.
Keith is a vigorous advocate for Fair Housing, and continues to actively serve at Legal Services of North Florida, as a pro-bono counsel.
Keith is an active board member and volunteer at his daughter's elementary school in NE Tallahassee, and is a Commercial Pilot and Instructor.
|FL||Member in Good Standing - Incapacitated Pending||2009||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Articles Editor & Member Journal of Land Use Law||Florida State University, College of Law||2006|
|Distinguished Pro Bono Service||Florida State University, College of Law||2006|
|Founding President-Real Estate Law & Trust Society||Florida State University, College of Law||2005|
|Book Award, Tort Law I||Thomas Cooley School of Law||2004|
|Book Award, Contracts II||Thomas Cooley School of Law||2004|
|Founding Partner||Halpern & Assoc. Legal Services, PLC||2011 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.||2006 - 2011|
|Chief Executive Officer||Investor's Benefits Partnership, LLC||1990 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2005 - Present|
|Federal Aviation Administration||Commercial Pilot, Multi-Engine Instrument||1999 - Present|
|Business Law Review||Domestic Asset Protection Trusts||2008|
|Florida State University College of Law||N/A||2006|
|University of Virginia||BS - Bachelor of Science||1987|
|City of Tallahassee: Foreclosure Avoidance Seminar||Protecting Property Avoiding Foreclosure||2014|
|F.S.U., College of Law, Public Interest law Society||Foreclosure Litigation Topics||2011|
|F.S.U., College of Law - Poverty Law Class Seminar||Foreclosure Litigation Topics||2011|
|Continuing Professional Education||Foreclosure: Summary Judgments||2011|
|Continuing Professional Education||Foreclosure Defense Strategies||2011|
|Continuing Professional Education||Defending Invalid Foreclosure Suits||2011|
|Continuing Education Training Class||Foreclosure Actions, Decide and Dismiss||2011|
|City of Tallahassee, Workshop on Foreclosure Prevention||Foreclosure Prevention||2011|
|City of Tallahassee, Preventing Foreclosure: Workshop & Education||Preventing Foreclosure||2011|
|City of Tallahassee, Mayor's Summit on Diversity||Foreclosure Avoidance Training Lecture||2010|
|City of Tallahassee, Conference on Foreclosure Avoidance||Consumer Foreclosure Avoidance & Loan Restructuring||2010|
|Wells Fargo Bank v. M.P.A.||WON Judgment for NO Deficiency, NO Attorney's Fees, and NO Title Reformation|
|Bank of New York v. Wingate||Won Hearing on Motion to Dismiss|
|U.S. Bank, N.A. v. Roberts, et al||WON-Dismissal, Saved Homestead|
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