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As the founding member of the firm, Mr. Walton concentrates his representation primarily in the areas of real estate litigation, real estate transactions, and in state and federal civil litigation. Mr. Walton, is both licensed title agent for Attorneys Title Insurance Fund and has extensive experience with mortgage law and particularly foreclosure law where he represents lenders, community associations, homeowners and investors. Mr. Walton also defends mortgage, title and real estate professionals in situations of alleged malpractice or misconduct.


Active in the community, Mr. Walton provides basic workshops and seminars to teach first time and other home buyers. The subjects include on how to shop for a mortgage, what best to do when selling your home, and what to do if you fall behind on your mortgage. Additionally, Mr. Walton is active in legal community including having served as the President of the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association; previously served two terms on the Florida Bar Civil Rules and Procedure committee; and helped to expand the John W. Kozyak mentoring program to the all the law schools in South Florida. 


Mr. Walton received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami in 1998, where he was a James Weldon Johnson Fellow and Board of Trustees Scholar. Mr. Walton obtained a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 1995, where he played on the baseball team, was a member of the honors college and received an award for mentoring excellence.

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French, Creole

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 30%
    17 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    14 years
  3. Bankruptcy: 20%
    14 years
  4. Business: 15%
    17 years
  5. Foreclosure: 10%
    14 years

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Walton + Jones + Browne

550 NE 124th Street
North Miami, FL, 33161

Walton + Jones + Browne

8501 SW 124th Ave
Miami, FL, 33183

Walton + Jones + Browne

44 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL, 33131

Walton + Jones + Browne

9300 S. Ashland
Chicago, IL, 60620

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Special Congressional RecognitionThe Honorable Kendrick Meek, U.S. House of Representatives2008
Florida Legal Elite -- The Top Lawyers in FloridaFlorida Trend's Magazine2008
Special Congressional RecognitionThe Honorable Kendrick Meek, U.S. House of Representatives2007
Florida Legal Elite -- The Top Lawyers in FloridaFlorida Trend's Magazine2007
Special Congressional RecognitionThe Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen1996
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, RPPTL, Condominum & P.U.D. CommitteMember2009 - Present
Florida Bar, RPPTL, Real Property Finance CommitteeMember2004 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Diversity CommitteeCo-chair2008 - 2010
Dade County Bar AssociationVice President2008 - 2009
Dade County Bar AssociationSecretary2007 - 2008
Dade County Bar AssociationTreasurer2006 - 2007
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionExecutive Council2006 - 2009
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors11th Circuit Governor2005 - 2008
Florida Bar, Civil Procedure Rules Committee2nd Term Apointee2004 - 2009
Black Lawyers Association of Miami-Dade CountyPresident2003 - 2004
Cuban American Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2016
Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar AssociationPresident2003 - 2004
Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Judicial Outreach CommitteeMember2002 - 2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Illinois, ChicagoBusiness ManagmentBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Unlock Your Potential5 Ways to Always Improve Your Professionalism2008
Understanding ForeclosureHomeowner Defenses & Counter-Attacks2008
Foreclosure Prevention Workship, 2008Keep Your Cool and Keep Your Home2008
First Time Homebuyers SeriesClosing on and keeping in your first home.2008
Home Owner Education SeriesProtecting Your Home and Your Family with Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney2007
First Time Home Buyers SeriesClosing on and keeping in your first home.2007
Econonmic Empowerment Summit, FallStaying Out and Getting Out of Foreclosure2007
Economic Empowerment Summit, SpringStaying Out and Getting Out of Foreclosures2007
Basic Real Estate Law -- Continuing Legal EducationForeclosure Prosecution & Defense2007
Mortgage Law -- Continuing Legal EducationMoving Forward with Reverse Mortgages2006
5th Circuit Board of Governors -- Annual MeetingLeadership at the Next Level2006
Legal Ministry SeriesStaying Out and Getting Out of Foreclosure2005