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I am Law Officer and an Executive Board member of the Fort Lauderdale Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, an international Sec. 503(c)(iii) organization that promotes boating education and satefy.


 


For 2008 I am Vice Commodrre of the Eastern Stores Aventura Yacht Club and I shall be Commodore for 2009 (See www.ESAYC.com). Duruing 2007 I was Fleet Captain of the club and planned the club's cruises.


 


My avocational interests include boating, SCUBA diviing and underwater photography, travel photography, and personal computers.

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Contact info

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

1200 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 500
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Real Estate: 50%
    33 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    38 years
  3. Construction: 10%
    33 years
  4. Chapter 11: 5%
    28 years
  5. Internet: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($405/hour)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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  • Jeffrey Feinberg

    I endorse this lawyer. Howard is a team player with the highest degree of competence in real estate matters. We have co-counseled on a number of real estate transactions and I could always count on him to come through with handling his responsibilities.

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    Jeffrey Feinberg Commercial real estate Attorney
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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing197506/17/2016
NJActive197306/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Real Estate Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Real Estate Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Real Estate Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Real Estate Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Real Estate Super LawyerSuper Lawyer Magazine2007
Real Estate Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Board Certified Real Estate LawyerN/A1994
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderFowler White Boggs, P.A.2012 - Present
ShareholderAtkinson, Diner, Stone, Mankuta and Ploucha, P.A.2007 - Present
AssociateAtkinson, Diner, Stone, Mankuta & Ploucha, P.A.1997 - 2006
AssociateShapo, Freedman & Fletcher, P.A.1993 - 1997
Of CounselCantor & Morante, P.A.1990 - 1993
PrincipalHoward Allen Cohen, P.A.1989 - 1990
AssociateCorrigan, Zelman & Bander, P.A.1986 - 1988
PrincipalHoward Allen Cohen, P.A.1984 - 1986
AssociateStroock & Stroock & Lavan1978 - 1984
AssociateCypen & Nevins1977 - 1978
Instructor of LawUniversity of Miami School of Law1976 - 1977
AssociateRosenkrantz and Sutton1976 - 1976
Deputy Attorney GeneralNew Jersey Division of Criminal Justice1973 - 1975
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
DiveBar, The Underwater Bar AssociationTreasurer2012 - Present
Southeast Florida Yacht ClubSecretary and Board of Directors2011 - Present
Fort Lauderdale Power SquadronInstructor & Law Officer2006 - Present
The Florida BarMember1975 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaMemberN/A
Broward County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Eastern Shores Aventura Yacht ClubFleet Captain and Director2010 - 2010
Board of Legal Specialization and Education (The Florida Bar)Chair, Rules & Polcies Committee2009 - 2012
Eastern Shores Aventura Yacht ClubCommodore & Board of Directors2009 - 2009
Eastern Shores Aventura Yacht ClubFleet Captain & & Board of Directors2008 - 2008
Board of Legal Specialization and Education, The Florida BarMember2006 - 2012
Fort Lauderdale Power SquadronMember, Board of Directors2005 - 2009
Real Estate Certification Committee, The Florida BarChair2003 - 2004
Real Estate Certification Committee, The Florida BarVice Chair2002 - 2003
Real Estate Certification Committee, The Florida BarMember2000 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Castillo Grand - St. Regis Hotel and Residences Construction & Mini-Permanent Financing from CIBC and Deutsche BankClosed Financing
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Real Estate Closings A-ZEthical Considerations (In Real Estate Closings)2008
Manual for Twenty-First Institute On Real Property LawEthics Update Lawyers and Title Companies; "Conflicts"; Best Practices Prevention is The Best Cure2008
National Business InstituteObtaining Access to Real Property--The Right to Use the Road2001
Newsletter, BOMA/South FloridaFlorida’s Cardiac Arrest Survival Act2001
National Business InstituteSelling Real Property Without Getting Taken to The Cleaners--What are the Environmental Risks?1993
Legal Forms and WorksheetsChapter on Conveyances1982
Guidelines for Meeting with RealtorsUnconventional Financing: Purchase Money Financing1981
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Rutgers UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Panel Discussion: "Construction Lending 2013: How to Cover Your Aspirations”Lender Due Diligence2013
Twenty-First Institute On Real Property LawEthics Update Lawyers and Title Companies; "Conflicts"; Best Practices Prevention is The Best Cure2008
Title Law in FloridaEthical Considerations in Real Estate Closings2008
Real Estate Closings A-ZEthical Considerations in Real Estate Closings2008
Issues Impacting Real Estate Transactions in FloridaEnvironmental Risks in Selling Property1993