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Neal Kalis is a highly experienced, dedicated and a solution oriented attorney who is recognized for his multi-disciplined transactional practice, which encompasses corporate, probate, real estate, land use and zoning law.


Kalis is often called upon to handle the most complex of real estate transactions. In 2006, he represented a seller in Fort Lauderdale throughout a consummated $80,000,000 beachfront hotel transaction from 1999 thru 2003. He served as the lead land use attorney in obtaining the approval for a 28 story condominium on the previous and historic Lauderdale Beachfront Hotel Property.


His clients also call on him to work with government officials and agencies, banks, property owners and the other critical links necessary to effectuate a solution to a client's problem. Kalis was one of the organizers and served as a director and general legal counsel for a local community bank from its conception in 1986 thru its merger to a larger financial institution in 2004.


The personal relationships Neal has developed in Broward county and throughout Florida over the last three decades as an active member in the legal, civil, philanthropic and government sectors of our communities have consistently proven to be invaluable in helping him to achieve the best possible outcomes for his clients.


Kalis is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. According to Martindale-Hubbel, the rating indicates an attorney has reached “the height of professional excellence” and “is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.”


His professional and business experience includes chartering, serving on the Board of and as attorney for a community bank, owning and developing land for residential and commercial projects as well as continued ownership of commercial rental properties.


His community involvements include: memberships in the Hollywood Rotary Club (which he served as President from 1984-1985); the Davie/Cooper City Chamber of Commerce (which he served as President in 1984-1985); he has served as a Trustee of the Old Davie School Foundation, Inc. since 1994; served the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) of Davie, Florida since 1988 (including as Chairman 1996-2001 and Vice Chairman both from 1994-1996 and 2003-present); and currently serves as Chair for Broward County Education Facilities Authority. Mr. Kalis has also served as a member, officer and director of a number of homeowners and condominium associations.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 40%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 30%



Hourly ($350-375/hour), contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Kalis Kleiman & Wolfe

7320 Griffin Road
Suite 109
Davie, FL, 33314-4105


FLMember in Good Standing197406/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKalis Kleiman & Wolfe1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Davie Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)ChairmanN/A
Hollywood Rotary ClubFormer PresidentN/A
Davie Economic Development CouncilBoard MemberN/A
Broward County Education Facilities AuthorityChairmanN/A
Old Davie School Foundation, Inc.TrusteeN/A
1st Trust TitlePresidentN/A
Davie/Cooper City Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Hollywood Rotary ClubMemberN/A
The Florida BarMemberN/A
Broward County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The Old Davie School Historical MuseumTrusteeN/A
Davie Economic Deveolpment CouncilCo-ChairmanN/A
Davie/Cooper City Chamber of CommerceFormer PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Foreclosed on a regional shopping centerSuccessfully Represented
Fort Lauderdale beachfront hotel property saleSuccessfully Represented
Deeds-in-lieu of foreclosureSuccessfully Represented
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Tulane UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1971