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Robert M Schwartz


Commercial Real Estate Law and Residential Real Estate Lawyer
Robert Marc Schwartz P A
Boca Raton, FL
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Robert M. Schwartz, B.C.S. has been actively engaged in the practice of law in Florida for more than 47 years, has been certified by The Florida Bars Board of Legal Specialization & Education as a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer since 1987 (the year that the program began) and is a widely recognized expert in Real Property Law and Practice.

A member of the Executive Council of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section(www.RPPTL.org) of The Florida Bar (www.FlaBar.org) for more than 25 years, he is a past Chair (and current member) of the Condominium & Planned Development Committee of the Section, and is currently the Lead At Large Member of the Executive Council for the 15th Judicial Circuit. He currently serves on the Commercial Real Estate, Problem Study, and Landlord Tenant Committees of the Section.

He has been a lecturer on real property subjects for more than 35 years, and has been a faculty member and speaker for the annual Florida Bar Advanced Real Estate Law and Certification Review Course every year since 1993 and has presented the section of the Course concerning Tenancies and Conveyances every year from 1996 thru 2018 and currently serves as a member of The Florida Bar Real Estate Certification Committee. He has been a speaker at The Florida Bar’s annual Condominium Law Seminar, Attorneys Title Insurance Fund’s Annual Assembly, and The Institute on Condominium Cluster Development sponsored by the University of Miami Law Center.

He frequently serves as an expert witness concerning Real Property matters in lawsuits throughout Florida and has repeatedly qualified as an expert witness in trials conducted in several Florida counties. Mr. Schwartz’s practice today primarily involves real estate transactions. His practice has included the representation of developers, real estate entrepreneurs, lenders, condominium associations, homeowner associations, title insurance companies, other lawyers, and individual buyers or sellers of residential and commercial properties. He has been involved in significant real estate projects such as the acquisition and development of residential communities, office complexes, and shopping centers, involving construction, sales, financing, property management, and leasing. He has also served as local counsel for out-of-state law firms, institutional lenders, and development companies.

He has been a member of Attorneys Title Insurance Fund since 1973 and is currently an attorney agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. He has been an approved closing agent for institutional lenders doing business throughout Florida.

A past President of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, he has also served as the chairman of the Palm Beach County Realtor/Attorney Joint Committee. He has been an approved instructor by the Florida Real Estate Commission.

Mr. Schwartz received his Juris Doctor degree from the University Of Florida College Of Law in 1971. He holds the Martindale Hubbel Directory’s highest possible rating AV.


Practice Areas

 
Commercial Real Estate Law (50%)
 
Residential Real Estate Law (30%)
 
Real Estate Law (10%)
 
Contracts (10%)

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Résumé - Robert M Schwartz

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1972

Work Experience

Robert Marc Schwartz, P.a.
President
1997

Kauffman & Schwartz P.A.
Member
19901996

DeSantis Cook P.A.
Member
19781989

Robert M. Schwartz Attorney At Law
Principal
19751978

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Education

University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Juris Doctor
1971

Specialty Certifications

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist
Real Estate Law
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
1987

Associations

Alumni
University of Florida

Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2021

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Robert M Schwartz
Robert Marc Schwartz P A
4700 NW Boca Raton Blvd Suite 104
Boca Raton, FL 33431
www.RobertSchwartzPA.com
Office: 561-241-1850
Fax: 561-241-1845

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Bar Membership Information

Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Specialty Certification Information

Certified in Real Estate Law -

Florida Bar Board Certification in Real Estate Law - Real estate law involves either residential real estate or commercial real estate. Florida Lawyers certified in Real Estate Law by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of the law.


The minimum standards for real estate law certification is set out in Rule 6-9.3. Those requirements include the practice of law for at least 5 years, substantial involvement in the specialty of real estate law (40% or more in the 3 years immediately preceding application), and the completion of 45 hours of approved real estate law certification continuing legal education (CLE) in the 3 years immediately preceding application. The real estate attorney must also submit to peer review and pass a written examination.


Under Rule 6-9.2, the term "real estate law" is defined as the "practice of law, regardless of jurisdiction, dealing with matters relating to ownership and rights in real property including, but not limited to, the examination of titles, real estate conveyances and other transfers, leases, sales and other transactions involving real estate, condominiums, cooperatives, property owners associations and planned developments, interval ownership, zoning and land use planning regulation, real estate development and financing, real estate litigation, and the determination of property rights."


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