Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
J.D. | Law
Murray State University
B.S. | Psychology
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Law Offices of John E Brown P. A.
Negotiate and draft general business contracts on a multitude of subject matter such as Web Design, franchise rights and confidentiality and nondisclosure covenants.
Represent owners with commercial loan negotiations and documentation preparation.
Act as title agent insuring leases, buy/sell, refinances and construction lending.
Responsible for entity formation, documentation and management.
Advise clients on merits of engineering site and utility plans, architectural blueprints and other development plans and their consistency with government regulations, private easements and restrictive covenants.
Walters Levine Brown Klingensmith & Thomison P.A.
Handled contract issues, due diligence, environmental, civil engineer’s site plan, survey, title and acquisition of over 500 retail sites in the Southeast United States for national retail chain.
Title agent for over 23 years insuring residential property, commercial retail centers, hotels and condominium towers on behalf of lenders and landowners.
Extensive experience with many Cities and Counties on such issues as eminent domain, inverse condemnation, utility management, inter-local agreements and their application to development and zoning regulations, public finance, workforce policies, home rule powers, comprehensive planning and urban renewal and protection.
Board Certified Real Property Lawyer
Florida Bar Association
Sister Cities International
Gulf Coast Builders Exchange
Activities: Exchange is trade organization for commercial contractors and subcontractors in 3 county area.
Florida State Bar
Kentucky Bar Association
Sarasota Sister Cities Association
Member of Board of Directors
Activities: Served as Director of Business Development
Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
Member Board of Directors
Activities: Also served as Chairman Government Review Council and Legal Counsel