Raymond L. Schumann

Raymond L. Schumann

Rice Law Firm
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • Florida
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Summary

Diligent, results-driven, and solution-minded, Ray is singularly dedicated to guiding his clients to achieve their desired real estate and business goals. With almost thirty years’ legal experience in real estate and business and over twelve years Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate attorney, Ray brings a rare measure of experience, knowledge and practicality to his practice in “making it happen” for his clients.
Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Ray relocated to Southwest Florida in 1991. In 2011 he and his family moved to Central Florida.
Ray concentrates his practice on commercial and complex real estate and business transactions. His status as a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Attorney places him in a category achieved by less than ½ of 1% of all currently licensed Florida Attorneys. With his comprehensive and extensive real estate and business expertise, he focuses primarily on matters involving real estate and business transactions, acquisition, development, strategies and planning. Ray has significant experience in commercial real estate financing, mortgages, loan restructuring and workouts by representing numerous lending institutions and private entities; he utilizes his facilitation mind-set in negotiating, closing and enforcing commercial contracts, leases and property management agreements for brokers and investor/owners, and providing title issuance, rectification and defect resolution advice, guidance and services for all those involved in the transactions. Ray is well known for his unique solution-minded approach while keeping the “end goal” in mind to achieve the desired results.
Ray’s clients include banking and private lending institutions and entities, investment funds and entities, private real estate investment groups, commercial and industrial developers and builders, contractors, engineers, architects, land surveyors, home builders, various construction trades.

Education
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J.D. (1988)
Professional Experience
Partner
Rice Law Firm
- Current
Senior Attorney
Alvarez, Sambol, Winthrop & Madson, P.A.
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Founding Partner
Schumann Law Group, P.A
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Formation of a Business - Which Entity
Business Edge - Bonita Springs
Speaking Engagements
Real Estate Sales Contracts, Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors
Buying & Selling A Business, Entrepreneurs Law School
Vesting of Title, Legal Symposium
Navigating Commercial Lease Negotiations, Legal Symposium
Choosing the proper business entity, Business Law School
Title Insurance Concepts and Overview, Legal Summit
Land Surveying and Real Estate Transactions, Legal Summit
Florida's Changing LLC Statute, Commercial and Investors Division
Planning and Exit Strategies, Strategic Planning for Business Owners
Certifications
Board Certified Real Estate Specialist
The Florida Bar
Awards
Graduate
Leadership Daytona
Networker of the Year
Commercial Real Estate Women of Orlando - CREW
Small Business of the Year
Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce
Board Certified - Real Estate Law
Florida Bar
Small Business Development Center Volunteer of the Year
Small Business Development Center - SBA Florida
Graduate
Leadership Bonita Springs
Graduate
Leadership Lee County
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 908258
Member
Current
Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors - Realtor/Attorney Committee
Vice-Chair
- Current
Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce
Director
- Current
Volusia County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Member
- Current
Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys Council
President, Vice President, Director
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Orange County Bar Association - Real Property Committee
Vice-Chair
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Orange County Bar Association - Real Property Committee
Chairman
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Orange County Bar Association
Member
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Commercial Real Estate Women of Orlando (CREW)
Director
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City of Bonita Springs - Charter Review Committee
Committee Member
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Bonita Spring - Estero Association of Realtors
Board Counsel
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Nations Association Charities
Board Counsel
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Nations Association Charities
Board Counsel
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lee county bar association
Member, Committee Chai
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Kids Achieve Charity
Board Counsel
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Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce
Director & Executive Committee
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Lee County Local Planning Agency
Committee Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
Languages
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
3 Community Events - One Night
Blog
Partner Ray Schumann Attends Daytona Chamber Business After Hours
Contact & Map
Rice Law Firm
222 Seabreeze Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
USA
Telephone: (386) 257-1222
Fax: (386) 257-9025