Michael J Posner

Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL
Member: Golden Key National Honor Society; Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society. Executive Managing Editor, Florida International Law Journal. Publications. Author: "Mastering Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance," National Business Institute, 2002; "Florida Real Estate Title and Title Insurance," Half Moon LLC, 2001, 2002; "Negotiating Commercial Leases," American Corporate Counsel Institute, 2001; "Procuring and Insuring Free and Clear Title," National Business Institute, 2000; "Keys to Success in a Real Estate Transaction," National Business Institute, 2000; "Florida Title Law," National Business Institute, 1999; "Roads and Access Law In Florida," 1998; "Procuring and Insuring Free and Clear Title," National Business Institute, 1997; "Title Insurance Policies and Commitments," National Business Institute, 1996; "Contract Issues You Should Know Before Signing," Palm Beach Post, May 13, 1994; "Minimize Risks of Capitation with Corridor Risk Contract," Medical Business Beach Post, May 13, 1994. Solutions for an Upside Down Home, Boca Raton News, February 2009.

Understanding Gift Tax, Affluent, December 2006.

Understanding Mortgage Financing Alternatives, Affluent, January 2006.

Deferring gains with timely "1031" tax free exchanges, Affluent, December 2005.

Using your investments retirement accounts to acquire investment Real Property, Affluent, November 2005.

Author/Consultant to Landlord Tenant - Florida, 2006.

Author/Lecturer Application of Corrective Tools to Obtain Marketable Title, 2008 National Business Institute.

Lecturer, Title Teaser, 2008 Attorney's Title Insurance Fund Annual Seminar.

Author/Lecturer, Real Estate Financing Updates - Bridge Loans, Loan Syndications, Private Equity, 2007 University of Miami Ralph Boyer Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Understanding Title Insurance and Recognizing Defects, 2007 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Resolving Real Estate Title Defects, 2007 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, In-Depth Title Insurance Principles, 2007 National Business Institute.

Lecturer, Title Insurance & Curing Title Problems, 2007 National Business Institute.

Lecturer, Troubleshooting Title and Title Insurance Problems, 2007 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Successful Commercial Real Estate Financing Techniques, 2006 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Troubleshooting Title and Title Insurance Problems, 2006 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Successful Commercial Real Estate Financing Techniques, 2006 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Title Insurance - A Comprehensive Look into the World of Tile Insurance Today, 2005 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, The Paralegal's Role in the Real estate Transaction, 2004 National Business Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Taking the mystery out of Florida Title Examination: A Paralegal's Guide, 2004 International Paralegal Institute.

Author/Lecturer, Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Leases, 2004 National Business Institute.

Listed in: Who's Who in Practicing Attorneys, 1989/1990 Edition; Who's Who in American Law, 1992/1993 Edition; Who's Who Worldwide, 1994/1995 Edition. Director/Treasurer, Palm Beach Real Estate Council. Vice-Chairperson, Village of Wellington Code Enforcement Board, 2002. Foreclosure Commissioner, U.S. Housing and Urban Development, 2000—. Special Magistrate, Palm Beach County Value Adjustment Board, 2000—. Chairman, City of West Miami Code Enforcement Board, 1988-1989. Delegate, Florida State Democratic Convention, 1988. Memberships: City of Palm Beach Gardens Code Enforcement Board, 1993-1994; The Florida Bar (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section). [Honorably Discharged Veteran, U.S. Air Force]. (Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education). Director, Palm beach County Real Estate Council. Village of Wellington Special Magistrate, 2005 to present.

Honors: Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel 2009, 2005-2009 Florida Super Lawyers; Round Table Scholar; Avvo.com Rating 10.0 (Superb).

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  • Intellectual Property
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Admitted in 1986, Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

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  • Law School Attended

    University of Florida College of Law
    Class of 1985
    with honors

    University Attended

    University of Florida College of Arts & Sciences
    Class of 1982

    Birth Information

    Born in 1960
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 29, 1960


    Airman First Class, United States Air Force 1977-1979

    Representative Cases

    Rich v. Fisher, 655 So. 2d 1149 (4th DCA 1995); Kehle v. Modansky, 696 So. 2d 493 (4th DCA 1997); Florida Public v. Miami Beach (321 F. 3d 1046) (11th Circuit 2003); Mesa v. Washington Mutual Bank 870 So. 2d 966 (4th DCA 2004); Westport Recovery v. Salvatore 891 So. 2d 1156 (4th DCA 2005); Day v. Nova 916 So. 2d 903 (4th DCA 2005);

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    Michael J Posner
     4420 Beacon Circle,
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407-3281


    Ward Damon (West Palm Beach, Florida)

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