Samantha Alves Orender: Lawyer with Rogers Towers, P.A.

Samantha Alves Orender

Jacksonville,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone(904) 346-5520

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas
  • ......................... 80%
    Corporate Law
  • ......................... 20%
    Intellectual Propert...
University Amherst College, B.A., Political Science, with honors, 2000; Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands, 2007
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2008
AdmittedU.S District Court

Bar Association Memberships
•The Florida Bar
•Business Law Section
•Intellectual Property Law Section

Professional & Community Involvement
•Ritz Chamber Music Society, Inc., Volunteer Counsel, 2014
•The Seaside Playgarden Preschool, Inc., Board Member, 2013-present
•Generation W, Inc., Board Member
•Patrons of the Hearts, 2010-present
•KYN Accelerator Program, Mentor
•Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce Get Smart! Program, Mentor
•National Tax Section Moot Court Competition, Volunteer Judge, 2009
•Client Intake Volunteer, Bay Area Legal Services, 2008-2009


Ms. Orender is a member of Rogers Towers' Litigation Department and the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. She represents business entities and individuals in the areas of contract litigation, insurance disputes, commercial loan litigation and workouts, lender liability defense, and other commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.

Awards & Distinctions
Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star (Business Litigation), 2013

Publications & Presentations
•Co-Author, ABA Section of Business Law, Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation, Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, Ch . 23, Nonprofit Law and Litigation (2011 ed . Vol . 2).
•Co-Author, ABA Section of Business Law, Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation, Vol . 2, Nonprofit Law and Litigation (2009, 2010).


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Documenting a Borrower’s Intent to Apply for Joint Credit under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act
Samantha Alves Orender, July 8, 2014
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”) was signed into law by Congress in 1974. This law makes it unlawful for a creditor to discriminate against an applicant in any aspect of a credit transaction on the basis of, inter alia, the applicant’s marital status, religion, sex, race,...

An Exception to the Fair Market Value Rule: Use the Foreclosure Sales Price for a Deficiency after a Third Party Purchaser
Samantha Alves Orender,M. Scott Thomas, March 26, 2014
If the value of a foreclosed property is less than the loan amount, lenders may seek a deficiency judgment from borrowers and guarantors after the foreclosure sale. In most cases, the lender is the sole bidder at the sale and takes title to the collateral property, so the court must determine the...

What is an Allonge?
Samantha Alves Orender,M. Scott Thomas, November 27, 2013
Given the importance of the allonge in establishing a bank’s standing in commercial foreclosure cases, you may be surprised that the term “allonge” is nowhere to be found in Florida’s Commercial Code. In one case, the court describes an allonge as “simply an...
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Samantha Alves Orender

1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 1500
JacksonvilleFL 32207-9020


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