Rogers, Towers, Bailey, Jones & Gay, P.A., June 1969 through August 31, 1995; Partner, 1975-1995, in the areas of estate planning, business and real estate.
Private practice September 1, 1995 to present.
Estate planning including the preparation of wills, testamentary and living trusts, powers of attorney, designations of health care surrogate, living wills and other estate planning documents.
Real Estate and Business Transactions:
The representation of borrowers, lenders, buyers and sellers in commercial and residential real estate transactions including shopping centers, office buildings, warehouses, mobile home parks, apartment buildings, motels and hotels.
Extensive experience with structuring corporations and partnerships of all types, including not-for-profit corporations, Subchapter S corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships. joint ventures, and professional service associations.
The representation of investors, entrepreneurs and businesses in connection with organization, operation, merger, stock and assets acquisitions and financing matters.
The representation of issuers in numerous private placements of securities as well as public securities offerings including professional football and soccer teams, motion picture production, surgery centers, medical diagnostic centers, medical office buildings, adult congregate living facilities and nursing homes.
The representation of lawyers, certified public accountants, investment advisors, medical doctors, hospitals, outpatient medical diagnostic and surgery centers.
The representation of franchisees.
The representation of federal and state credit unions.
Member of the American Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association, and The Florida Bar
Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court
Agent for Attorney's Title Insurance Fund, Inc.
Agent for First American Title Insurance Company
Member of Attorneys Real Property Council of Northeast Florida, Inc.
Member of Arbitration Board of Attorney's Real Property Council of Northeast Florida
Member of Small Business Resource Network
Co-Owner of Barnie's Coffee & Tea Company stores in Northeast Florida
Member of Meninak Club of Jacksonville
Member of the Board of Directors of The Southern Academy of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Member of the University Club, The Ponte Vedra Club and Epping Forest Yacht Club
Member of the National Eagle Scout Association
Former President of Marco Condominium Association
Jacksonville Bar Association and Florida Bar (1969-2017)