Robert P. Summers

Robert P. Summers: Attorney with McCarthy, Summers, Bobko, Wood, Norman, Bass & Melby, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Robert P. Summers is well known as the "Banking Lawyer of the Treasure Coast", providing representation to nearly all of the area banks. Equally at home at the closing table or in the courtroom, he has crafted his career around commercial lending and enforcement of commercial loan documentation.

A Florida Board Certified Real Estate Attorney, his practice includes all aspects of commercial and residential transactions, and the litigation that may arise from them.

With careful attention to detail, Mr. Summers is an expert in the drafting and analysis of commercial loan documentation. He has distinguished himself in complex commercial financing transactions and related litigation, including workouts and loan restructuring. His transactional expertise provides Mr. Summers with a unique perspective of great value to litigants on either side of borrower-lender disputes. More importantly, his skill in drafting loan documents and in closing transactions helps prevent challenges from ever occurring.

A founding shareholder of the AV-Rated® Stuart-based firm of McCarthy, Summers, Bobko, Wood, Norman, Bass & Melby, P.A., Mr. Summers is an aggressive advocate for his clients.

(Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (129)

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Loans
  • Commercial Mortgages
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Title Insurance
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Estate Secured Lending
  • Real Property Finance
  • Mortgages
  • Mortgage Law
  • Loan Workouts
  • Commercial Real Estate Workouts
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Property Acquisitions
  • Secured Lending
  • Loans
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Loan Restructuring
  • Real Estate Workouts
  • Real Estate Settlements
  • Residential Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Bank Foreclosures
  • Litigation
  • Real Property
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Collections
  • Secured Collections
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Banks and Banking
  • Bank Collections
  • Banking Litigation
  • Commercial Banking
  • Commercial Credit
  • Consumer Banking
  • Consumer Loans
  • Escrow Agent Liability
  • Interest and Usury
  • Lender Liability
  • Lender Law
  • Lenders Rights
  • Business Development
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Probate Litigation
  • Unsecured Collections
  • Secured Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Real Estate Title Examination
  • Contracts
  • Contract Litigation
  • Conveyancing
  • Corporate Contracts
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Corporate Workouts
  • Incorporation
  • Creditors Rights
  • Secured Creditors Rights
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Evictions
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Leasing
  • Lease Finance
  • Shopping Center Leasing
  • Retail Leasing
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Mortgage Banking Law
  • Mortgage Finance
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Mortgage Lien Foreclosure
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Mortgage Workouts
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Adverse Possession
  • Residential Real Estate Development
  • Probate Administration
  • Land Sales
  • Land Trusts
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Residential Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Brokerage Law
  • Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability
  • Real Estate Collections
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Joint Ventures
  • Real Estate Mediation
  • Real Estate Restructuring
  • Real Property Development
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Waterfront Development
  • Real Estate Partnerships
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Community Association Law
  • Common Interest Community Law
  • Chancery Practice
  • Property Management
  • Asset Recovery

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
772-266-7289  Phone
772-283-1803  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S.J., 1972
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1976, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar; 1975, Florida
Martin County and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar.
Birth Information:
Glasgow, Kentucky, April 2, 1951
( Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Stuart, Florida

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