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St. Petersburg Commercial Litigation & Real Estate Lawyer

Meros, Smith, Lazzara, Brennan & Brennan, P.A., maintains a robust business law, commercial litigation and real estate practice in St. Petersburg and surrounding areas. The firm’s commercial law practice is led by Walter E. Smith, who holds dual board certification from the Florida Bar in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation, backed by nearly 50 years of experience handling complex commercial and business litigation matters. Count on our expertise for advice and assistance with your St. Petersburg real estate, commercial & business law needs.

Business Transactions

Meros, Smith, Lazzara, Brennan & Brennan, P.A., provides strategic advice and capable representation in business contract negotiation. A properly drafted contract accurately reflects the intent of the parties and clearly outlines the rights and responsibilities of each party. In the case of an alleged breach for nonperformance or other reasons, the contract is one of the first places lawyers, and the courts, will turn for clarity. Contact our commercial division for contract drafting or review, and avert problems before they arise.

Commercial Litigation

If you find yourself a party to a contract dispute, whether as plaintiff or defendant, our St. Petersburg business lawyers can ably represent you in mediation, arbitration or courtroom litigation. Firm partner Walter E. Smith is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, in addition to maintaining Board Certification in both Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation from the Florida Bar. Our nimble commercial lawyers have the skills to adopt the best strategy for resolving your dispute efficiently and effectively in whatever manner best suits your needs.

The firm excels in the full range of commercial litigation in St. Petersburg and surrounding areas, including construction litigation. Our attorneys represent property owners, developers, contractors and others when disputes arise over payment, performance, defects and other issues unique to the construction industry.

Real Estate

Meros, Smith, Lazzara, Brennan & Brennan, P.A., provides keen insight and deft assistance in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Our attorneys can be counted on for document preparation, title preparation or review, and representation at closings. Real property is valuable and unique, and parties invest a great deal of time, money and energy into securing a favorable transaction. We lend our legal expertise to making sure all the i’s are dotted and t’s crossed for a smooth and successful closing.

Should things go awry during a purchase and sale transaction or at any point during property ownership, our adept litigators offer advice on risk management, loss mitigation, and trial strategy, as well as assertive and effective representation to resolve the dispute in any forum – negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation. Our team is here to provide advice and representation in mortgage foreclosures and mortgage restructurings, quiet title actions, boundary disputes and more.

Help With All Your Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Legal Needs in St. Petersburg

When you are party to a business deal or real estate transaction or are involved in litigation, you know how important it is to get good advice and representation from experienced business lawyers with the background and disposition to protect your rights and promote your interests. Meros, Smith, Lazzara, Brennan & Brennan, P.A., has been helping clients since 1954, and firm partner Walter E. Smith has been Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law since 1983. He is also a Board Certified specialist in Business Litigation and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. In St. Petersburg, Florida, and surrounding areas, call Meros, Smith, Lazzara, Brennan & Brennan, P.A., for help with your commercial litigation and real estate legal needs.

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