Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Attorney

Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate LogoRoger is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Real Estate and focuses his legal practice on civil litigation and real estate.

Roger represents individuals and businesses in general litigation matters, real estate and property disputes, mortgage foreclosures and construction litigation. Roger’s real estate practice consists of both residential and commercial real estate transactions. He counsels clients on contract preparation, commercial development and lending, and residential closings.

Representative Experience

Disputes and Litigation

  • Representation of lenders in prosecuting mortgage foreclosures and obtaining deficiency judgments
  • Representation of lenders and borrowers in negotiating and drafting deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, loan modifications, short sales and handling foreclosures
  • Representation of plaintiffs and defendants in various real estate disputes and litigation, including contractual breaches, specific performance actions, quiet title actions, and disputes involving easements, boundaries, docks and riparian rights
  • Representation of general contractors and homeowners in negotiating, contracting, and disputes concerning construction and/or contractual issues
  • Representation of general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in contractual and construction lien matters, including construction lien foreclosures
  • Representation of homeowners’ associations and condominium associations in conjunction with collection of assessments and enforcing restrictions
  • Representation of real estate brokers and agent in commission disputes, contract matters and deposit disputes
  • Representation of personal representative in multi-million dollar probate litigation matter
  • Representation of creditor of estate with multi-million dollar claim
  • Representation of personal representatives, beneficiaries, and creditors in probate litigation matters
  • Representation of agricultural tenants in crop lease dispute with landlord resulting in arbitration
  • Representation of claimants and respondents in arbitration matters
  • Representation of parties in pre-suit and post-suit mediations

Real Estate

  • Representation of seller in commercial real estate transaction involving sale of $7 million self-storage facility to national self-storage chain
  • Representation of seller in sale of $11 million dollar conservation easement to United States of America
  • Representation of seller in commercial real estate transaction in excess of $1 million involving sale of property to national restaurant chain
  • Representation of sellers and buyers in various commercial and residential real estate transactions
  • Representation of lessors and lessees in negotiating and drafting leases and lease/option agreements

Creditors’ Rights in Bankruptcy

  • Representation of creditors, including lenders and landlords, in Chapter 7, 13, and 11 bankruptcies


  • Representation of claimants seeking compensation for losses related to the BP oil spill
  • Representation of parties seeking and opposing land use changes, including special exceptions , variances and zoning changes
  • Representation of parties before administrative bodies, including the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Code Enforcement Boards, and Construction Industry Licensing Boards


  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2001
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Florida, Finance and Insurance, 1998

Bar Admisstions

Honors & Accolades

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named to the list of Rising Stars in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010-2011, 2015


  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Admitted to practice: U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, All Florida State Courts
  • Member and Past-President, Charlotte County Bar Association
  • Member, Charlotte County Young Professionals
  • Vice President and Director, Southwest Florida Real Estate Council
  • Former Chair, Florida Bar – Twentieth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee – Group C

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Executive Committee Member and Past President, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity
  • Alumni and Past President, Leadership Charlotte