Peggy Rolando and Jennifer Tobin Present on Real Estate Issues at Florida Bar Certification Seminar

Speaking Engagement

On April 4, Miami Partner “Peggy” Rolando and Orlando Partner Jennifer Slone Tobin served as speakers at the Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section’s (RPPTL) Advanced Real Property Certification Review Seminar.

The seminar was an advanced level course for real estate practitioners, both for this seeking certification in real estate law as well as those seeking to learn from distinguished speakers on a wide variety of real estate topics. Jennifer discussed the intricacies of tenancies and conveyances while Peggy focused on complex real estate finance and lending issues.

RPPTL serves the citizens of the State of Florida, the legal community, and its Section members with the highest levels of knowledge, experience and commitment to real property, probate and trust law. The organization assists in developing real property, probate and trust laws; developing standards for ethical and competent practice in those areas of law; developing and maintaining professional relationships between the section’s attorneys and other professional groups; and assists with accomplishing legislative objectives and improvements in the administration of requisite laws.

About Margaret “Peggy” A. Rolando

Margaret A. (“Peggy”) Rolando is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated attorney, a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, and is Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law and in Condominium and Planned Development Law. She is also an active member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. She has a strong background in the acquisition, development, sale, financing and operation of large-scale real estate projects. She has extensive experience in the creation and operation of condominiums, planned developments, mixed use projects, resorts, clubs and hotels, including regulatory matters, development, structuring, restructuring, documentation, termination and management.

About Jennifer Slone Tobin

Jennifer Slone Tobin serves on the firm's Executive Committee and is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group. She is Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law. Jennifer has a diverse real estate practice. She represents developers in the traditional areas of acquisition, development, permitting and financing of vacant, rehabilitation and operating properties. Her developer representation has included most of the traditional financing providers, including traditional bank loans, CMBS-style loans, insurance company loans, and full-recourse and non-recourse debt. She also assists developers with the negotiation of joint venture agreements with equity investors, including state retirement funds, venture capital companies and large investment firms. Her developer side practice also includes advice on construction contracts and other similar agreements with consultants for new development and rehabilitation projects.

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