Shutts & Bowen partner, Michael J. “Micky” Grindstaff, has been named a Trustee of the University of Central Florida by Governor Charlie Crist.
Each of the eleven state universities has a 13-member Board of Trustees responsible for setting policy and implementing and maintaining high-quality education programs consistent with the university's mission.
Mr. Grindstaff graduated from the University of Central Florida and has been active in University activities since that time. His positions have included: Chairman of the University of Central Florida Foundation; University of Central Florida Athletic Association Director; Past Director, UCF Alumni Association; Past Chairman, President and Vice President of Executive Committee, UCF Golden Knights Club, Inc.; UCF Alumni Trustee (Lifetime Member).
Mr. Grindstaff's practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate transactions, land use and development. He has handled numerous transactions involving the acquisition, zoning, permitting, development and sale of retail shopping centers, mixed-use developments, residential subdivisions, multi-family apartment complexes, and office buildings. In connection with such transactions, he has negotiated and prepared sophisticated acquisition, sale, lease, financing, easement and land use related documentation.