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T.R. Smith, ESQ.

T.R. Smith, Esq.

T.R. Smith is an experienced attorney who has been practicing law since his admission to the Florida Bar in 2013. He focuses primarily on real estate transactions but has experience in civil litigation, probate, estate planning, and business law. Before joining Berlin Patten Ebling, T.R. was a partner at a small law firm in Bradenton, where he re-established the firm’s real estate practice. It was T.R.’s goal to focus his knowledge of the law in all areas that could affect a real estate closing. His diverse background allows him to resolve any issues that may arise throughout a transaction. From closing multi-million dollar residential and commercial transactions to successfully defending a Federal court appeal in a commercial litigation action, T.R. has a wide range of legal experience.  

T.R. attended Florida State University for his undergraduate studies and law school, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Finance in 2009 and a law degree in 2012. He is a Florida native and currently lives in Parrish with his wife, Reagan, and their son Camden. As a family, they enjoy watching sports, hanging out by the pool, and spending time on Anna Maria Island. 

Office Location

Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Credentials

Areas of Practice

  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Corporate Matters Related to Structuring Real Estate Transactions
  • Contractor and Builder Representation
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • FSBO Representation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Business Transactions
  • Contract and Lease Review/Preparation
  • LLC/Corporation Formations

Bar Admissions 

  • Florida 2013
  • Middle District of Florida 2015

Education 

  • Florida State University
    BS Degree (Finance Major) 2009
    Dean’s List
  • Florida State University College of Law
    J.D. – 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships 

  • Manatee County Bar Association  
  • Sarasota County Bar Association  
  • Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee  
  • Member of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section of the Florida Bar 

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