education

  • University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1986)
  • University of Miami (B.A., 1983), magna cum laude

bar admissions

  • Florida

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
John R. Hart

John R. Hart

Shareholder

John Hart has represented many industry-leading lenders and title insurance companies in loan workout negotiations, commercial mortgage foreclosures in over 20 counties throughout the State of Florida, commercial lease disputes, cases involving real estate fraud, title insurance matters on behalf of title companies and their insureds, and a variety of other real estate litigation matters.

During his 27 years of practice in Florida, Mr. Hart’s substantial business litigation experience also includes representation of companies and individuals in a wide range of business disputes involving shareholders’ agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, arbitration proceedings, defense of class action litigation involving payday lenders, declaratory relief actions involving rights and obligations under life insurance policies, property valuation determinations, homeowner and condominium association litigation, lender liability claims, receiverships, etc.

Over the past 15 years, Mr. Hart has tried approximately 20 matters involving commercial and real estate litigation disputes, which trials have included both bench and jury trials, as well as arbitration proceedings. He is the West Palm Beach office managing shareholder.