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LEADERSHIP


Kenneth L. Schlitt

Kenneth L. Schlitt

President

Keating & Schlitt, P.A.

Kenneth L. Schlitt is a principal in the law firm of Keating & Schlitt, P.A., in Orlando, Florida.

Roland Acosta

Roland Acosta

Immediate Past President

Roland H. Acosta & Associates, PA

With an emphasis on transactional work, Mr. Acosta has focused his energies on “closing the deal”.

Kristy Harrington

Kristy Harrington

Legal Summit Chair and Realtor Relations Chair

Law Office of Kristy L. Harrington, PA

Kristy is President of the Law Office of Kristy L. Harrington, P.A. She is the Board Attorney for the Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors® and the Lake City Board of Realtors®.

Robert Borr

Robert Borr

Programs & Scholarship Committee

Robert Borr P.L.

Robert is a sole practitioner who operates the Law Office of Robert Borr P.L. and contracts with multiple law firms assisting with transaction and litigation files.

Sultana L. Haque, JD/MBA

Sultana L. Haque, JD/MBA

Director

Sultana Law, P.A.

With her name literally translated into “Queen of Justice” (“Sultana” means “queen” and “Haque” means “justice”), it may have been fate that Sultana Haque wound up as an attorney.

Sarah Gulati

Sarah Gulati

Director

Gulati Law, P.L.

Sarah Gulati is a member of the Florida Bar and the Federal Middle District of Florida. Sarah owns a Real Estate & Business Law Firm with locations in Orlando and Jacksonville.

Kristina Paulter

Kristina Paulter

Director

The Paulter Law Firm, P.L.L.C.

Kristina focuses her practice in the area of Real Estate Law.

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith

Treasurer

The Fund

Cheryl Smith

Chris Bishop

Sponsorship

The Fund

Chris Bishop is a Business Development Advisor for The Fund in the central Florida area.

Frederick W. Jones

Frederick W. Jones

Director, Past President

Frederick W. Jones is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate lawyer.

Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher

Director

Fisher Law, P.A.

Andrew M. Fisher is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Attorney and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator .

Samanta Franchim

Samanta Franchim

Director

Baker & Hostetler LLP

Samanta Franchim is a real estate attorney with Baker & Hostetler LLP.

Heather Moraes

Heather Moraes

Director

Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman

Heather S. Moraes is of counsel in the real estate group of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman.

Lisa Super

Lisa Super

Director

Bogin Munns

Lisa Super is a transactional attorney based in Orlando, Florida.

Ahmad Sadiq

Ahmad Sadiq

Director

Charity Joy Tonelli

Charity Joy Tonelli

Director

S. Avery Smith

S. Avery Smith

Director

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Lisa Super

Director

Bogin Munns

Lisa Super is a transactional attorney based in Orlando, Florida. Her practice areas include real estate and business law, including residential and commercial real estate transactions, commercial leasing, title insurance, and lender representation. She is fluent in German, and represents international clients in various corporate and business law matters. Lisa is licensed to practice law in Florida, and is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.

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Andrew Fisher

Director

Fisher Law, P.A.

Andrew M. Fisher is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Attorney and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator with over 18 years of real estate related experience (including being a licensed real state broker). The Florida Bar appointed Andrew in 2017 to the Florida Realtors/ Florida Bar Joint Committee that works on the FR/BAR Contract for revisions and updates.

Through Fisher Law, P.A., Andrew’s real estate law practice focuses on issues related to opening, running, and managing a real estate brokerage office. Andrew represents many real estate brokers (listing and selling agents, as well as property managers), buyers, and sellers. Fisher Law handles residential and commercial real estate closings, short sale negotiation, property management, as well as real estate professional issues related to DBPR & FREC. Fisher Law also handles residential and commercial closings throughout the state of Florida. Andrew is also a member of the New York and New Jersey bars, and works with many out of state buyers and sellers with their Florida real estate needs.

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Samanta Franchim

Director

Baker & Hostetler LLP

Samanta Franchim is a real estate attorney with Baker & Hostetler LLP. She focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, land development, acquisitions and dispositions. In addition to serving on the land acquisition committee for Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando and Osceola County, she is a member of the Florida Bar, the Orlando Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), and the Central Florida Ohio State Alumni Club. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, ballroom dancing, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.

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Heather Moraes

Director

Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman

Heather S. Moraes is of counsel in the real estate group of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman. She represents both regional and national clients in all aspects of commercial real estate, including acquisitions and development, with a focus on commercial leasing, including ground leasing. She also routinely counsels on matters related to title, survey and other due diligence of commercial property and handles commercial real estate closings. Heather structures reciprocal easement agreements and other covenants and restrictions for the development of commercial property.

Heather is a member of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section. She is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). She is also involved in the ICSC Government Relations Committee, which reviews and makes recommendations on pending government legislation affecting commercial landlords, owners and retailers. She leads the firm’s “News & Views” newsletter, which provides timely news and articles to the firm’s clients and contacts. She has received the “AV Preeminent” rating by Martindale Hubbell and was selected as a “Florida Rising Star” in real estate, business, and corporate law in 2010 by Super Lawyers, Thompson Reuters. Heather is a proud alumni of Leadership Winter Park, Class XXIX.

She has authored numerous articles in the area of real estate and corporate law, some of which have been selected for national publications. She has also spoken to several trade and other organizations on areas of interest in commercial real estate.

Heather received a J.D. degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2005.

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Robert Borr

Programs & Scholarship Committee

Law Office of Robert Borr P.L.

Robert is a sole practitioner who operates the Law Office of Robert Borr P.L. and contracts with multiple law firms assisting with transaction and litigation files. His practice area is real estate and corporate law, focusing on contract formation, corporate structure, real estate syndication, private equity fund formation, real estate closings and contract disputes. Robert has worked on hundreds of transactions from different positions and has developed a special insight related to real estate matters.

In addition to being a licensed attorney, he is also a licensed real estate broker, real estate school instructor, title insurance agent, and former loan originator. He double majored in real estate and finance at Florida State University where he graduated with honors from the college of business. He attended Florida A&M College of Law here in his home town of Orlando, where he bases his practice.

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CloseJessica Parker Malchow

Jessica Parker Malchow

Immediate Past President

Baker Hostetler, LLP
200 South Orange Avenue, Suite 2300
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-649-4683
Fax: 407-841-0168
Website: www.bakerlaw.com

Jessica Parker Malchow is a Florida Bar Certified Real Estate Attorney and a partner in the firm of Baker Hostetler LLP. She represents clients in a wide range of commercial real estate activities, including acquisitions and sales, leasing, finance, management and operations, development and redevelopment, and land use for property types such as retail, industrial, residential, apartments and mixed-use projects.

Jessica has extensive experience in representing owners and purchasers in acquisitions and financings of hotels and resort properties. She has also routinely represented parties in sophisticated transfer and financing arrangements to minimize Florida transfer and financing taxes.

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Roland Acosta

Immediate Past President

Roland H. Acosta & Associates, PA
1085 W. Morse Boulevard, Suite 210
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-644-2531
Fax: 407-628-9289
Website: www.acostaatlaw.com

With an emphasis on transactional work, Mr. Acosta has focused his energies on “closing the deal”. Roland is committed to providing representation to real people, the everyman, at rates they can afford.

For nearly 20 years Roland was in-house counsel for various banks in the Southeast. Roland was the former associate general counsel for SunTrust Bank for 14 years. As a result of his years in the banking industry Mr. Acosta has amassed a wealth knowledge and contacts in the financial industry. He has assisted clients in obtaining financing for their projects. Mr. Acosta’s sources include both institutional and private funding.

Additionally, Mr. Acosta provides legal guidance and strategy for individuals and organizations involved in the real estate industry. He has advanced the interests of realtors, mortgage brokers, commercial lenders, developers, builders, investors, landlords and entrepreneurs of all stripes. Mr. Acosta has taught real estate law at a variety of regional colleges. He has been a featured speaker, instructor and panelist at various colleges and at Orange County sponsored events on a number of topics including the foreclosure process, foreclosure defense and short sales.

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Sarah Gulati

Director

Gulati Law, P.L.
Orlando/Jacksonville
Phone: 407-900-5054
Fax: 407-517-4931
Phone: 904-900-4582
Website: www.GulatiLaw.com

Sarah Gulati is a member of the Florida Bar and the Federal Middle District of Florida. Sarah owns a Real Estate & Business Law Firm with locations in Orlando and Jacksonville. She assists clients with their contract preparation and real estate closings. Growing up with a family of real estate brokers, she has a passion for real estate, as well as being a licensed Real Estate Agent herself.

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Kristy Harrington

Legal Summit Chair and Realtor Relations Chair

Law Office of Kristy L. Harrington, PA
1353 Palmetto Avenue, Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-704-1917 x 114

Kristy is President of the Law Office of Kristy L. Harrington, P.A. She is the Board Attorney for the Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors® and the Lake City Board of Realtors®. Prior to entering private practice, Kristy was Senior Counsel for the FL Association of Realtors®. As a result, she now enjoys assisting real estate licensees, brokerages, and property management companies with their risk management, daily business, and other real estate and license-related needs. She also devotes a portion of her practice to Realtor® and real estate licensee representation in both DBPR/Division of Real Estate/FL Real Estate Commission matters and local Realtor® board matters, including Code of Ethics complaints and procuring cause arbitrations. Kristy’s practice also focuses on real estate transactions and contract matters, real estate litigation (including but not limited to contract and deposit disputes, property management issues, landlord/tenant, quiet title, title defect, and foreclosure work), and general business and commercial matters.

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Sultana L. Haque, JD/MBA

Director

Sultana Law, P.A.
2699 Lee Road, Suite 120
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-545-2099
Fax: 407-545-4679

With her name literally translated into “Queen of Justice” (“Sultana” means “queen” and “Haque” means “justice”), it may have been fate that Sultana Haque wound up as an attorney.

She learned what it means to be an entrepreneur at a very early age as her father has owned his own businesses since before she was born. After earning a law degree and MBA degree, the proper foundations were in place and Sultana’s entrepreneurial spirit really kicked in. In 2010 she formed Sultana Law, P.A. - a full service law firm that offers tailored and cost-effective legal solutions to match changing times. In 2014, Sultana formed StoneBridge Title Group, LLC – a title company based in Winter Park specializing in investor transactions. Drawing upon a unique business perspective and legal expertise, Sultana assists individuals, entrepreneurs and companies by providing proactive solutions to help avoid potentially costly litigation down the road.

Sultana is licensed to practice law in Florida and New York. She is admitted to Federal Court for the Middle District and Southern District Court of Florida as well as the United States Supreme Court. Sultana is a licensed title agent and Realtor® and circuit civil certified mediator and serves as a mediator in bankruptcy court mortgage modification mediations.

Sultana is active in Orange County's legal community. She serves on the Director of the Central Florida Real Estate Attorney Counsel as well as the non-profit Central Florida Women's Resource Center. Sultana was born and raised in The Hague, The Netherlands and speaks Dutch fluently. She enjoys traveling, Spanish Flamenco, and the company of good friends and her beloved dog Bella.

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Frederick W. Jones

Director, Past President

Frederick W. Jones is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate lawyer. He has been a member of The Florida Bar for over 40 years, and his legal career includes Staff Counsel for the Florida Real Estate Commission, private practice and Judicial Magistrate positions. In private practice for more than 35 years, most recently as Partner in the Winter Park law firm of Graham, Builder, Jones, Pratt & Marks, LLP, (now Burr & Foreman LLP), he has specialized in residential and commercial real estate transactions, mortgage law, agency, title insurance and lender and broker representation, as well as estate planning and probate. He served as a Special Magistrate for the Orange County ad valorem tax Value Adjust Board and most recently was General Magistrate in Orange County, 9th Judicial Circuit Courts handling residential mortgage foreclosure cases.

Education: The University of Florida (B.A. 1970) and U of F College of Law (J.D. 1974).

Mr. Jones holds an “AV” rating by Martindale Hubbell and has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer from 2007 – 2012. He is a member of The Florida Bar and United States Supreme Court Bar, and has been an active member of the American Bar Association and Orange County Bar Association. He is on the Executive Council of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, has served as Chairman of the Section’s Residential Real Estate & Industry Liaison Committee and currently is an At Large Members representing the 9th Judicial Circuit. Mr. Jones was appointed by The Florida Bar as an Attorney member on the Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee and has continuously served on the Joint Committee since 1997, and he is on the FAR/BAR Contract Sub-Committee. He is founding member and past chair of the Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys Council and currently serves as President of the Attorneys’ Real Estate Councils of Florida. He is past Chairman of the Real Property Committee of the Orange County Bar Association. He was honored with the Attorney Appreciation Award by Orlando Regional Realtors Association in 1996. He is a member of Florida Blue Key, Rotary Club of Winter Park, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and serves on the boards of various community and charitable organizations.

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Kenneth L. Schlitt

President

Keating & Schlitt, P.A.
250 East Colonial Drive, Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-425-2907

Kenneth L. Schlitt is a principal in the law firm of Keating & Schlitt, P.A., in Orlando, Florida. Since 1991, Mr. Schlitt has practiced real estate law in downtown Orlando. Mr. Schlitt has extensive experience representing institutional lenders in commercial, construction, development and residential loan transactions as well as in loan workouts and mortgage foreclosures.

He has represented property owners, developers and institutional lenders in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate acquisition, disposition and loan transactions. Mr. Schlitt has significant experience in commercial leasing transactions, representing both property owners and tenants. He also represents clients in connection with the formation of business entities and business sale and purchase transactions. Mr. Schlitt has received an AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Kristina Paulter

Director

The Paulter Law Firm, P.L.L.C.

Kristina focuses her practice in the area of Real Estate Law. She is committed to delivering exceptional service with professional and zealous representation. In addition to being a member of the Florida Bar, she is also a member of the Federal Middle District of Florida, the Orange County Bar Association, Seminole County Bar Association, Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers and Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association.

Kristina was born in Evansville, Indiana and relocated to North Florida as a young child. She moved to Orlando in 2002 to attend The University of Central Florid where she graduated with a degree in Legal Studies and subsequently attended Barry University School of law where she graduated Cum Laude in December 2011. Kristina currently resides in Sanford, Florida with her husband and two young children.

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