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CONTACT:Brenda Ezell
Ezell Law Firm, PA
3560 Cardinal Point Drive, Suite 101
Jacksonville, FL 32257

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LEADERSHIP


Brenda Ezell

Brenda Ezell

President

Ezell Law Firm, PA

Brenda Ezell, a Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate, is the sole shareholder of the Ezell Law Firm, where she practices in the areas of commercial real estate and business transactions, land use and state and local government law.

Meghan E. Edwards

Meghan E. Edwards

Vice President - Membership

Edwards & Edwards, P.A.

Jalinda “Jay” Davis

Jalinda “Jay” Davis

Vice President - Programs

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC

Ian Brown

Ian Brown

Secretary

Ian A. Brown, P.L.

Lance Douglas

Lance Douglas

Treasurer

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC

Duane Romanello

Duane Romanello

Director

Duane C. Romanello, P.A.

Jeffrey Marks

Jeffrey Marks

Director

Ryan, Marks & Stromberg, LLP

Bryan C. “Tripp” Goode, III

Bryan C. “Tripp” Goode, III

Director

Bryan C. Good III, P.A.

Haywood Ball

Haywood Ball

Director

Haywood M. Ball, P.A.

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Brenda Ezell

President

Ezell Law Firm, PA
3560 Cardinal Point Drive, Suite 101
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Phone: 904-432-3200
Fax: 904-432-3201
Website: ezellfirmpa.com
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Brenda Ezell, a Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate, is the sole shareholder of the Ezell Law Firm, where she practices in the areas of commercial real estate and business transactions, land use and state and local government law. She graduated summa cum laude from Jacksonville University in 1997 and with honors from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law in 2000. Ms. Ezell is active in a variety of professional and community activities. She is currently a member of the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, where she currently serves as vice chair of the Real Estate Leasing Committee. Locally, Ms. Ezell serves as a member of the Board of Governors for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors for Clearly Jacksonville and the Board of Advisors for the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute. She is a member of the Jacksonville and American Bar Associations, Florida Planning & Zoning Association and Small Business Resource Network. Ms. Ezell is a graduate of the Florida Bar Leadership Academy (Class I) and Leadership Jacksonville (Class of 2012).

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Meghan E. Edwards

Vice President - Membership

Edwards & Edwards, P.A.
9191 R.G. Skinner Parkway, Suite 401
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: 904-222-0829
Website: www.edwardsedwardslaw.com

 
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Jalinda “Jay” Davis

Vice President - Programs

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC
6545 Corporate Center Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32822
Phone: 407-336-3863
Website: thefund.com

Jalinda “Jay” Davis is a Fund Senior Underwriting Counsel in the Duval County Branch. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of North Florida and her J.D. degree from Florida State University College of Law. Jay has practiced in the areas of corporate law, real property law and commercial law with an emphasis on title insurance defense work. As former owner of one of the first attorney owned and operated real estate title insurance companies in the Duval County area, she has had extensive experience in the real estate title insurance industry. Prior to joining The Fund, she relocated to South Florida and was an attorney in a Stuart law firm which specializes in real estate. Jay served as a Fund Underwriting Counsel in Palm Beach Branch from 2004 to 2008. During this time she was an adjunct professor at Palm Beach College and a guest speaker and member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. She has served as Secretary of various Florida Land Title Association Forms Committee meetings and is currently Vice President of Programing for the Jacksonville Area Real Estate Council. Jay is also a member of The Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and is a Florida board certified real estate lawyer.

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Ian Brown

Secretary

Ian A. Brown, P.L.
1205 Beach Boulevard, Suite 1
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Phone: 904-517-9494
Website: brownbrothersrealty.com
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Ian Brown is an experienced and dynamic real estate professional. Prior to founding Brown Brothers Realty, Ian was a senior consultant at a commercial real estate firm specializing in valuation and real estate analytics. In addition to being a licensed real estate broker, Ian is also a licensed appraiser and earned his J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law. His responsibilities include investment sales, debt restructuring, tax appeal, buyer and seller representation, property valuation, highest and best use analysis, and tenant and landlord representation. Through his diverse and well-rounded experience, Ian is able to apply creative approaches to assist clients in reaching their investment goals, as well as navigating their real estate challenges.

Education:

  • Florida State University, Bachelor of Arts (BA), History
  • Florida Coastal School of Law , Juris Doctor, Law

Certifications:

  • Member of The Florida Bar
  • State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – FL
  • State-Certified Real Estate Broker – FL
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Lance Douglas

Treasurer

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC
6545 Corporate Center Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32822
Phone: 407-336-3863
Website: thefund.com

 
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Duane Romanello

Director

Duane C. Romanello, P.A.
1919 Blanding Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32210
Phone: 904-384-1441
Fax: 904-384-4868

 
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Jeffrey Marks

Director

Ryan, Marks & Stromberg, LLP
3000-8 Hartley Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Phone: 904-262-4242
Fax: 904-262-3717
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Jeffrey B. Marks was born in Jacksonville. Florida. He received a BA with high honors in English from the University of Florida and was chosen for the Academic Honoraries Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. While attending the University of Florida, he served on the City of Gainesville Beautification Committee and helped start the campus recycling program. He received his law degree with honors from the University of Florida where he served on The Law Review and was awarded the United States Law Week Award for graduating seniors. He previously practiced with the law firm of Schneider, Dunay, Ryan & Marks. In 1984, he and William B. Ryan, Jr. formed the firm of Ryan and Marks at 3000-8 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, Florida. He is a Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer and a Florida Licensed Real Estate Instructor. He is past Chair of the Jacksonville Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section. He served on the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission for many years and is currently on the Board of Directors of OneJax. He has been involved in many civic and religious activities, including YMCA Indian Guides, the Jacksonville Jewish Federation, and the Coastal Construction Association. Jeff has the highest rating (“A V”) by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory Peer Review.

Jeff frequently teaches classes for the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, Inc. And the Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service, Inc. for whom he serves as general counsel. He has also been a speaker for The Florida Bar and a panelist for the Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund Assembly.

Jeff is married to Penny and they have two wonderful children, Sherry Goldberg and Fred Marks. Jeff is an avid runner and fisherman, and he and Penny enjoy traveling, hiking, horseback riding, and the beach.

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Bryan C. “Tripp” Goode, III

Director

Bryan C. Good III, P.A.
Romanello Goode, P.L.
320 1st Street North, Suite 613
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Phone: 904-247-1755
Fax: 904-247-1755
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Website: www.romanellogoode.com

Bryan C. Goode III, 'Tripp' is a partner with Romanello | Goode, P.L. Mr. Goode has experience in a broad range of commercial and residential real estate matters, as well as business and estate matters. His practice is focused in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, business and corporate transactions, formation of various business entities, contract preparation and review, probate matters and homeowner/condominium association law.

Mr. Goode earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Florida State University in 1989, spent six years in marketing and sales with an international automotive manufacturer and received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Florida in 1998. He is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association, the Florida Real Estate, Probate and Trust section of the bar and a member agent for Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, Inc. Mr. Goode is married and resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL with his wife and two daughters.

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Haywood Ball

Director

Haywood M. Ball, P.A.
341 West Forsyth Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904-354-2232
Fax: 904-353-6433
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Website: hballlaw.com

 
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