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CONTACT: Ryan Curtis, Treasurer
Curtis Law Firm
175 NW 138th Terrace, Suite 100
Jonesville FL 32669

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175 NW 138th Terrace, Suite 100
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LEADERSHIP


Philip N. Kabler

Philip N. Kabler

President

Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A.

Philip N. Kabler, Esq. is a Senior Counsel at Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. Mr. Kabler holds law licenses in Florida, Connecticut and Virginia (Associate Status), as well as admissions to various Federal Courts including the United States Supreme Court.

John F. Roscow IV

John F. Roscow IV

Past President

Holden, Carpenter & Roscow, PL

Mr. Roscow practices in the area of residential and commercial real property transactions including the creation of limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, and joint ventures.

Ramona Chance

Ramona Chance

Past President & Director

Law Office of Ramona M. Chance

Ramona Chance received her B.A., J.D., and LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida.

Judith B. Paul

Judith B. Paul

Secretary & Director

Law Office of Judith B. Paul, LLC

Judith Paul is an elder law attorney in Gainesville, Florida. Ms. Paul graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing Michigan and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2005.

Julie Naim

Julie Naim

Vice President & Director

McCarty, Naim & Keeter, PA

Julie Naim received both her undergraduate degree in psychology and her law degree from the University of Florida.

Ryan C. Curtis

Ryan C. Curtis

Treasurer & Director

Curtis Law Firm, LLC Community Title, LLC

Ryan C. Curtis completed his under graduate work at the University of Florida majoring in Real Estate and Business.

Melissa Jay Murphy

Melissa Jay Murphy

Past President

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC

Melissa Murphy is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC.

Rebecca L.A. Wood

Rebecca L.A. Wood

Past President

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC

Rebecca L.A. Wood served as President while practicing with Brashear Wood, PL, where her primary focus was residential real estate transactions.

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Philip N. Kabler

President

Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A.
2700 NW 43rd Street, Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32605
Phone: 352-332-7688
Fax: 352-332-7692
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Philip N. Kabler, Esq. is a Senior Counsel at Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. Mr. Kabler holds law licenses in Florida, Connecticut and Virginia (Associate Status), as well as admissions to various Federal Courts including the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from Brandeis University (Waltham, MA) in 1982, Magna Laude with High Honors in Philosophy, and from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Philadelphia, PA) in 1985.

Mr. Kabler has practiced since 1985 in both law firm and in-house settings in Norfolk, VA, Hartford, CT, Miami, FL and Gainesville, FL. He was an administrator with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice - District III for five years. Mr. Kabler has taught at the University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, the University of Florida - Levin College of Law and Santa Fe College.

In 2012, Mr. Kabler was appointed to the Florida Supreme Court to a second three-year term on The Florida Bar Foundation board of directors. He was appointed in 2014 to the Eighth Judicial Circuit Local Professionalism Panel. Since 2009, he has been a board member of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association. Mr. Kabler is a member of The Florida Bar Business Law Section, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (Commercial Real Estate Committee, Real Property Finance & Lending Committee) and the Animal Law Committee.

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John F. Roscow IV

Past President

Holden, Carpenter & Roscow, PL
5608 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32653
Phone: 352-373-7788
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Mr. Roscow practices in the area of residential and commercial real property transactions including the creation of limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, and joint ventures. The firm’s practice also includes Estate Planning, Probate, and Corporate Taxation. Mr. Roscow is a member of The Fund and an Executive Council Member of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.

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Ramona Chance

Past President & Director

Law Office of Ramona M. Chance
4703 NW 53rd Avenue, Suite A-1
Gainesville, FL 32653
Phone: 352-335-3189
Fax: 352-335-4356
Website: www.chancelaw.net
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Ramona Chance received her B.A., J.D., and LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida. Her law office is in Gainesville, Florida. She focuses on commercial real estate transactions which includes, preparing commercial contracts, leases, easements, resolving title issues, closing transactions and issuing title insurance on Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. She is the founding President of the North Florida Association of Real Estate Attorneys and is on the board and executive council for the Builder’s Association of North Central Florida. She is married to retired Circuit Judge, Chester B. Chance. They have a second home on the Steinhatchee River and enjoy fishing for trout and redfish and relaxing with a good book.

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Judith B. Paul

Secretary & Director

Law Office of Judith B. Paul, LLC
4040 W. Newberry Rd., Suite 1500
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: 352-872-5911
Fax: 352-872-5912
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Judith Paul is an elder law attorney in Gainesville, Florida. Ms. Paul graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing Michigan and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2005. She practices throughout the state of Florida. Her practice focuses on elder law, Medicaid planning, probate, guardianship, guardian advocacy, settlements for minors and individuals who are under a guardianship, estate planning documents including living trusts, revocable and irrevocable trusts, charitable trusts, pet trusts, special needs trusts and third party trusts.

Ms. Paul is a member of the Florida Bar, the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, Elder Counsel, the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Senior Lawyers Section, AFELA (Association of Florida Elder Lawyers), NAELA, (National Association of Elder Lawyers), NAMI (National Association for Mental Illness), The Alzheimer’s Association, and the Florida Chapter of Children’s Home Society. Ms. Paul is also actively involved in the raising of two Yorkshire Terriers who insist that they own the home and only allow Ms. Paul to reside therein at their pleasure.

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Julie Naim

Vice President & Director

McCarty, Naim & Keeter, PA
4131 NW 28th Lane, Suite 7
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: 352-240-1226
Fax: 352-240-1228

Julie Naim received both her undergraduate degree in psychology and her law degree from the University of Florida. Julie's current practice includes real estate law, with a focus on home owners and condominium owners association issues, and business law, which includes contract drafting, review, and business entity formation. In addition, Julie has served as an adjunct professor for Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation and Negotiation and Mediation at the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.

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Ryan C. Curtis

Treasurer & Director

Curtis Law Firm, LLC Community Title, LLC
175 NW 138th Terrace, Suite 100
Jonesville, FL 32669
Phone: 352-333-7207
Fax: 352-331-0818
Website: www.curtislawfirm.net
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Ryan C. Curtis completed his under graduate work at the University of Florida majoring in Real Estate and Business. After graduating with honors, he entered the Florida State College of Law where he received his law degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Ryan joined Smith, Hulsey & Busey, P.A., a prestigious firm in Jacksonville, as an associate for several years before starting his own firm in 2001. In 2006 Ryan founded his own title company, Community Title, LLC which has successfully closed over a thousand real estate transactions. Ryan is committed to serving his clients and believes a lawyer should be accessible. Ryan is a member of Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors, Women’s Council of Realtors and Westside Baptist Church of Gainesville.

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Melissa Jay Murphy

Past President

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC
6545 Corporate Centre Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32822
Phone: 407-336-3863
Website: http://www.thefund.com/
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Melissa Murphy is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC. Prior to joining “The Fund” Ms. Murphy was a partner in the firm’s real estate department. She attended Florida State University and obtained her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, in 1976. She then attended law school at the University of Florida, graduating with honors in 1979. She entered private practice in Gainesville and has maintained an active real estate practice where she focuses on transactions, title insurance, and real estate development clients. She also has an active probate practice.

Ms. Murphy is very active in the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, having served as Chair of the Section in 2007-2008. She is also a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Attorneys and serves on the Board of Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund, Inc. She has been very active in the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, serving as President of that organization in 1988.

Ms. Murphy is an adjunct professor at both the Warrington College of Business and the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.

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Rebecca L.A. Wood

Past President

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC
6545 Corporate Centre Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32822
Phone: 407-336-3863
Website: http://www.thefund.com/
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Rebecca L.A. Wood served as President while practicing with Brashear Wood, PL, where her primary focus was residential real estate transactions.

Ms. Wood stepped down as President to become an Underwriting Attorney at Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC. She works at the headquarters office in Orlando, Florida. She earned her B.A. degree in Business Administration from King College in Bristol, TN in 1988, and her J.D. from the University of Florida in 2010. She was a member of the Florida Law Review and graduated with honors.

Ms. Wood is a member of the Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section.

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