Anthony J. Horky

Anthony J. Horky

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Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Anthony J. Horky, P.A.
 | 2255 Glades Road, Suite 324A
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561-989-3206
Fax: 561-952-0096
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (40%),
  • Closely Held Business (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Anthony J. Horky is a business law and transactions attorney who owns and operates his law practice in Boca Raton, Florida.  Anthony was selected to Super Lawyers for 2020. He earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern University College  of Law and his bachelor's degree with honors from Florida Atlantic University ("FAU").  Anthony is currently enrolled in the Mastrer of Laws ("LLM") in Taxation program at Villanova University Charles Widger Law School.  

    Anthony strives to provide effective and cost-efficient legal services in handling business law, and business to nbusiness transactional matters to achieve client satisfaction.  With twenty years of legal experience, he concentrates on providing business owners with a range of legal services including entity formation, governance agreeents, mergers and acquisitons, and non-residential leasing.  In addition to his law practice, Anthony serves on the Board of Directors for the FAU Alumni Association, Inc., and teaches business law and ethics courses to upper level undergraduate and graduate students at FAU, where he is a faculty member.  

     

    About Anthony Horky

    Admitted: 1999, Florida

    Professional Webpage: http://www.bocabusinesslawyer.com/firm-overview.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • Selected through research, peer nomination andpeer review, Super Lawyers List, Thomson Reuters, 2020
    • Voted by the student body to win this award, Professor of the Year, School of Accounting, College of Business, Florida Atlantic University, 2018
    • Four-time Exceptional Service Award recipient for forming a specialized practice group, creating and compiling resource materials for use by judges, attorneys and paralegals, and for other services, Exception Service Awards, Office of Hearings and Appeals, Social Security Administration, 1998

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Sections: Business Law Section and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, The Florida Bar; Committees: Real Estate Problem Study Committee and Real Estate Leasing Committee; South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Corporate & Securities Law Committee, 2020
    • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2003
    • The Florida Bar, 1999
    • United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2006

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • C.R.O.S. Ministries/Caring Kitchen-Work with other volunteers to prepare and distribute food to the poor and homeless in Delray Beach, Florida.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor, Palm Beach State College; 2014 - present; teaching courses in business law.  “Non-Traditional Remedies for Regaining Possession of Real Property” ActionLine Magazine/Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, The Florida Bar, December 12, 2013 Article examining non-traditional statutory remedies for regaining possession of residential real property in Florida where a landlord-tenant relationship does not exist, including Unlawful Entry and Detention of Lands and Ejectment.    County Court Jurisdiction in Landlord-Tenant Actions for Possession: Does Section 34.011, Fla. Stat. Need to be Clarified?” ActionLine Magazine/Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, The Florida Bar, April 2013 Examining whether an ambiguity exists within Chapter 34, Florida Statutes, related to a county court's jurisdiction in landlord-tenant eviction actions when the amount of past due rent exceeds $15,000.00, including proposed language that could be added to Section 34.011, Florida Statutes, to clarify the court’s jurisdiction.    Continuing Legal Education Seminars (Speaker and Author)   “Commercial Evictions from Start to Finish,” presented by National Business Institute in West Palm Beach, FL, on September 19, 2011.  Subjects Taught:  Commercial Leasing Overview and Legislative Update; and Overcoming Ethical Challenges.   “Commercial Litigation & Business Torts,” presented by Sterling Education Services, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on September 13, 2011.[1]  Subjects Taught:  Introduction and Overview (Commercial Litigation and Business Tort Claims, Jurisdiction and Venue, Selected Problems in Discovery, Evidentiary Issues in Commercial Litigation, Recovering Attorneys’ Fees, and Class Actions); and Breach of Fiduciary Duty.      “Commercial Landlord – Tenant Law & Lease Negotiations,” presented by Sterling Education Services, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on April 6, 2011. Subject Taught: Landlord and Tenant Duties and Obligations and Default Remedies.   “Landlord – Tenant Law: Leases, Evictions, Litigation & Settlements,” presented by Sterling Education Services, Inc. in Miami, FL, on March 15, 2011. Subjects Taught: Tenant Defaults, Notices of Default, and Lease Termination; Tenant Evictions, Courts, Litigation and Settlement; and Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law.   “Landlord – Tenant Law Update,” presented by Sterling Education Services, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on July 21, 2010 and West Palm Beach, FL, on September 6, 2010. Subjects Taught: Landlord and Tenant Obligations; and The Eviction and Judicial Process.   “Current Issues in Residential Evictions,” teleconference and Power Point presentation by Lorman Education Services, Inc., on September 8, 2010. Subject Taught: Landlord’s Guide to Disposing of Personal Property.   Annual Meeting of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar in St. Augustine, FL, on January 25, 2010, teleconference presented by Landlord/Tenant Committee. Subject Taught: Landlord’s Guide to the Disposition of Personal Property.   “Residential Evictions: Distressed Homes, Foreclosures and Vendor – Purchaser Issues,” presented by Sterling Education Services, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on November 17, 2009. Subject Taught:  Post Foreclosure Evictions and Issues.   “Landlord – Tenant Law,” presented by Sterling Education Services, Inc.inMiami, FL, on August 12, 2008. Subject Taught:  The Eviction and Judicial Process.   “Tenant Problem Prevention and Proper Evictions,” presented by National Business Institute in West Palm Beach, FL, on November 8, 2007. Subjects Taught: Managing a Sound Residential Eviction Action; and Preparing for Tenant Defenses to the Eviction Action.   “Managing Residential Property: Avoiding Tenant Disputes and Evictions,” presented by National Business Institute in Miami, FL, on May 11, 2007. Subject Taught: Key Landlord/Tenant Laws and Standards You Need to Know.   High School   Spanish River High School, Boca Raton, FL, Fall Semester 1996  Class Taught: Street Law.  I taught this semester-length class as part of my law school curriculum.  I created the agenda and taught this class without supervision.  Outside of the classroom, I mentored and trained four volunteer students to compete in a mock-trial competition held at the end of the semester at the Broward County Courthouse, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.            [1] I created the agenda for this all-day seminar.  After marketing the agenda to several companies, Sterling Education Services agreed to host the seminar.   

    Educational Background:

    • Broward Community College, Coconut Creek, FL Associate in Arts, Criminal Justice, May 1992, 1992
    • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL Bachelor in Arts, Criminal Justice, cum laude, May 1994; Activities: Dean’s Student Advisory Committee 1992-94; Dean’s Irregularities Committee 1994; and President of Pre-law Club 1994.  , 1994
    • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, Davie, FL Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 1998 Rank:  Top 20% Honors:    Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund Student Writing Award, Nuisance and the Adjoining Landowner, How to Make Government Work for You; Dean’s List three semesters; and Book Award Recipient in two courses. Activities:      American Trial Lawyers Association Student Member. Trained and competed in mock trial competitions, including first chair position on school trial team at the 1998 ABA Trial Competition, Chicago, Illinois.   , 1998

    Industry Groups

    • Admitted to United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (2006)
    • and Real Estate Leasing Committee
    • Membership in Business Law Section
    • Probate & Trust Law Section
    • Real Property
    • South Palm Beach County Bar Association; Corporate & Securities Law Committee
    • Southern District of Florida (2003)
    • The Florida Bar
    • The Florida Bar (1999)
    • The Florida Bar; Real Estate Problem Study Committee
    • United States District Court
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    Office Location for Anthony J. Horky

    2255 Glades Road
    Suite 324A
    Boca Raton, FL 33431

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