Steven D. Rubin

Steven D. Rubin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Attorney at Law
 | 980 N. Federal Highway, Suite 440
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-391-7992
Fax: 561-270-0478
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (70%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Steven D. Rubin is certified in real estate law and condominium and planned development law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education (1995) and he has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1981. Mr. Rubin  served as Chair of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Real Estate Continuing Legal Education Committee from 1997 to 2010 and as Chair of the Florida Bar Real Estate Certification Committee (2007-08). He served as a member of the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education from 2012 to 2018, and as its Chair from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Mr. Rubin is currently the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education's Coordinator for the Certified Lawyers on Call Service and a member of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Specialization.

    He represents individuals, corporations, partnerships, national banking associations,limited liability companies, and governmental and other business entities in the following matters:

    -Purchase and sale of real estate.
    -Real estate development and financing.
    -Mortgage and lien foreclosures.
    -Evictions and lease negotiations.
    -Community association law.
    -Governmental regulation of land uses.
    -Title insurance and opinions.
    -Quiet title actions and partition.
    -Secured transactions and replevin.
    -Creditors' rights in bankruptcy.
    -Formation of business entities.
    -Real estate and commercial litigation.
    -Land trusts.
    -Private land use agreements.
    -Wills, trusts and probate.

    He has represented clients in multi-million dollar residential and commercial real estate sales and financing transactions, condominium and subdivision development, and litigation involving real estate and commercial matters at both the trial level and on appeal. 

    He has lectured  numerous times over the past 15 years for the Palm Beach County Bar Association on a variety of real estate related topics. He has also served as special magistrate for the Palm Beach County Value Adjustment Board, Code Enforcement Board, and Collections Court. In 2005, he was awarded the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society's Justice for All Pro Bono Award, and he continues to provide pro bono services as evidenced by the silver and bronze pins awarded to him  by the Florida Supreme Court. He is a fellow of the Florida Bar Foundation and he mentors young lawyers through the Florida Bar Lawyers Advising Lawyers program.

     

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

    About Steven Rubin

    Admitted: 1981, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.rubinlawflorida.com/qualifications/

    Honors/Awards:

    • An award given to an attorney who has gone above and beyond the ordinary pro bono contributions expected of an attorney. The award was given because of the various pro bono activities I participated in over the previous several years, including pro bono representation of clients in litgation and transactional matters, campaign for literacy, for the homeless,  the Urban League, and others., Justice for All Pro Bono Award, Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society, 2005

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 1995
    • Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 2019
    • Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil Mediator and Residential Foreclosure Mediator, 2010

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education (Chair, 2017-18, Vice-Chair, 2016-17), 2017
    • Member, American Bar Association Standing Committee on  Specialization, 2019
    • Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education's Coordinator for Certified Lawyers on Call Service, in conjunction with the Floirda Bar Foundation (2018 -  ), 2018
    • Craig S. Barnard Inns of Court, Director and Program Co-Chair, 2006
    • Chair, Palm Beach County Bar Association Real Estate Law Certification Committee, 1997
    • Florida Bar Real Estate Certification Committee (Chair 2007-08), 2003

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Florida Supreme Court Silver (2014) and Bronze Pin Award(2016) for Pro Bono Service; Justice for All Award, Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society (2005), 2016

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lecturer, Palm Beach County Bar Association on various areas of real estate law for general, ethics, and real estate certification CLE credits

    Educational Background:

    • Northwestern University, B.A. 1978, with honors in economics, 1978
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    Office Location for Steven D. Rubin

    980 N. Federal Highway
    Suite 440
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

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    Last Updated: 6/29/2020

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