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 - 2019
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.

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:

  • 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
  • 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: 6/30/2019

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