Erum S. Kistemaker

Erum S. Kistemaker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Ormond Beach, FL

Chiumento Dwyer Hertel Grant & Kistemaker, PL
 | 120 East Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Phone: 386-310-7997
Fax: 386-445-6702
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Real Estate: Business (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (0%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (0%),
  • Business Litigation (0%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hindi,
  • Urdu
Attorney Profile

Erum S. Kistemaker is a partner at Chiumento Dwyer Hertel Grant & Kistemaker, PL, located in Ormond Beach, Florida. An accomplished attorney with a diverse background, Ms. Kistemaker represents businesses and professionals throughout central Florida, particularly community associations, contractors, developers, landlords, property management companies and title companies.

After graduating from the University of Florida, Ms. Kistemaker earned a law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, graduating cum laude. She went on to serve as an assistant state attorney before moving to London, England, where she worked for several years on matters of international law for a large British law firm. Upon returning to Florida, she began working in real estate and commercial litigation, eventually serving as in-house counsel to one of the largest homebuilder companies in the nation. She is licensed to practice law in Florida, New York and the U.S. district courts for the middle and southern districts of Florida, as well as in the countries of England and Wales.

Ms. Kistemaker is a member of numerous professional organizations, including The Florida Bar, the Dunn-Blount American Inn of Court and the Daytona Young Professionals Group. She is also actively involved in her local community, serving a number of roles in organizations such as the Junior League of Daytona Beach, the United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties, the Volusia Building Industry Association, and Volusia Flagler Association of Women Lawyers.

Ms. Kistemaker has received a number of awards due to her outstanding achievements in both the business and legal worlds. Among other honors, she was selected as a fellow in The Florida Bar's William Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy and was chosen for the University of Florida's prestigious Florida Blue Key honor society.

About Erum Kistemaker

Admitted: 2000, Florida

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • Leader in the Law, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2016
  • Top Attorneys of North America, The Who’s Who Directories, 2015
  • Influential Women in Business, Volusia/Flagler Business Report, 2015
  • Florida Super Lawyers' Rising Stars, 2015
  • Fellow - Inaugural Class, Florida Bar Leadership Academy, 2014
  • Florida Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars, 2014
  • Fellow - Inaugural Class, Florida Bar Leadership Academy, 2013
  • Influential Women in Business, Volusia/Flagler Business Report, 2012
  • Young Business Leader for Volusia/Flagler Counties, Volusia/Flagler Business Report, 2011
  • Florida Blue Key Member

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of New York, 2001
  • Honorary Judge, Teen Court, 2006
  • Board of Directors, Secretary, Executive Women Counsel, 2005–2006
  • Board of Directors, Secretary, Parker Road Community Development District, 2005–2007
  • Board of Directors, Secretary, Tomoka Community Development District, 2005–2007
  • Member, Volusia Building Industry Association, Legal Action Committee, 2009–2011
  • Member, Trial Lawyers, Section of the Florida Bar, 2013-Present
  • Member, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm, Section of the Florida Bar, 2010-Present
  • Member, Business Law, Section of the Florida Bar, 2012-Present
  • Member, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law, Section of the Florida Bar, 2010-Present
  • Member, Construction Law, Section of the Florida Bar, 2011-Present
  • Member, Condominium and Planned Development Committee, RPPT L Section, Florida Bar, 2012-Present
  • General Counsel, Board of Directors, YPG, Daytona Young Professionals Group, 2010-2012
  • Chairwoman /Auction, American Cancer Society, Inc. Volusia/Flagler Counties, Cattle Barron's Ball, 2010–2011
  • Board of Directors, American Cancer Society, Inc. Volusia/Flagler Counties, 2011 – 2012
  • Associate Member, Building Association Managers of Northeast Florida, 2008-Present
  • Chairwoman, New Member Education/Development, Junior League of Daytona Beach, 2010–2012
  • Parliamentarian, Junior League of Daytona Beach, 2012–2013
  • Board of Directors, Secretary, Junior League of Daytona Beach, 2013-2014
  • Legal Counsel, Junior League of Daytona Beach, 2014
  • Board of Directors, United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties, 2011-Present
  • Executive Committee, Special Events Chair, United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties, 2012-2013
  • Executive Council, United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties, 2013
  • Campaign Chair, Executive Council, United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties, 2014
  • Member, The Dunn-Blount American Inn of Court, (2013-Present)
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2003
  • England and Wales, 2002
  • Florida, 2000

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Sponsored Junior League of Daytona Beach first ever event Havana Nights. All proceeds from ticket sales and silent auction work went to further the mission of the JLDB to help women and children in Volusia and Flagler Counties., 2015

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • How Some Associations are Trying to Make Up for Defecits, The Communicator, Volusia County Bar Association, 2009
  • Amending Association Documents, The Communicator, Volusia County Bar Association, 2009
  • INS and OUTS Construction Lien Laws, ICI Homes, Daytona Beach, 2005
  • Featured Speaker, Preventable Losses Business Law Perspective, Business Expo for Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Featured Speaker, Intellectual Property Business Law Perspective, Marketing Next Expo
  • Featured Speaker, Annual Legislative Update Seminar, Building Association Managers of Central Florida, Inc.
  • Featured Speaker, Leadership Alumni Series, Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Panelist, Cultural Diversity Program, Daytona Beach Leadership Class XXXI

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, with honors, May 1997 Dean’s List Florida Blue Key Member President’s Outstanding Student Award for Exemplary Academics and Leadership Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society Order of Omega Leadership Honor Society Vice President and Head of Executive Board, Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority Interfraternity, Panhellenic & National Pan-Hellenic Councils Scholarship Award Student Government’s Director of Multicultural Affairs Cabinet

Industry Groups

  • Condominium And Homeowners Association Law And Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Landlord Tenant Law
Office Location for Erum S. Kistemaker

120 East Granada Blvd
Ormond Beach, FL 32176


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Last Updated: 6/28/2018

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