Stephen R. Moorhead

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Pensacola, FL

McDonald Fleming Moorhead
 | 127 Palafox Place, Ste. 500
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-202-8522
Fax: 850-477-0982
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2014, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business
Attorney Profile

Stephen R. Moorhead is a founding partner of the McDonald, Fleming Moorhead law firm in Pensacola, Florida and currently serves as its managing partner.  Mr. Moorhead's comprehensive real estate practice includes closings, land use, zoning, planning, development and litigation.

Mr. Moorhead has been Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar's Committee on Education and Legal Specialization since 1992. He taught real property law as an adjunct professor at Pensacola Junior College and the University of West Florida. He currently serves as general counsel for the Home Builders Association of West Florida, Inc. and Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

In addition to his expertise in real estate law, Mr. Moorhead has extensive experience handling complex commercial transactions.

Mr. Moorhead earned his J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. A sixth generation Floridian, he is a longtime resident of the Pensacola area.

Mr. Moorhead is the chairman of the board of directors for Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce. Previously, he served as co-chair of the Florida Bar's Real Property Problems Study Committee. He remains active in state and local bar associations.

Mr. Moorhead is admitted to practice before Florida state and federal courts, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Tax Court.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (100%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2014, 2016 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Stephen Moorhead

Admitted: 1986, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.pensacolalaw.com/attorneys/stephen-r-moorhead.asp

Honors/Awards:

  • AV® Rated by Martindale Hubbell®

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer- Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association's Liaison with Real Estate Broker's Committee
  • Member, Florida Bar's Real Property Problems Study Committee, 1992-2008
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Florida, 1986
  • Member, Pensacola Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Pensacola Association of Realtors
  • Member, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties
  • General Counsel, Home Builders Association of West Florida, Inc.
  • Co-Chair, Florida Bar's Real Property Problems Study Committee, 1996-1998
  • Executive Council, Florida Bar's Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, 1996-1998
  • Chair, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association's Liaison with Real Estate Broker's Committee, 1995-1996
  • Member, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Board of Directors, Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, 2007-2011
  • Member, Board of Directors, Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, 1988 - 1999
  • Member, Executive Council, Board of Directors, USO, 1988-1992

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Former Adjunct Professor, Real Property Law, Pensacola Junior College
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Real Property Law, University of West Florida

Educational Background:

  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, B.S.B.A., in Accounting, 1983
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, J.D., Law Review: Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Member, Trial Advocacy Board, 1986

Industry Groups

  • Greater Pensacola Chamber
  • Home Builders Association
  • NAIOP
Office Location for Stephen R. Moorhead

127 Palafox Place
Ste. 500
Pensacola, FL 32502

Phone: 850-202-8522

Fax: 850-477-0982

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Last Updated: 10/24/2018

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