Brenda Ezell, owner and sole shareholder of Jacksonville’s Ezell Law Firm, has achieved board certification in Real Estate Law. Board certification is the Florida Bar’s highest level of recognition for competence and experience, recognizing an attorney’s special knowledge, skills and proficiency, as well as professionalism and ethics in practice. Of the more than 101,000 lawyers in Florida, only about 4,800 have earned board certification, and less than 10 percent of those – 458 – are certified in Real Estate Law.
“I am pleased and honored to be a Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer,” said Ezell. “Pursuing this certification was a logical extension of my career-long focus on commercial real estate, and land use and zoning law; it also demonstrates my continuing commitment to excellence in my field.”
In order to become board certified in real estate law in the State of Florida, a lawyer must be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar who has practiced law full-time for at least five years, with at least 40 percent of that practice devoted to real estate law in the three years immediately preceding application. An applicant must also pass peer review and take at least 45 hours of continuing education in the three years before application. Finally, they must pass a rigorous examination demonstrating knowledge, skills and proficiency in real estate law.
Ezell is an honors graduate of Jacksonville University and The University of Florida’s Levin School of Law. A member of the board of directors of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, the Jacksonville and American Bar Associations and the Executive Council of the Florida Bar’s Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, she is also a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville (Class of 2012), the Florida Bar Leadership Academy (Class I), and a member and past president of the board of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Jacksonville.
About the Ezell Law Firm
Founded in 2009, the Ezell Law Firm provides legal representation in all areas of commercial real estate, including purchase and sale, leasing, lending, title insurance, easements and servitudes, covenants and restrictions, homeowners and condominium association law, and representation in matters involving governmental regulation of land development. The firm offers flat-fee pricing as opposed to traditional hourly billing, providing clients with cost certainty as well as high-quality legal services. The Ezell Law Firm is a certified State of Florida Minority Business Enterprise, Florida Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and City of Jacksonville Small and Emerging Business (JSEB).
Contact: Susan Pelter, 904-608-0798