James William Martin

James William Martin

James W. Martin, P.A.
  • Real Estate Law, Probate
  • Florida
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Jim Martin practices probate estates, trusts and real estate law in Florida, has the highest ratings in Avvo, Martindale, & Superlawyers, and has written legal books and articles, presented at seminars, served on the probate rules committee of The Florida Bar, and chaired the probate and real estate sections of the St. Petersburg Bar. He is also an adjunct professor of law at Stetson College of Law. He has 45years of law practice experience.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Probate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Attorney
James W. Martin, P.A.
Current
Adjunct Professor
Stetson University College of Law
Current
Contract Drafting, Law Practice Management, Legal Drafting
Education
Stetson University College of Law
J.D.
Stetson University
B.S. | Mathematics
University System of Georgia - Georgia Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering
Awards
SuperLawyers
Thomson Reuters
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Stetson Law Hall of Fame
Stetson University College of Law
Professional Associations
American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education
Editorial Board, ALI-CLE The Practical Lawyer
Current
City of St. Petersburg
Councilman for District 4 (former)
Current
The Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee
Committee Member (former)
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Drafting a Clear As-Is Agreement
St. Petersburg Bar Association Real Property Section
Drafting the Contract or Settlement Agreement That Stays Out of Court
The Brief, ABA Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section
Drafting the Settlement Agreement That Stays Out of Court
Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association Annual Convention, Chicago
Fifty Tips for Writing the 21st Century Contract That Stays Out of Court
ALI-ABA The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, The Florida Bar Journal, ALI-ABA’s Practice Checklist Manual for Drafting Leases IV, ALI-ABA’s Real World Document Drafting: Form, Style and Substance, and Thomson West’s Foundations of Legal Research & Writing
Fifty Tips for Writing the Contract That Stays Out of Court
ALI-ABA The Practical Real Estate Lawyer
Florida Jurisprudence Forms: Legal & Business
West Publishing
Groundbreakers: Be Careful When Using Form Real Estate Contracts
ALI-ABA The Practical Lawyer
How to Write Contracts and Other Documents as a Professional in a Mechanistic World
ALI-ABA The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, The Florida Bar Journal, ALI-ABA’s Practice Checklist Manual for Drafting Leases IV, ALI-ABA’s Real World Document Drafting: Form, Style and Substance, and Thomson West’s Foundations of Legal Research & Writing
How to Write Letters Nonlawyers Will Read
The Florida Bar
How to Write Letters Nonlawyers Will Read (With Sample Letters)
ALI-ABA The Practical Lawyer
I Want to Sign an Electronic Will
ALI-ABA The Practical Lawyer
Snakes in the Grass: Hidden Real Property Issues in Probate
St. Petersburg Bar Association Real Property and Probate Law Sections
Ten Tips for Handling Complex Probate
St. Petersburg Bar Association Probate Law Section
Ten Tips for Handling Complex Probate (With Forms)
ALI-ABA The Practical Lawyer, The Florida Bar Journal
The Lawyer’s Conscience: Professionalism in Writing Contracts and Wills for a Mechanistic World
The Florida Bar
Tips for Handling the Complex Real Property Transaction
St. Petersburg Bar Association Real Property Section
Tips for Handling the Complex Real Property Transaction (With Forms and Checklist)
ALI CLE The Practical Real Estate Lawyer
West’s Florida Corporations System
West Publishing
West’s Florida Legal Forms: Business Organizations
West Publishing
West’s Florida Legal Forms: Real Estate Transactions
West Publishing
West’s Florida Legal Forms: Specialized Forms
West Publishing
West’s Legal Forms: Volume 29 Nonprofit Corporations (2d, 3d & 4th Editions)
Thomson Reuters West Publishing
Writing the Contract that Stays Out of Court
The Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Florida Lawyer Jim Martin
Social Media
Contact & Map
540 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
USA
Telephone: (727) 821-0904