Our Team

We help people achieve real estate objectives by designing and implementing effective legal strategies. Our team focuses solely on real estate transactions and litigation. Over the years, our team has successfully negotiated and closed hundreds of real estate transactions. We have also helped hundreds of clients resolve real estate related disputes and litigation matters.

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1305 E Plant St
Winter Garden, FL 34787
407-656-4500
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joseph d. ort

Joe counsels clients through real estate related transactions and litigation matters. He has significant experience in sales and acquisitions, title, eminent domain, leasing, financing, joint ventures, restructuring and workouts, and litigation.

Joe is board certified in real estate by the Florida Bar. Less than 1% of Florida attorneys have achieved board certification in real estate. Joe has an AV rating from Martindale Hubble, the highest rating given to attorneys. He was selected for inclusion to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, and Florida Superlawyers, a distinction achieved by less than 3% of Florida attorneys.

Joe is dedicated to building a top-notch real estate firm providing extremely effective and efficient advice and counsel. He is also a devoted husband and father.

Education

University of Florida, College of Business

– BA in Business Administration

Florida State University, College of Law

– JD, summa cum laude
– Trial Team
– Recipient, Judge John M. & Sally D. M. Kest Book Award in Professional Responsibility
– Recipient, Mary Jo Peed and Kevin Wood Book Award in Real Estate Finance

Practice Areas:
  • Acquisition & Disposition

  • Financing

  • Litigation

  • Eviction

  • Leasing

  • Management

  • Loan Workout

  • Eminent domain