Post Office Box 342727
Tampa, FL 33694
About Charles J. Levin
Charles J. Levin
Charles J. Levin, a native of Chevy Chase, Maryland, attended law school at Florida State University receiving a Juris Doctorate degree in 1972. After graduating, Mr. Levin opened his office in the Tampa Bay area and has practiced law there continuously since graduation. Representing millions of square feet of office, retail and industrial space, clients include many major property owners, management and leasing firms having a presence in the Tampa Bay area and Florida. His practice is concentrated in the preparation, negotiation and interpretation of commercial leases.
Mr. Levin is a past President of the Building Owners and Manager's Association of Greater Tampa Bay, a 225 member chapter of BOMA International.
Mr. Levin's articles have been published in the American Bar Association Journal, and the publications of the Ohio State Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Florida Real Estate Journal, and the Practice Development Newsletter of the Attorneys' Marketing Report. He has been a legal source for Brownstone Publishing Inc.'s monthly publications, Professional Apartment Management, Shopping Center Management Insider, Assisted Housing Management Insider, and Commercial Lease Law Insider. He has lectured in continuing legal education classes approved by the Florida Bar, conducted numerous seminars, lectured at many broker and client seminars, was twice a featured educational speaker at BOMA's International Conventions, spoke as an educational speaker at the Florida Realtor's Annual Convention, was a speaker at numerous BOMA Southern Regional Meetings and participated in educational programs sponsored by Stetson University College of Law, Florida State University College of Law and the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Mr. Levin is the author of Florida Legal Guide for Non-Residential Property Managers and Leasing Professionals available for downloading (without charge) at this site (Download Publications Free).
Mr. Levin holds an "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest level attainable by an attorney. (Martindale-Hubbell does not make an independent evaluation of lawyers but relies exclusively on the confidential opinions expressed by sampling selected members of the bar and the judiciary familiar with the lawyers being rated.) Mr. Levin is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 edition.
Mr. Levin is the co-founder of the FLORIDA MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS. It carries forward Mr. Levin's interest in photography and in the Tampa Bay community. More information can be obtained about the museum from its web site, http://www.FMOPA.org/.
About Laurence I. Goodrich, Of Counsel
Mr. Goodrich has lived in Tampa since 1935, and is a graduate of the University of Florida where he earned both his B.A. and J.D. degrees. He began practicing law in Tampa in 1957, and is a seasoned trial attorney with a broad legal background. In addition to his private practice of law, Mr. Goodrich has served in a number of public legal positions: Assistant County Solicitor, Assistant Hillsborough County Attorney, Attorney for the Hillsborough County Board of Public Instruction, and as an Assistant City Attorney under four mayoral administrations (Julian Lane, William F. Poe and twice under Mayor Dick Greco). He has been an instructor in business law at Hillsborough Community College and the University of South Florida, and in trust administration at the University of Tampa.
From 1972 through 1978, Mr. Goodrich served as a Hillsborough County Circuit Court Judge.
Mr. Goodrich has also been active in the civic and social life of this community.
Continuously since 1964, he has been awarded an "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest level attainable by an attorney. (Martindale-Hubbell does not make an independent evaluation of lawyers but relies exclusively on the confidential opinions expressed by sampling selected members of the bar and the judiciary familiar with the lawyers being rated.)