PRACTICE AREAS

  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Represent Buyer, Sellers, & Refinanciers of Homes
  • Title Insurance
  • Leases, Both Residential & Commercial
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Condominium Association Law,
    Both Associations & Unit Owners
  • Mortgage Fraud, Federal & State
  • Real Estate Mediation
  • Probate, Wills, Trusts, and Probate
    • Wills simple and testamentary
    • Trusts and transfer of property
    • Advanced Directives, Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Surrogate, & Living Will
  • Property Tax Appeals
Leo Spitale received his B.A.  from Florida International University in Political Science in May of 1975. He received an M.A. American Studies in June of 1976 from State University of New York at Buffalo.  He received his J.D. from University of Miami  in May 1981. After graduating law school he first went to work for the State Attorney’s Office in Tampa Florida. He then transferred to the Miami State Attorney’s office headed by Janet Reno where he worked until 1986.  His first job in private practice was in civil litigation.  He then went into private practice for himself until 1991 when he became a partner in Suri and Spitale until 1996 specializing in criminal and civil Litigation.    

Since 1996 he has been in private practice specializing in Real Estate matters and he is currently a Florida real estate broker. In 2010 he became Board Certified in Real Estate law and has taught both the course for Title Insurance and realtor pre-licensing preparation for Miami Dade College for four years. He also teaches property law at FIU legal studies institute to paralegals. He was appointed as a Attorney Special Magistrate for 6 years hearing property tax appeals. Since 2009 he has been appointed Attorney special magistrate for the Miami Dade Value Adjustment Board  hearing tax payer appeals.

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