Real Estate Lawyers

Amanda K. Barritt, Stockholder, Fort Myers

Amanda is Florida Bar Board Certified in Condominium & Planned Development Law and serves as chair of the firm’s Condominium and Homeowners’ Associations Practice Group. She concentrates her practice in real estate law and, more specifically, in the areas of residential and commercial community associations, real estate transactions, easements, contract preparation, and real estate development. Amanda represents residential and commercial condominium, homeowners’ and property owners’ associations, non-profit social and recreational clubs, developers, builders and individuals.

Amanda received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University and her law degree from Florida State University. Amanda may be reached at 239-344-1108 or via email at amanda.barritt@henlaw.com.

 

Edward P. Canterbury, Stockholder, Fort Myers

Edward is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate lawyer. He concentrates his real estate practice in the area of commercial and residential development, acquisitions, finance, survey matters, title insurance and commercial leases. His experience includes representation of developers, builders, governmental agencies, lending institutions, non-profit corporations and national title insurance underwriters.

Edward received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and his law degree from Ohio Northern University, and was the Valedictorian of his law class. Edward may be reached at 239-344-1275 or via email at edward.canterbury@henlaw.com.

 

Thomas H. Gunderson, Stockholder, Fort Myers

With over 20+ years as a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate lawyer, Tom uses his expertise to assist his clients with sophisticated commercial real estate development projects, including residential communities, commercial subdivisions, hotels, apartment complexes, shopping centers, and office buildings. He also handles complex commercial leases. Tom also serves as Chair of Henderson Franklin’s Real Estate division.

Tom received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and his law degree from the University of Florida. Tom may be reached at 239-344-1210 or via email at thomas.gunderson@henlaw.com.

 

Caleb G. Hinton, Associate, Fort Myers

Caleb is an Associate in the firm’s Real Estate division. He handles real estate matters, including homeowners’ and condominium association governing documents, commercial and residential sales and leases, contract preparation and review, commercial and residential development, seller financing, survey matters and border disputes.

Caleb received his undergraduate and law degree from Florida State University. He may be reached at 239-344-1125 or by email at caleb.hinton@henlaw.com.

 

Michael P. Lehnert, Associate, Fort Myers

Michael concentrates his practice in the area of real estate law, including assisting property owners, lenders, and developers with commercial and residential development, acquisition, financing, title, and leasing. Michael’s experience includes representation of a multi-state developer in the development, financing, leasing and sale of over 100 stores and representation of a lending institution in transactions totaling over $30 million in financing, including SBA financing.

Michael received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida (B.S., 2012) and his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., 2015). He may be reached at 239-344-1184 or via email at michael.lehnert@henlaw.com.

 

Molly A. Maggiano, Associate, Fort Myers

Molly concentrates her practice in real estate matters, more specifically in the areas of residential and commercial property owners’ associations, property acquisitions and sales, real estate development, and contract preparation. She represents various property associations, governmental agencies, developers, builders, non-profit corporations, and individuals.

Molly received her undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University (B.A., 2000) and her law degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 2003). She may be reached at 239-344-1213 or via email at molly.maggiano@henlaw.com.

Bruce E. Sands, Stockholder, Fort Myers

Bruce concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate law, business law and banking law. While the bulk of his practice involves commercial real estate purchase and sale transactions and the representation of real estate developers, he also handles a plethora of other real estate and business related matters such as residential purchase and sale transactions, residential and commercial condominium projects, general business matters, financial transactions and work-outs, property owners’ associations, commercial leasing, and title insurance services.

Bruce also serves on the Tiger Bay Club of Southwest Floridas Board of Directors. Bruce received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Houston. He may be reached at 239-344-1262 or via email at bruce.sands@henlaw.com.

Kaylee A. Tuck, Associate, Fort Myers

Kaylee is an associate in the Real Estate and Land Use & Environmental Law departments in the firm’s Fort Myers office. She focuses her practice in commercial and residential sales and leases, development, land use and survey matters. Kaylee is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts.

Kaylee received her undergraduate degree from Florida State University and her law degree from Stetson University College of Law. She may be reached at 239-344-1164 or by email at kaylee.tuck@henlaw.com.

Sharon M. Zuccaro, Stockholder, Naples

Sharon represents developers, sellers and buyers in commercial and residential real estate transactions. More specifically, Sharon concentrates her practice in matters involving finance, contracts, leases, closings, title insurance and homeowner and condominium associations.

Sharon received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and her law degree from Vanderbilt University. She may be reached at 239-344-1378 or via email at sharon.zuccaro@henlaw.com.

Real Estate Litigation Attorneys

Shannon M. Puopolo, Stockholder, Fort Myers

Shannon Puopolo concentrates her business litigation in the area of real estate litigation. Specifically, she handles matters including title insurance claims, creditors’ rights in bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings, actions by third party purchasers in foreclosure, lien and tax deed sales. Shannon also handles partnership disputes, trust modification litigation, association law matters, lien foreclosures, reforeclosures, lien collection matters, residential and commercial evictions and ejectment proceedings. She is admitted to practice in Florida state court, as well as the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

Shannon received her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis (B.A., 2005) and her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2009). She can be reached at shannon.puopolo@henlaw.com.

Land Use & Environmental Law Attorneys

Russell P. Schropp, Stockholder and Managing Stockholder, Fort Myers

Russell practices in the areas of land use, zoning, and environmental law. He represents property owners and others before local, regional, state and federal agencies. Russell is a member of the Real Estate Investment Society of Lee County (REIS). He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Horizon Council for Lee County and is Chairman of the Land Use Practice Group of the Lee County Bar Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Southwest Florida Baseball, Inc. and is an advisor for the YMCA’s Youth-in-Government Chapter at Fort Myers High School. Russell received his undergraduate degree from Stetson University and his law and Masters (Urban & Regional Planning) degrees from Florida State University. He can be reached at 239-344-1280 or via email at russell.schropp@henlaw.com.

 

Jeff E. Wright, Stockholder, Naples

Jeff is Board Certified in City, County & Local Government Law, a designation by the Florida Supreme Court that recognizes special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in this area of the law. He represents private property owners, developers, associations, and investors in obtaining land use entitlements, and in addressing land use and permitting concerns. Jeff also specializes in working through the often complex challenges presented by local government regulation of land use and the exercise of private property rights. His expertise includes Florida’s Sunshine Law and Public Records Law, zoning and code enforcement, and all matters involving city, county, and local governments, including towns, villages, special districts, and community development districts.

Jeff received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from the University of Denver College of Law.  He may be reached at 239-344-1371 or by email at jeff.wright@henlaw.com.