Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A

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Firm Overview

Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. has been diligently representing individuals, businesses and banks throughout Ocala, Florida since 2002. The partners of our litigation firm use their 99 combined years of experience to help clients succeed with sound, expedient, hands-on and cost-effective representation.

Whether we are assisting clients with a zoning board application, the purchase of an office building or a dispute or helping a creditor assert its rights toward a debtor in bankruptcy, we strive for the best legal results for you or your business. We tailor legal services to address the specific issues of your situation, and we put the emphasis on communication so that you can make the most informed decisions at every stage of the legal process.

We are proud of the strong relationships we build with clients, based on the trust we work so hard to earn. Each partner at Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. is committed to excellence and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell - a distinction signifying the highest quality legal work, professionalism and ethical standards.

At Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A., our clients always come first:
You can count on Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. to advocate vigorously for your interests both inside and out of court.
Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. handles the following legal areas:

Land use and zoning - We represent your interests in administrative hearings, zoning board applications and cases before municipal, state and federal courts.

Commercial real estate - We provide assistance in all commercial real estate matters. We anticipate issues, answer all your questions and settle disputes.

Commercial litigation - We help you settle disputes on breach of contract or any commercial issue through alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation or arbitration and civil trials in both state and federal courts.

We can also assist clients in these areas of practice:
-Banking Law
-Civil Practice
-Creditors Bankruptcy
-Environmental Law
-Environmental Law
-Land Development
-Real Property

Successfully serving clients in Florida:
Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. is committed to representing clients in the Ocala, Florida area.
Main Office

Main Office
125 N.E. First Avenue
Suite 1
Ocala  FL  34470

Phone
  • (352) 732-8121
Fax
  • (352) 368-2183
Real Estate
The attorneys at Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. handle all aspects of commercial real estate.
With 99 combined years of experience in commercial real estate and business, we provide you with effective, skillful representation.

Commercial real estate transactions:
Our thorough transactional attorneys at Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. conduct all commercial real estate business meticulously and with methodical attention to all the important details. With our extensive preparation and business knowledge supporting your commercial real estate transactions, you can be confident that your investment is secure. The real estate transactions we can handle for your business include:
-Commercial real estate closings
-Construction and build-outs
-Easements and restrictions
-Financing and mortgages
-Leasing contracts
-Land use and zoning
-Sales contracts drafting and review

Commercial real estate disputes:
More than just a place to conduct business, your office space can be an essential part of your business value. Disputes over property can profoundly affect your business by interrupting your operations and threatening the security of your business location. The commanding litigators at Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. use their imposing courtroom presence and specialized commercial knowledge to protect your business property investments in contentious situations such as eminent domain seizures, landlord-tenant disagreements, easement conflicts and incorrect zoning decisions.

Commercial real estate mediation and negotiation:
Commercial real estate contracts often include a clause requiring that disputes enter arbitration. Absent an arbitration clause, mediation can be used effectively to preserve business relationships. When mediation is required by contract or otherwise advantageous to your business, our skilled mediators at Gray, Ackerman & Haines, P.A. guide negotiations towards equitable solutions that serve your needs.

Bryce W. Ackerman

ISLN: 909554680
Member

Practice Areas:
Commercial Litigation; Real Estate Litigation; Civil Trial Practice

Admitted:1978, Florida, U.S. District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School:University of Florida, J.D.

Member: Marion County Bar Association; The Florida Bar (Member, Judicial Nominating Commission, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1998-2002; Chairman, 2000-2002; Member, 1987-1990; Chairman, 1989-1990, Fifth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee); American Board of Trial Advocates; Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; D.R. Smith Inn of Courts.

Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Education
  • University of Florida
    Juris Doctorate

Steven H. Gray

ISLN: 906919802
Member

Practice Areas:
Real Property; Land Use; Land Development; Environmental Law; Equine Law

Admitted: 1977, Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Law School: University of Florida, J.D.

Member: Marion County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.

Biography: Alpha Pi Mu; Sigma Tau; Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Executive Editor, University of Florida Law Review, 1976.

Birthplace: Ocala, Florida
Education
  • University of Florida
    Juris Doctorate

Timothy D. Haines

ISLN: 906778409
Member

Practice Areas:
Banking Law; Creditors Bankruptcy; Real Property

Admitted: 1985, Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School: University of Florida, J.D.

Member: Marion County Bar Association; The Florida Bar (Member: Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division, 1989-1993; Fifth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, 1992-1994); D.R. Smith Inn of Courts.

Biography: Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Editor-in-Chief, University of Florida Law Review, 1985. Member, City of Dunnellon Planning and Zoning Commission, 1985-1988. Co-Author, Fastrain-Mortgage Foreclosures and Alternatives, The Florida Bar (Third ed., 2003).

Birthplace: Winter Park, Florida
Education
  • University of Florida
    Juris Doctorate

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