Lindsey M. Porter, P.A.

Lindsey M. Porter, P.A.

Focused St. Petersburg Attorney Protects Landlord's Rights

Firm Overview

A lawyer for property management groups and landlords
For nearly three decades, attorney Lindsey M. Porter has been representing the interests of landlords and property management firms throughout central and south Florida (excluding Dade and Miami), including Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater and Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties. His clients have come to know him as a meticulous provider of legal solutions for property rental matters.

Experience matters
Rental properties are significant investments that must be protected. It is vital when dealing with the sometimes complex legalities of rental property that you retain an attorney who has extensive experience in this area of law. Lindsey M. Porter has focused exclusively on landlord and rental property management legal issues (excluding foreclosures) since 1989. His dedication to this area of law has earned him respect in the field and made him the go-to attorney when issues arise.

Personal service
Clients of attorney Lindsey M. Porter find him to be refreshingly friendly and engaging. He keeps his practice at a manageable size so that he can continue to provide personal service to each client. He is accessible and maintains regular contact to update you on the status of your case. He fully and patiently explains all proceedings so that you are confident in making informed decisions. Many firms that practice in the area of residential rental law only work with clients with large portfolios of properties. Attorney Porter serves a more diverse clientele, and he works mainly for owners of apartment complexes.

Well respected
Florida's Lindsey M. Porter has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics. He strives to uphold the highest standards while effectively pursuing the legal rights of landlords and management companies with regard to property and tenants.

Residential landlord and tenant law
Attorney Porter's concentration on residential landlord and tenant law has equipped him with a long history of experience and legal knowledge to protect your rights in this area. As a member of the Bay Area Apartment Association and the Florida Apartment Association, he is well versed in all facets of rental law. Clients rely on Lindsey M. Porter, P.A. to assist with:
-Tenant disputes
-Lease drafting
-Lease violations
-Collection of debts

He is also a seasoned veteran of tenant eviction proceedings and can help make the process run smoothly for you.
Main Office
Main Office
7901 Fourth Street North
Suite 215
St. Petersburg  FL  33702
Phone
  • 727-577-9646
Websites
Real Estate
An Effective Florida Landlord and Property Management Attorney
Solving legal issues for property owners throughout central and southern Florida
As an experienced real estate litigator, Lindsey M. Porter creates solutions for landlords and property management companies. He successfully preserves the profits and equity of landlords who are working hard to run a successful business. For more than 20 years, he has committed his substantial knowledge about real estate, contracts and property rights to helping clients in Florida:
-Draft rental leases
-Resolve landlord-tenant disputes
-Evict irresponsible or nonpaying tenants
-Collect from nonpaying tenants
-Maintain the integrity and profitability of properties

Drafting solid leases for property owners
Both landlords and tenants can avoid potential problems by having a well-drafted contract that enumerates all rental terms. Lindsey M. Porter discusses the particulars of your property and its occupancy and constructs a clear, detailed lease that covers all aspects of your rental agreement. When you present a lease to a prospective tenant, you will feel confident that you are absolutely in compliance with Florida law and that your rights are protected should a dispute arise.

Resolving an eviction crisis
Eviction is disruptive to both the landlord and the tenant. The landlord must spend the time and money to replace tenants who fall behind on rent, and a displaced family must locate a new home under traumatic circumstances. With this scenario in mind, Lindsey M. Porter helps mediate disputes when eviction is undesirable. If you are a landlord whose tenants are engaged in disruptive, illegal or damaging behavior, he helps you to protect your property and your business.

Lindsey Porter

Admitted:
-1984, Florida
-1997, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
-U.S. Supreme Court

Law School:
Stetson University, J.D.

Member:
St. Petersburg Bar Association
The Florida Bar

Biography:
Phi Delta Phi (Vice President, Treasurer, 1982-1983)

Birthplace:
St. Petersburg, Florida
Education
  • Stetson University
    Juris Doctorate
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