Waller & Mitchell

Florida Residential/Commercial Real Estate Lawyer,Preserving Your Wealth and Caring For Your Family

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Firm Overview

Real property including real estate closings and foreclosure defense work, probate, trust law, trust administration, elder law, guardianship, estate planning and administration.

I established the firm in 1977 on Main Street in New Port Richey, FL. Thomas Mitchell joined the firm in August of 1989.

Example cases

Due to client confidentiality, I am unable to discuss specific cases. I have prepared wills, trusts, living wills, durable powers of attorney, designations of healthcare surrogates for many of my clients as well as handling probate and trust administrations.

Main Office

Main
5332 Main Street
New Port Richey  FL  34652

Phone
  • (727) 847-2288
Fax
  • (727) 848-4183

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

We charge $100 for a 30 minute consultation but if you retain the firm you receive a credit for the $100 retainer.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Residential foreclosure cases are billed with a $1500 retainer and then we will work out a payment plan with you.

Hourly Rates

$300 per hour for attorney, $250 per hour for associates, $100 per hour for paralegals.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Liz Miller

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, conversational German

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I initially started practicing with James Altman, whose practice was primarily real property, probate, and estate planning. I received my initial training in these areas and have continued over the years.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

It is very beneficial to have an informed client if a client educates himself as to legal issues and then asks for confirmation of the understanding from the attorney.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I find that reviewing documents prepared by a client usually is more time consuming and costly than if they request that I prepare documents that I have used in the past.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I will only agree to assist clients in the preparation of pleadings for them to go to small claims court. Any case involving rules of civil procedure I will not assist the client- only in rare circumstances.

Roland Waller

From 1971-1977, I practiced with James J. Altman at the law firm of Altman & Waller. Mr. Mitchell graduated from the US Naval Academy and served 20 years in the US Navy as a JAG before Joining Waller & Mitchell in 1989.

My upbringing in a middle class family, having to work my way through school, gave me an appreciation for the benefits of being a professional and understanding of middle class America and dealing with the legal profession.

I believe that the strengths lie in listening to the client, being decisive, and, once undertaking representation, to proceed with the case and see it through to its conclusion.

Personal interests:

I successfully completed the Iron Man Triathlon and continue to train to stay in shape in order to enjoy my family and enjoy good health to continue practicing law.

License
  • Bar Number: 139706
    Florida , 1971
Education
  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1971
    Macon, GA
  • Tennessee Technological University
    Bachelor of Science in Accounting , 1968
    Cookeville, TN

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