John E. Phelan, P.A.

John E. Phelan, P.A.

Distinguished Miami Attorney Serving Both International and Domestic Clients

Firm Overview

Applying 30 years of experience to every case
Since the early 1980s, attorney John E. Phelan has served clients including national and international companies, the U.S. Government, foreign governments, banking institutions and individuals. He is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell the highest possible rating by Martindale-Hubbell, determined through confidential assessments given by practicing lawyers and judges.

With an uncompromising work ethic and 30 years of experience, Mr. Phelan is adept at handling complex litigation, including matters that cross state and national boundaries. He quickly recognizes and understands the needs of your business and works with you to meet your requirements.

Dedicated to achieving results
Mr. Phelan has litigated a broad range of complex commercial lawsuits in state and federal courts in Florida involving:
Intentional interference and RICO actions
Lender liability and loan recovery actions
Breaches of fiduciary duties
Commercial transactions
Letters of credit
Contracts and lease disputes
Foreclosures and forfeitures
Fraudulent conveyance actions
Professional malpractice
Replevins from an entire fleet of vehicles to a Boeing 737 aircraft
And other areas of civil litigation
For businesses that are too small to have their own in-house legal department, Mr. Phelan provides business advice to identify issues that might become legal problems and to help you take steps to avoid litigation.

Mr. Phelan also has extensive experience in insurance defense, including in the areas of healthcare, life and fidelity.

Contact a complex litigation attorney in Miami today.
John E. Phelan combines extensive courtroom experience with effective preparation and presentation. Call John E. Phelan, P.A. at 305-373-6606 or contact the firm online to schedule your initial consultation.

Main Office

Main Office
Miami Tower, Ste. 2600
100 SE Second St.
Miami FL 33131



Real Estate

Real Estate Law in Florida

Experienced Miami real estate lawyer
Attorney John E. Phelan applies his extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business to all areas of real estate law. With 30 years of experience in real estate law, he can help you with:
Residential home sales transactions
Commercial property sales transactions
Homeowners associations
Condominium law
Landlord-tenant disputes
Real estate contracts
Eminent domain
Zoning, land-use and building permits
Boundary and easement disputes
Title disputes
Real estate transaction attorney
From offer to sale, John E. Phelan handles all aspects of buying and selling real estate and construction, so that you can feel confident about a smooth and precise transaction. He can:
Draft or review your sales contract
Negotiate real estate agreements
Review your lending documents
Search and clear title
Analyze your deal and rectify potential problems
Handle land use, zoning and permitting
Conduct your real estate closing
Real estate litigation attorney
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. John E. Phelan possesses the specialized knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

Real estate negotiator
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. John E. Phelan guides negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustrations.

Contact an experienced real estate attorney serving clients nationally and internationally.
Call John E. Phelan, P.A. at 305-373-6606 or contact the firm online to schedule an appointment with a real estate attorney in our Miami office.

John Phelan

John E. Phelan, P.A.

Practice areas
FDIC representation
Commercial litigation
Real estate
Insurance law
International law

Florida, 1982
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1982
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1982

J.D., University of Miami, 1982
B.S., University of Florida, 1974


Professional associations
Dade County Bar Association
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Corporation, Banking and Business Law; International Law and Practice; Tort and Insurance Practice)
Inter-American Bar Association
Cuban-American Bar Association
The Florida Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Business and International Law; Supreme Court Standing Committee on Professionalism)