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Jon A. Hinden has been a lawyer in South Florida since 1986, providing legal services in the areas o

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Suzanne McLean has more than 22 years of litigation experience in state and federal trial and appell

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Shawn D. Arbeiter has been a Florida lawyer since 1998. He has personally handled thousands of land

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Jon A. Hinden

Jon A. Hinden has been a lawyer in South Florida since 1986, providing legal services in the areas of business and commercial transaction and litigation matters, manufactured housing, residential and commercial real estate, corporation and business entity formation and shareholders’ and member operating agreements, commercial and residential lease documentation, transactions and litigation, land development and zoning law, and probate and estate planning including wills, living trusts and related estate planning documents. Mr. Hinden and our law firm served as the Town Attorneys for the Town of Davie for over twenty years. Mr. Hinden has handled real estate and business transactional matters including large, complex closings of business and commercial real estate transactions in the billions of dollars, Manufactured Housing Community and Cooperative purchase and sale and refinance transactions and residential closings. Mr. Hinden and our law firm represent in excess of one hundred manufactured home community owners and managers, providing legal services of every type and manner associated with all elements of the ownership and operation of a Manufactured Housing Community, including community purchase and sale and refinance transactions and closings, resolving and litigating community-wide disputes including meeting and mediating with homeowners’ associations and Chapter 723 landlord-tenant matters of every type and variety. After decades of Mr. Hinden coaching and teaching kids in a variety of sports and activities, Mr. Hinden is now involved with the arts and charitable organizations. Mr. Hinden attended the United States Naval Academy, University of Florida, and Nova Southeastern University law school.

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Suzanne M. McLean

Suzanne McLean has more than 22 years of litigation experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts in the State of Florida, including complex commercial litigation and the representation of governmental entities, banking institutions and commercial and residential landlords. Ms. McLean also provides transactional representation, including review and preparation of complex commercial contracts. Past Cases include: Successfully defended on appeal seller in a commercial real estate transaction brought by prospective buyer, in which the seller retained $550,000 in deposits by virtue of a liquidated damages clause in the agreement for purchase and sale. Obtained distribution of over two million dollars for charitable organization in settlement of a lawsuit over claims to invalidate and set aside wills and trust documents. Successfully defended individual seller of real property in litigation brought by buyer for breach of contract and fraud in the trial court and on appeal. Obtained a money judgment in excess of $1,000,000 for a client (creditor) in an adversary action filed in bankruptcy court. Prevailed at both jury and bench trials for landlords. Prevailed at trial in case brought on behalf of a building materials supplier against a property owner for foreclosure of construction lien. Provided representation for grand jury and other federal and state subpoenas served on clients. Obtained money judgments for a bank client in excess of $7,000,000 from 2010-2012 in commercial/residential foreclosure and damage actions on notes, guaranties, and deficiencies. Obtained money judgments for individual clients in excess of $1,000,000 on claims brought for fraud, civil conspiracy, and violation of the state and federal RICO laws as a result of a ponzi scheme. Successfully defended sibling Trustee in trust litigation instituted by family member for breach of fiduciary duties. Court Admissions U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Ms. McLean was born in Dearborn, Michigan. Ms. McLean attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and DePaul College of Law.

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Shawn D. Arbeiter

Shawn D. Arbeiter has been a Florida lawyer since 1998. He has personally handled thousands of landlord/tenant matters for manufactured housing community owners located in Florida and based throughout the United States, including numerous landlord/tenant cases for commercial and residential landlords. Of note, in 2018 and 2015, Mr. Arbeiter was retained as lead counsel and co-counsel, respectively, for manufactured housing community owners in Monroe and Palm Beach Counties to complete large scale change-in-land-use evictions. In 2011, Mr. Arbeiter was retained as lead counsel for a Commercial Landlord in Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., Big Lots Stores, Inc. and Dolgencorp, LLC filed in the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, which sought damages in excess of $50 million dollars. In 2009, Mr. Arbeiter was retained as co-counsel for one of the largest manufactured housing eviction lawsuits in Broward County, Florida. Additionally, Mr. Arbeiter represents numerous clients in commercial litigation, real estate litigation, breach of contract disputes, foreclosure litigation, and guardianships cases. Mr. Arbeiter is also admitted to practice in Federal Court in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida; and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Arbeiter graduated from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center in 1998 with honors, and graduated from the University of Florida in 1995 with honors.

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Barry S. Webber

Mr. Webber has had a distinguished career practicing law and being an active member of the Broward County community since 1969. His practice concentrated on commercial transactions and litigation, banking, real property, governmental and land development matters. Mr. Webber worked with condominium developers in creating documentation and managing the closing of condominium units in large developments. He served as the assistant to the City Attorney in the City of Miramar, as the City Attorney for Cooper City, and as the Town Attorney of the Town of Davie for twenty years. During his tenure, Davie transformed from a small rural community without an ad valorem tax to a thriving municipality of over 70,000 residents. Throughout his career, Mr. Webber provided representation to the banking community and assisted de novo banks in the charter application process. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Citizens National Bank from 1972 until its merger with Atlantic National Bank, and later served as an advisory director with Atlantic National Bank and First Union Bank until 1991. Mr. Webber joined the Board of Directors of Regent Bank in 1992, remaining a member until the bank's merger with Stonegate. He is a former chairman of the “I7”F” Grievance Committee of the Florida Bar, a charter member, past president, and current member of the Davie/Cooper City Rotary Club, and has held numerous other community leadership roles. Mr. Webber attended Florida Atlantic University and is a member of the Charter Class of the Florida State University College of Law. Having retired from full-time practice as of January 1, 2016, Mr. Webber continues to contribute to the firm in an ‘Of Counsel’ capacity. We are proud of Barry's achievements and grateful for his dedication and service.

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