J.D., Boston College School of Law (Honors), 1973
B.A., History, Providence College
(Cum Laude), 1970
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Mark A. GrimesReal Estate Law and Title Insurance Law
Mark A. Grimes is an experienced real estate lawyer, admitted to the Florida Bar in 1974. Mark has represented a wide variety of clients through the years, from commercial and residential real estate builders, developers and investors, to individual home purchasers and sellers. Mark has a broad background in title insurance matters, having served as underwriting counsel to three major title insurance underwriters (including Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, Inc. in Florida), and as a title insurance agent for six major Florida title insurance underwriting companies.
His background often enables him to resolve complex legal and title issues to the satisfaction of his clients. He also has broad experience in representing title insurance underwriters in title insurance claims matters. Mark has also acted as transactional counsel for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and as counsel for the Florida Real Estate Commission. Having extensive experience as a title examiner, he has spoken at numerous title insurance seminars.
Mark has extensive legal experience and has been a member of the Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust law section. In the early 1990’s, he assisted in forming and was later President of the Rhode Island Underwriters Association. He also served as Secretary of the New England Land Title Association.
Mark was born and raised in Newport, Rhode Island, and is a graduate of Providence College (B.A. History, Cum Laude) and of Boston College School of Law. Currently residing in Deland, Florida with his wife Karen and her service dog Jeff, Mark volunteers his time as counsel to the popular Deland service dog program, My Angel With Paws, Inc. Having sung professionally for more than ten years, Mark's favorite hobby is singing and playing guitar with friends.