SOLUTION FOCUSED LEGAL THINKING

Michael C. Klasfeld, P.A. is a focused firm with a few interrelated areas of concentration. While mainly focusing on real estate, we handle most matters relating to it. These include transnational matters such as real estate closings, contract negotiations, drafting of purchase and sale agreements, drafting of residential and commercial leases, etc. They also include adversarial matters, such as general litigation, residential and commercial landlord/tenant lawsuits, foreclosure and foreclosure defense, quiet title suits, etc. And most everything in between, such as estate planning, mediation, real estate investment review and advice, tax certificate review and advice, etc. If it relates to real estate law, we can probably help you.

LOCAL TEAM. WORLD CLASS RESULTS.

MICHAEL C. KLASFELD, ESQ.

SENIOR PARTNER

Michael C. Klasfeld is senior counsel in the firm. While we cooperate with other counsel in many matters, the firm attorney is Michael. He is always there to help with whatever legal needs you may have. If he can’t help you, he can help you find the right source for the assistance.

  • Attorney at Law
  • Member of the Florida Bar
  • Member of the Southern District of Florida Federal Bar
  • Member of the Broward County Bar
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

SHARON G. PUTNEY

OFFICE MANAGER

At the heart of our firm sits our wonder woman who makes it all work. She is the first voice you hear when calling our office (well, unless you get our voicemail) and she is the smiling face to greet you at the door.

PHILIP M. BERMAN, ESQ.
DECEASED

FOUNDING PARTNER
Phil was our senior adviser and founder of an original law facility at our location over 30 years ago.  He will be missed.
  Education:
  • New York University
  • Brooklyn Law School, June, 1960, as Valedictorian
  Courts Admitted:
  • All Courts of the State of New York (1960)
  • All Courts of the State of Florida (1972)
  • United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
  Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Florida Bar
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Judicial Selection and Qualification Committee of the Florida Bar (1987)
  Extended Experience:
  • Private practice in litigation
  • Probate and real estate in New York City (1960 through 1974)
  • Private practice in the same areas from 1974 to date in South Florida
  • Board of Directors, Legal Counsel, Black Fin Yacht Corp.
  Special Qualifications:
  • Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Civil Litigation since 1983
  Career Highlights:
  • Served by Special Appointment of the President of the United States as Government
  • Appeals Agent, U.S. Draft Board, New York City (during Vietnam War).
  • Participated in preliminary trade negotiations between U.S. Attorneys and Russian representatives in Moscow and Leningrad under the Auspices of United States State Department.
  • Conducted a study of the Monorail and reported same to the New York Legislature.
  • Went to Vietnam during 1969 as Special Representative for the Mayor of the City of New York.