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Leslie R. Evans ~ Managing Partner

Leslie Robert Evans has handled transactional real estate, leasing, financing and other legal matters since he began practicing law in 1973. He founded Leslie Robert Evans & Associates, P.A. in 1996, and has represented a broad range of clients from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Evans successfully negotiated several of Florida's largest commercial leases, including the Miami Heat Lease and the Florida Panthers Lease with the Miami Arena, as well as key anchor leases in both regional and community shopping centers across the United States. Experienced with drafting and negotiating complex commercial loan documentation for both borrowers and lenders, Mr. Evans has handled the acquisition and development of commercial properties throughout the country.

As an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law (1987-1995), Mr. Evans taught commercial leasehold and real estate transaction courses. He also lectured on Property Law at the University of Miami's School of Law Institute, most recently in 2009, lecturing on Commercial Leases in Troubled Times: Negotiations and Workout of the Defaulted Tenant. A frequent lecturer at the International Council of Shopping Centers Law Conferences, Mr. Evans has also lectured on Florida Real Estate Contract Law for the Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar.

Prior to founding Leslie Robert Evans & Associates, P.A., Mr. Evans practiced as a partner at Stearns, Weaver, Miller Weissler and Alhadeff in Miami, Fla. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University, a Juris Doctorate degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and an LL.M. degree in Real Property, Land Security and Finance Law from the University of Miami School of Law.

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  • University of Miami Law School, LL.M. in Land Securities, 1983
  • Case Western Reserve, J.D., 1975
  • Ohio State University, B.A., 1969
  • Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Admissions

  • Florida