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Leasing Tune-ups [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]

August 27, 2020

Shareholder Shawn Rader provides a list of lease provisions that should be reviewed when the opportunity arises, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this age of pandemic, lease modifications are going to be abundant. The silver lining to that necessity is that like renewals or assignments, they offer an opportunity to review the lease provisions and correct any mistakes made in the original, or to capture any changes which might have occurred since the original lease was signed. This includes some of the most basic terms, which in my 40 years of dealing with leases and landlord / tenant litigation, are often the soil upon which misunderstandings or errors fester, leading to unhappy results in court.

The following are lease provisions which bear a quick review when the opportunity arises. [...]

This is an excerpt from a blog post originally written on Lowndes Leasing Lawyers. To read the entire post, click here.

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Shawn Rader focuses his practice on real estate litigation, commercial litigation, commercial leases and senior housing, and is a member of the firm’s practice groups that deal with these topics.

A frequent author and speaker, Shawn is a charter member of the American Bar Association Title Insurance Litigation Committee, serving as its first Vice-chairman in 1993, and as its second Chairman the following year. He is a member of the Florida Land Title Association, where he is a charter member of the Title Claims Roundtable.

He has had four articles published in the Florida Bar Journal, and was the co-author of the Title Insurance Law Article in the ABA Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Vol 31, No. 2 (Winter 1996).  Shawn served as Chairman of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee for Orange County and also served as President of the Orange County Bar Association Legal Aid Society.  He was Chairman of the City of Orlando Civil Service Board, served as Chairman of the City of Orlando Chapter 57 Board, and Vice Chairman of the 2012 Orange County Charter Review Commission.  Shawn is also a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.

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