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Mark Schecter’s Profile of Excellence

Integrity, tenacity, a zestful approach to life and unbendable ethics; qualities displayed by Mark Schecter in his nearly 40 years of practicing law. He received a congressional appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy, at Kings Point, New York.  Thereafter, Mark earned his law degree at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.  As the founder and President of Schecter Law, P.A., he has prevailed as a champion for justice and fair play.

Read Mark Schecter’s “Profile of Excellence.”

AV-Rated for 26 years with Martindale Hubbell

Mark Schecter has received an AV rating continuously since 1987 via Martindale-Hubbell’s unique peer review rating system.  Generated from evaluations by fellow attorneys, Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings are based on and indicative of an attorney’s ethical standards and professional abilities.   An “AV” rating is the highest rating a lawyer can receive from his peers, ranking him/her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Schecter Law on

THELAW.TV and WPLG provides a helpful resource for consumers and lawyers, answering common legal questions and assistance in finding attorneys.  Mark Schecter has been featured on several legal Q&A videos concerning real estate and transactional law issues in South Florida. 

Mark Schecter on Adverse Possession Issue and Andre Barbosa, Quoted by THELAW.TV, 01/31/13

South Florida has seen an increase in adverse possession claims in recent years as a result of the many foreclosures in the area. Some people are trying to take advantage of empty homes by filing claims for adverse possession.  One of these people is Andre Barbosa who has made the news recently.  Barbosa is attempting adverse possession of a $2.5 million mansion in Boca Raton, Florida.  Mark Schecter discusses his thoughts on the law of adverse possession and the emerging issue of “squatters” in the following news sources:

Mark Schecter Receives 10.0 Rating on Avvo

Mark Schecter has a received a “Superb” Avvo rating of 10.0.  An Avvo rating is based on an evaluation of a professional’s background, including years in practice, disciplinary history, achievements and recognition.  To learn more about Mark’s Avvo rating, visit: Mark Schecter on Avvo

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