Stuart B. Klein

STUART B. KLEIN                                                                                                                                               

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Wagner Law Group, A Professional Corporation, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Of Counsel

Engaging in commercial and residential real estate and estate and probate practice, also representing clients in employment disputes, trust and estate disputes, civil litigation, business transactions.

Klein & Jonas, a Partnership of Professional Associations, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. 2002 - 2012

Attorney/Principal

Engaged in commercial and residential real estate and estate and probate practice. Firm also represented clients in employment disputes, trust and estate disputes, civil litigation, business transactions.

Klein & Noto, West Palm Beach, Florida. 2000 - 2002

Attorney/Principal

Engaged in commercial practice, including corporate law, employment law, real estate: both commercial and residential, commercial litigation and work outs, estate and probate practice. Concentration with financial institutions, health care providers and telecommunications.

Klein & Klein, P.A., West Palm Beach, Florida. 1982 - 1999

Attorney/Principal

Firm engaged in the general practice of law. My activities were primarily in the areas of corporate-commercial law, telecommunications, health care, employment law, real estate and civil litigation. Clients included a number of public corporations.

Northern Telecom, Inc. (Nortel), Nashville, Tennessee. 1979 - 1982

Attorney

Provided numerous services for Nortel in South Florida. Engaged in Technology Contract review and negotiation, antitrust compliance, supervision of outside counsel in litigation matters, labor matters, real estate transactions throughout United States, product liability and a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. Real estate activities included commercial leasing, the purchase and development of manufacturing and office facilities and various commercial real estate transactions.

HONORS & AWARDS

American Jurisprudence Awards in Commercial Transactions and Legal Process.

Certificate of Achievement for honors in Appellate Advocacy.

1977 Corpus Juris Secundum Award for making most significant contribution toward overall legal scholarship in the third year class.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Nova Southeastern University School of Law – 1998

Appointed Adjunct Professor

Teaching various business law courses at local colleges and health care lectures in health care law for professional societies.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Board Member-Mental Health Association of the Palm Beaches (Past President)

Mental Health Association of Florida (Past Board Member)

Palm Beach County Kidney Association (Past Board Member)

Management Board-First American Bank and Trust

Sigma Chi Fraternity

Realtor-Attorney Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association

Board Member-Florida Repertory Theatre

Board Member, Vice-President/Counsel - The Palm Beach Zoo

Board Member, American Technion Society, Palm Beach

PUBLICATIONS

"Wills and Trusts"; Family Planning Chapter for inclusion in Kaslow, F.W(Ed) (1999)

"Handbook of Couples & Family"

"Forensic Issues, NY"; John Wiley

"Mental Health Care in the Penal System"; Fordham University Urban Law Journal, Vol. 7, Fall, 1978

"Psychotherapeutic Disclosures: A Conflict Between Right and Duty"; The University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 9, 1977

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association-Health Law and Communications Law Sections

Florida Bar Association-Health Law and Communications Law Committees; Real Property, Probate, Trust and Estate Section

New York Bar Association

Ohio Bar Association

Palm Beach County Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

Ohio

Florida

COURTS

Federal District Court, Northern District of Ohio

United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

EDUCATION

New York University School of Law, LL.M., June 1979.

Concentration in Corporate Law and Commercial Law with substantial course work in Health Care Law.

University of Toledo, J.D., December 1977 (Class standing: Top 12 percent).

Northeastern University, Masters in Education (Counseling), 1973

Ohio University, Bachelors Degree, 1972