About Charles J. Levin
CHARLES J. LEVIN is dedicated to the ethical practice of law and to the commercial real estate industries that support his practice of landlord representation.
Charles J. Levin concentrates his practice in the preparation, negotiation and interpretation of commercial leases. Clients include many major property owners, and management and leasing firms having a presence in the United States and other countries.
Mr. Levin holds an "AV Preeminent" rating from Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest level attainable by an attorney. Martindale-Hubbell does not make an independent evaluation of lawyers but relies exclusively on the confidential opinions expressed by sampling selected members of the bar and the judiciary familiar with the lawyers being rated. He is currently listed in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America publications under Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is a list of peer-recommended lawyers by individual, firm, practice area, and location. Mr. Levin is currently named as a Florida Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Mr. Levin is a past President of the Building Owners and Manager's Association of Greater Tampa Bay, a 225 member chapter of BOMA International.
Mr. Levin's articles have been published in the American Bar Association Journal, and the publications of the Ohio State Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Florida Real Estate Journal, and the Practice Development Newsletter of the Attorneys' Marketing Report. He has been a legal source for Brownstone Publishing Inc.'s monthly publications, Professional Apartment Management, Shopping Center Management Insider, Assisted Housing Management Insider, and Commercial Lease Law Insider. Mr. Levin has also served as the chief arbitrator in a landlord/tenant matter. He has lectured in continuing legal education classes approved by the Florida Bar, conducted numerous seminars, lectured at many broker and client seminars, was twice a featured educational speaker at BOMA's International Convention, spoke as an educational speaker at the Florida Realtor's Annual Convention, was a speaker at numerous BOMA Southern Region meetings and participated in educational programs sponsored by Stetson University College of Law, Florida State University College of Law and the Hillsborough County Bar Association.
He is the co-founder of the FLORIDA MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS. It carries forward Mr. Levin's interest in art, photography and in the Tampa Bay community. More information can be obtained about the museum from its website, http://www.FMOPA.org/. Mr. Levin was the art director for the cover of The Journal Cell, February 9, 2007, Volume 128, Issue 3. Mr. Levin’s photographs of the Airstream Ranch in Tampa, Florida, were published nationwide.
Mr. Levin, a native of Chevy Chase, Maryland, graduated from Florida State University College of Law in 1972 and established his office in the Tampa Bay area where he continues to serve his clients.