11-151-03 Lee Chotas (4x6@100)


Phone (407) 428-5132
Fax (407) 423-1831
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Elias N. Chotas


Mr. Chotas has been practicing corporate law with Dean Mead for more than 28 years. During that time, he has represented buyers and sellers, borrowers and lenders, and investors and developers in a wide variety of commercial and industrial real estate transactions. He also represents clients who have difficult or complex environmental, land use, and zoning law related issues before local, regional, and state governments. In addition, Mr. Chotas is Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar.

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Professional and Civic Activities

  • The Florida Bar
    • Environmental and Land Use Law Section
    • Governmental Regulation of Land Use Committee
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section – Mortgage Law Committee
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Inc. – Fellow
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Florida Tax Watch – Trustee
  • Central Florida Real Estate Council
  • National Association of Industrial Office Parks (NAIOP)
  • Rotary Club of Orlando
  • University Club – Member
  • Tiger Bay Club of Orlando
  • Florida Real Estate Commission


  • Juris Doctorate Degree: University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, cum laude, 1976
    • Law Review Editor
  • Masters of Science Degree: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1972
  • Bachelors of Science Degree: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1969

Bar Admissions


Recognition & Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell: Preeminent AV Rating