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Jeremy T. Cranford Esq., LL.M., Real Estate

Jeremy T. Cranford Esq., LL.M., Real Estate

Associate Attorney
Destin, Florida
877-732-9339 (Toll free)
Jeremy focuses his practice on issues involving Business and Real Estate Litigation, transactions, and government relations.  To each project, he brings his extensive training in the law and business of real estate ventures from the University of Miami's Masters of Laws (LL.M.) program in Real Estate, nationally-recognized training in consensus-building and dispute resolution from the University of Missouri Law School, meticulous research ability as a member of the Missouri Law Review, financial & policy analysis background as an Economist, deep personal creativity, and diverse experience (from Small Firms and Judicial Internships to Large Firms and Government Agencies).
By working hard and taking time to understand your perspective and the perspectives of other parties in negotiating or litigating your matters, Jeremy can find innovative ways of approaching your situation and craft effective solutions that fit your needs.
Jeremy is licensed to practice in Florida, Missouri, and Kansas.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Land Use, Zoning, and Permitting
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Eminent Domain
  • Business Formation & Planning
  • Foreclosure and Alternatives
  • Contracts and Transactions
  • Condominium & Homeowner Association Law
  • Construction Law & Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2009
  • Florida, 2010
  • Kansas, 2011


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • LL.M., Master of Laws - 2010
    • Major: LL.M., Real Estate
  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • Juris Doctorate - 2009
    • Honors: Missouri Law Review
    • Honors: CALI Award, Evidence
    • Honors: Capelli & Martin Scholarships
    • Honors: National Dispute Resolution Specialty Program
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science cum laude - 2006
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Carnahan Economics Scholarship
    • Honors: Omicron Delta Epsilon Econimics Honors Fraternity
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Fraternity
    • Major: Economics
    • Minor: English & History

Published Works

  • MO Post-Kelo Statutes: TIF/Eminent Domain "Good Faith Negotiation" Requirement, 74 Mo. L. Rev. 1083

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Kansas Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Member
  • Freemasons, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Cranford Legal, LLC, Sole Practitioner - Business & Real Estate Litigation & Transactions, 2011 - 2012
  • Russ Schenewerk & Associates, LLC, Branson, Missouri, Associate Attorney - Real Estate & Business Litigation & Transactions, 2011
  • Holland & Knight, LLP, Miami, Florida, Spring LL.M. Law Clerk - Real Estate, Land Use, & Environmental, 2010
  • Brigham Moore, LLP, Miami, Florida, Fall LL.M. Law Clerk - Eminent Domain Litigation, 2009
  • Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Springfield, Missouri, Judicial Intern to Honorable Jeffrey Bates, 2008 - 2009
  • Missouri Attorney General's Office, Southwestern Division, Summer Law Clerk - Civil & Criminal Fraud Litigation, 2008
  • Turner, Reid, Duncan, Loomer & Patton, P.C., Springfield, Missouri, Summer Law Clerk - Products Liability & Insurance Defense, 2007
  • Neale & Newman, LLP, Springfield, Missouri, Staff, 2004 - 2006


  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon
  • Phi Alpha Theta