Practice Areas Overview

Karen (K.) Powell Ward Esq., Realtor

Karen (K.) Powell Ward Esq., Realtor

Ms. Ward Founded the Firm in 2000. Managing Partner, Attorney, Realtor, Practicing Agent since 1973
Location:
Destin, Florida
Phone:
877-732-9339 (Toll free)
850-502-4756
Fax:
850-650-9659
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Transactions
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Business Organizations
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Corporate Governance
  • Dissolution
  • Formation & Business Planning
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Liens
  • Family Law
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • State Trial Practice
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condominiums & Cooperatives
  • Conveyancing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Property (Ad Valorem) Taxes

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2005
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 2005

Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. - September, 1999
  • University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, Escambia
    • B.A. magna cum laude - September, 1996
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Communications
    • Minor: Environmental Politics & Policy
  • Okaloosa Walton Community College, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, Okaloosa
    • A.A. - December, 1993
    • Honors: High Honors

Honors and Awards

  • "Best of Show" Miami Trade Mart Gift & Decorative Accessories Show (created, manufactured & sold original product throughout U.S. & Canada) product was featured in Miami news media & Gifts and Decorative Accessories Magazine, 1975

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate, Trust Law and Business Law Sections, Member
  • Florida Bar, Sections: Real Property, Business Law, Family Law, Trial Lawyers and Tax Sections, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2000 - 2006
  • Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC, Member, 2002 - Present
  • Republic National Title Insurance Company, Authorized Agent
  • National Association of Realtors, Member, 1973 - Present
  • Florida Association of Realtors, Member, 1973 - Present
  • Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, Member, 1973 - Present
  • Indian Bayou Owners Association, Inc., Board of Directors, 2005 - Present
  • Holiday Isle Improvement Association, Destin, FL, Board of Directors & Chairman, Beautification Committee, 1982 - 1983
  • Downtown Redevelopment Agency, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Board of Directors, 1978 - 1979
  • Downtown Businessman's Assoc., Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Vice-President, 1977 - 1978
  • Downtown Businessman's Assoc., Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Board of Directors & Chairman, Advertising & Promotions Committee, 1976 - 1978
  • First City Bank, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Advisory Board, Board of Directors, 1975 - 1977

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, Special Projects Planner & Assistant to Chief of Comprehensive Planning, 1997 - 1999
  • Real Estate International, Inc., Destin, FL, Realtor, 1987 - 1996
  • Karen K. Ward, Realtor, Destin, FL, Realtor/ Owner, 1985 - 1987
  • Century 21-JBA, Inc., Destin, FL, CEO, President, Broker, 1983 - 1985
  • Benchmark Brokers, Inc., Destin, FL, Vice President, General Manager, Broker, 1980 - 1983
  • A Different Drummer & Carincraft, Inc., Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Owner/Operator, 1974 - 1980
  • Real Estate International, Inc., Destin, FL, Office Manager, Advertising and Promotions Director, 1972 - 1974

Ancillary Businesses

  • Qualifying Broker, RealJoy Properties
  • Active Fla. Lic. Real Estate Broker/Realtor Since 1979
  • Fla. Real Estate Salesman's License (1973)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Phi Theta Kappa