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Scott J. Wortman

Attorney’s Name:

Scott J. Wortman, Esquire
Co-founder, Senior Partner

KW Office:

West Palm Beach, Clearwater

 

Basic Overview:

Scott J. Wortman is a Board Certified Real Estate Attorney and founding partner of the law firm of Korte & Wortman, P.A., and concentrates his area of practice on community association representation, real estate transactions, title transactions, real property disputes, foreclosure, corporate and business law as well as institutional banking. Mr. Wortman served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Marguerite T. Simon, New Jersey Superior Court, Civil Division, and has authored many articles in the Palm Beach Post Residences section on such topics as Short SalesHomeowners Association Law1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges‘As Is’ Contracts and New Construction Contracts. Mr. Wortman is a frequent lecturer throughout Palm Beach County with regard to real estate issues and has been interviewed by major media outlets on various topics including homeowners and condominium association collection strategies and foreclosure related topics. Mr. Wortman has been a special magistrate on behalf of Palm Beach County, Florida regarding property tax appeals and homestead exemption qualification disputes.

Specialties / Certifications / Area of Practice:

  • BOARD CERTIFIED REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Homeowners Association and Condominium Association Law
  • Real Property and Commercial Disputes
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Institutional Banking

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida Bar – 2000
  • New York Bar – 1994
  • New Jersey Bar – 1994
  • Supreme Court United States of America
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Central District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States District of New Jersey

Education:

  • Tufts University – Bachelors in Science – Political Science
  • New York Law School – Juris Doctorate

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • North County Section Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Real Property Trust and Probate Section of Florida Bar