attorneys At Law
David Mesnekoff, P.A.

David Mesnekoff

Curriculum Vitae

Degrees and Certifications
Board Certified in Real Estate by The Florida Bar

Certified Circuit Court Mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida

Certified Appellate Mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida

Residential Foreclosure Mediator for the Collins Center for Public Policy

Residential Foreclosure Mediator for the American Arbitration Association

Residential Foreclosure Mediator for the Oasis Alliance Corp.
Admitted to The Florida Bar 1969
JD University of Miami, 1969
BBA University of Miami, 1965

Employment
2007 – present Attorney, David Mesnekoff, P.A.

1989 – 2007 Legal Education Representative, Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, Inc. (“The Fund”). Prepared Continuing Legal Education seminars, delivering over 1500 presentations.
1978 – 1989 Partner, Cutler and Mesnekoff, P.A. Founded and served as general counsel to a national bank. Represented private and institutional lenders, real estate developers, and residential property buyers and sellers.
1973 – 1978 Associate, Harris and Sirkin, P.A.
1971 – 1973 House Counsel, MGIC-Janis Properties, Inc.
1969 – 1971 Associate, Rosen & Rivkind

 

Teaching experience
2009 – present Adjunct professor on the faculty of Florida International University College of Law. Teach Real Estate Transactions course.

2005 - present Adjunct professor on the faculty of the University of Miami School of Law. Teach the Title Insurance course. This is part of the curriculum for the Masters of Law in Real Property Development degree.

1994 Adjunct professor on the faculty of the University of Miami School of Law,  instructed on title searches, surveys and closings. This was part of the curriculum for the Masters of Law in Real Property Development degree.

2005 Presented “Surveys, FF9: What Are They Good For?” at The Fund Affiliate Assembly.
2003 Presented “Foreclosures – The Language, The Concepts, The Law” at The Fund Affiliate Assembly.
2001 and 2002 Presented the “Closings” section of the Florida Bar Real Estate Certification Review Course.

2002 Presented “Water Rights – Not Over Your Head” at The Fund Affiliate Assembly.
2001 Presented “It’s The Lease You Can Do” at The Fund Affiliate Assembly.

Seminar manuals and presentations for The Fund

Claims Avoidance Seminar; Closing Preparation Course; Closing Preparation Seminar; Closing Statement Workshop; Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Commitment and Policy Workshop; Commitment Fundamentals and More; Endorsements, Coverages and Checklists; Focus on Surveys; Income Property Leases; Leases and Environmental Law; Leases, Environmental Law and Trusts; Real Property Closings 1; Real Property Closings 2; Real Property Transactions; Title Examination Workshop; Residential Mortgage Closings; Underwriting Seminar Intermediate; Water Rights and Wrongs; What’s Up Docs

 

Seminar Manuals and presentations for Lorman Education Services

2008  Pesky Plat Problems

2007  Deletion of the Standard Exceptions; Title Policy Exclusions; Common Title Policy Endorsements

 

Articles
2003 Co-author with James Knox, Esq., of The Construction Lien Paradigms, presented at the annual Fund Assembly in May, 2003.
1992 Co-author with Milton Hirsch, Esq., of “Forfeiture - Of Due Process And Yogi Berra”. Appeared in the August 1992 edition of The Champion.

Florida Bar and Related Activities
2007 - 2009 Member – Florida Supreme Court’s Bar Admissions Committee 
1973 - present Member -Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section Member – Environmental and Land Use Law Section
1975-1989 Member - Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, Inc. Dade County Advisory Board