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Christa L. Folkers


Christa L. Folkers

Christa is board certified as an expert in real estate.

She works on all aspects of real estate development and transactional matters, with particular emphasis on commercial and residential real estate development and related transactions. Christa represents real estate developers and investors and has created governing documents for numerous residential developments. Christa also handles closings for the purchase and sale of commercial and residential properties.

Christa’s representative experience includes:

  • Representation of commercial and residential developers in the acquisition, development, and sale of large commercial and residential projects
  • Preparation of documents and ongoing counsel for the development of residential subdivisions and condominiums
  • Representation of buyers and sellers in the purchase, sale, and construction of multi-million dollar residences

Christa joined the firm in 2004 immediately upon graduation from law school.


What is Board Certification?

Board certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of competency and experience. Certification recognizes an attorney’s special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. It is designed to help consumers identify specialists in various areas of law. Only 6% of eligible Florida Bar members are board certified. Not all qualified lawyers are certified, but those who are board certified have taken extra steps to have their competence and experience evaluated.

Real Estate Certification

Certified lawyers in real estate law deal with matters relating to real property transactions including, but not limited to real estate conveyances, title searches, property transfers, leases, condominiums and cooperatives, interval ownership, mortgage, zoning and land use planning, real estate development and financing, real estate litigation, and determination of property rights.


  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law, Stetson Merit Scholar; Cum Laude; Stetson Law Review, Articles & Symposia Editor
  • B.S.Acc., University of Florida, Florida Academic Scholar; With Honors



  • Bar

    • Florida, Board Certified in Real Estate by The Florida Bar


  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010



  • LWR Gymnastics Parents Club, Inc., Past Board Member
  • Sarasota County Bar Association Real Estate Section, Past Co-Chair
  • Leadership Manatee, 2010
  • Junior League of Manatee, Past Member
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