Stuart Jay Levine Shareholder
Stuart Jay Levine is a shareholder in the law firm of Walters Levine Lozano and DeGrave, where he practices in the areas of business law, entertainment law and with an emphasis in construction and commercial disputes.
Stuart has represented individuals and all forms of entities involved in the construction process, in drafting documentation, dispute resolution, negotiations, litigation, mediation and arbitration. Specifically, he has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers on issues relating to construction lien law, payment and performance, mediation, arbitration and litigation matters relating to both public and private projects. Stuart also represents the entertainment industry in contract negotiations and in dispute resolution proceedings.
Stuart has been approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to serve as a speaker for continuing education courses that meet the requirements for all licensed contractors in the State of Florida. He has been admitted to practice law before all local and state courts in the State of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Stuart is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the American Bar Association.
EDUCATION AND SCHOLASTICS
Stuart received dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in economics and philosophy from Hofstra University. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, graduating as a member of the Moot Court Board. He was named a Belkin Scholar for outstanding academic service from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Stuart is an active member and the co-chair of the sponsorship committee of 13 Ugly Men , a nonprofit organization which raises money for local women’s and children’s charities through various events, parties, and entertaining planned activities. Stuart is also a member of the prestigious CEO Counsel of Tampa Bay which is organized for the purpose of helping CEO’s and leaders in Tampa Bay share their ideas and experience with each other to make for a stronger group of local area businesses. Stuart is a Past president of the Police Athletic League of Sarasota County with provides after school activities for underprivileged youth.