Passionately representing clients in all aspects of Real Estate, Corporate Structures and Asset Protection.
LAW OFFICES OF LESLIE CIMADEVILLA, P.A.
Residential and commercial closing and title services through sister company, Worldwide Title (link for when I create a website for Worldwide Title, Escrow & Closing Services, LLC)
Evictions – Zealous representation in Landlord Evictions
Foreclosure proceedings – Experienced representation in private investor foreclosure actions as well as residential and commercial foreclosure defense
Preparation of real estate documents such as deeds, contracts, leases, seller financing and loan documents
Buyer and Seller Representation in the negotiation of contracts and preparation of conveyance documents
Escrow disputes on cancelled transactions
Negotiation of Short Sales
Property due diligence including review and analysis of title and encumbrance reports
Preparation of opinion letters
Private property management
Foreclosure and short sale negotiation services
Preparation of Leases, Contracts, Loan documents, Resolutions and Assignments
Living Wills and Last Wills and Testaments, Health Care Surrogacies, Powers of Attorneys,
Asset protection and conveyance documents
Preparation of Matrimonial agreements such as prenuptials and postnuptial agreements
Preparation of Marital Settlement Agreements and Property Distribution Agreements
Name change petitions for all including the LGBTQ community and gender changes
BUSINESS LAW & CONTRACTS
Business consulting for startup and seasoned companies
Preparation of partnership and operating agreement
State and local compliance for corporate entity and licensing
Registered Agent services
Accessibility, quality and personalized client service. That is exactly what you will experience with our legal team. Planning your next move, your next home, your next investment and protecting your assets long-term require both sensitivity and creativity in addition to legal experience and skill. Our mission is to navigate you through your legal matter despite any and all complexities that may arise. With 2 decades of experience, our team is equipped with all the resources to achieve your goals. We also believe that education is fundamental to our referral sources and as such ensure that our clients are well versed in all their options. As Mark Twain stated, "[w]ork consists of whatever a body is 'obliged' to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do". At the Law Offices of Leslie Cimadevilla, P.A., you are not just our obligation, you are our privilege to serve.
"Always be present in your work ethic and ALWAYS SHOW UP! You never know what opportunity is awaiting you!"
- Leslie Cimadevilla, Esq.
Meet the Attorney
Leslie Cimadevilla, Esquire
Leslie Cimadevilla, Esquire is the Principal and Managing Attorney of The Law Office of Leslie Cimadevilla, P.A. and Worldwide Title, Escrow and Closing Services, LLC. A South Florida bilingual native, her principal office is conveniently located in Davie, the heart of South Florida as well as physical offices throughout the Treasure Coast. Ms. Cimadevilla proudly also provides safe closing services from Monroe County through the Panhandle.
She graduated from St. Thomas University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a specialization in Latin American Affairs, as well as a Minor in Communication Arts in 1996. After spending some time at the United States Department of State as Consular Officer for Child Services, she moved from Washington D.C. back to her native State of Florida where she received her Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law where she excelled and received extensive recognition, including The Florida Association of Trial Lawyers Student Award and the Tonya Young Scholarship for Best Writing and Oralist skills. Ms. Cimadevilla also interned for the Honorable Jose Rodriguez 17th Circuit and was responsible for developing the Truancy Pilot, was President of the Hispanic Association of Law Students, and actively participated in achieving national recognition for the law school while clerking for the prestigious worker's compensation firm of Moreland and Moreland, P.A in Orlando, Florida.
When Ms. Cimadevilla returned to her native South Florida after graduation, she was a founding member of the premiere Coral Gables Title, LLC until the real estate market crash. Therefore, Ms. Cimadevilla entered the world of foreclosure and has zealously represented investors, servicers, national mortgage lenders, financial institutions and private lenders throughout Florida handling residential and commercial foreclosures since 2007. She has litigated and mediated thousands of foreclosure cases, said experience now assists her in aggressively defending foreclosed homeowners and business owners in court in addition to exploring all loss mitigation alternatives. Additionally, she handles all aspects of residential and commercial real estate, including closings, title examinations, escrow services, transactional negotiations, foreclosure and loss mitigation, including short sale negotiations, loan workouts and deeds-in-lieu, contract disputes, preparation of agreements including loan documents and leases. She also handles foreign investors, works with 1031 agents and handles simultaneous transactions and complex structures
Ms. Cimadevilla is a licensed member of the Florida Bar and was admitted to practice in 2003. She underwrites title through WFG and is a member of Broward’s Real Estate Council, Broward County Bar Association, and Plantation Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Cimadevilla also devotes much of her time to several charitable organizations including Broward County Partnership Coalition for the Homeless, Broward County's Women in Distress and Florida's Initiative for Suicide Prevention. Mother of a beautiful little girl, she tirelessly attempts to stress the importance of a healthy balance of work and motherhood.
Meet The Team
Ms. Tameka Funchess-Ateba has over 17 years in title, closing and lending services. She has been serving the agents, lenders and clients of Law Offices of Leslie Cimadevilla, P.A. and Worldwide Title, Escrow and Closing Services, LLC for over 2 years. Experienced in both the lending and title industries, Ms. Funchess-Ateba is able to resolve complex matters and treats each file as it were her own transaction.
Ms. Acosta is a New Jersey native residing in South Florida. Raised bilingual (English and Spanish speaker), she is able to cater to South Florida's culturally diverse market. She diligently serves our clients in all probate, real estate, foreclosure defense, evictions and short sale processes. She is also a licensed realtor specializing in residential and commercial properties and thereby is able to provide zealous representation to our clients and investors with contracts and leases as well as a Notary Public. Ms. Acosta is dedicated and works effortlessly to ensure that all your needs are not only acheived but exceeded!