Sarah E. Spector

Shareholder
Fort Myers
2320 First Street
Suite 1000
Fort Myers, FL 33901
P 239.338.4213
F 239.337.0970
P 239.338.4213 | F 239.337.0970

Overview

As a Shareholder in our Real Estate, Banking & Finance practice group, Ms. Spector represents clients in zoning and land use matters, including environmental resource and water use permitting, local and state code compliance, and private and government agreement drafting and negotiation. As a Board Certified Specialist in Condominium and Planned Development Law, Ms. Spector also represents condominium, cooperative, and homeowners’ association clients with the management and operational aspects of governing their communities as well as zoning and land use matters. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced community association, land use, zoning, and real estate law, working closely with federal, state, and municipal agencies.

Services

Industries

Education

  1. Florida State University College of Law, J.D.
  2. Florida State University, B.S., Criminology
  3. Florida State University, B.S., Psychology

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

Recognitions

  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2010 Rising Star
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2016 Outstanding Chapter (Lee County Association for Women Lawyers)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Urban Land Institute, Southwest Florida, Member
  • Community Associations Institute, South Gulf Coast Chapter, President (2018), Board Member (2013-present)
  • Lee County Association for Women Lawyers, Past President (2015-2016)
  • Lee County Bar Association
    • Co-chair, Land Use & Governmental Law section (2018)
Community Affiliations
  • Babcock Neighborhood School Governing Board, Vice President (2017-present)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency for Additional 60 Days (Nov 5, 2020)
    Florida Governor Extends Mortgage Foreclosure and Eviction Relief until Oct. 1 (Sep 1, 2020)
    Florida Governor Extends, With Conditions, State’s Moratorium on Mortgage Foreclosures and Evictions Relief (Jul 30, 2020)
    Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency for 60 Days (Jul 7, 2020)
    Florida Adopts Legislation to Limit Abuse of Fair Housing Act Relative to Emotional Support Animals (Jul 1, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    Board Certification Class (HOA & Condo) - Roetzel Community Association Webinar (June 2020)
    “An Introduction to Land Use Approvals & Appeals” - Kimley-Horn, Fort Myers, Florida (2018)
  3. Firm News
    Sarah Spector to Co-Chair Lee County Bar Association's Land Use and Governmental Law Section (Aug 9, 2018)
    Roetzel Attorneys Spector and Lupo Earn Florida Bar Board Certifications (Jun 11, 2018)
    Sarah Spector Assumes Role as President of the South Gulf Coast Chapter of CAI (Dec 20, 2017)
    Sarah Spector Joins Roetzel's Real Estate Law Practice (May 18, 2017)

Overview

As a Shareholder in our Real Estate, Banking & Finance practice group, Ms. Spector represents clients in zoning and land use matters, including environmental resource and water use permitting, local and state code compliance, and private and government agreement drafting and negotiation. As a Board Certified Specialist in Condominium and Planned Development Law, Ms. Spector also represents condominium, cooperative, and homeowners’ association clients with the management and operational aspects of governing their communities as well as zoning and land use matters. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced community association, land use, zoning, and real estate law, working closely with federal, state, and municipal agencies.

Education

  1. Florida State University College of Law, J.D.
  2. Florida State University, B.S., Criminology
  3. Florida State University, B.S., Psychology

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

Recognitions

  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2010 Rising Star
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2016 Outstanding Chapter (Lee County Association for Women Lawyers)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Urban Land Institute, Southwest Florida, Member
  • Community Associations Institute, South Gulf Coast Chapter, President (2018), Board Member (2013-present)
  • Lee County Association for Women Lawyers, Past President (2015-2016)
  • Lee County Bar Association
    • Co-chair, Land Use & Governmental Law section (2018)
Community Affiliations
  • Babcock Neighborhood School Governing Board, Vice President (2017-present)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency for Additional 60 Days (Nov 5, 2020)
    Florida Governor Extends Mortgage Foreclosure and Eviction Relief until Oct. 1 (Sep 1, 2020)
    Florida Governor Extends, With Conditions, State’s Moratorium on Mortgage Foreclosures and Evictions Relief (Jul 30, 2020)
    Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency for 60 Days (Jul 7, 2020)
    Florida Adopts Legislation to Limit Abuse of Fair Housing Act Relative to Emotional Support Animals (Jul 1, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    Board Certification Class (HOA & Condo) - Roetzel Community Association Webinar (June 2020)
    “An Introduction to Land Use Approvals & Appeals” - Kimley-Horn, Fort Myers, Florida (2018)
  3. Firm News
    Sarah Spector to Co-Chair Lee County Bar Association's Land Use and Governmental Law Section (Aug 9, 2018)
    Roetzel Attorneys Spector and Lupo Earn Florida Bar Board Certifications (Jun 11, 2018)
    Sarah Spector Assumes Role as President of the South Gulf Coast Chapter of CAI (Dec 20, 2017)
    Sarah Spector Joins Roetzel's Real Estate Law Practice (May 18, 2017)