Christopher M. Fear Attorney At Law

Christopher M. Fear - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 863.284.2200
F 863.688.0310
D 863.284.2205
Lakeland One Lake Morton Drive Lakeland, Florida 33801

Chris has a wide variety of business and real estate legal experience, including acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of commercial properties, such as shopping centers, office buildings, subdivisions and mobile home parks; financing, including representation of borrowers and lenders; formation and representation of entities, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and general and limited partnerships; review and preparation of condominium documents; preparation of prospectuses for condominiums and mobile home parks; representation of condominium associations and property owners associations; examination of titles and issuance of title insurance; 1031 exchange transactions; and Title agent for First American Title Insurance Co., Chicago Title Insurance Co., Lawyers Title Insurance Corp., Commonwealth Land Title Co. and Old Republic National Title Insurance Co.

Chris is board certified by The Florida Bar in real estate law.

  • Background

    Chris was born in Toronto, Ontario, and has been a resident of Central Florida since 1957. He has been married to Carol Fear for more than 40 years, has four children and 10 grandchildren and has resided in Lakeland since May 1973.

  • Education
    • Stetson University, B.A. (1969)
    • University of Florida, College of Law, J.D. (1972)
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Board Certified in Real Estate
    • State Bar of California (Inactive)
    • Lakeland Bar Association
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • California
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007, 2010-2012 • Tampa "Top Rated Lawyer," Real Estate, 2013
    • Tampa Top Rated Lawyer, Real Estate, 2013
  • Civic
    • Youth for Christ of Polk County, Board Member; past Chair
    • A Woman’s Choice, Inc., a Medical Program for Women, Board Member; Secretary
    • Leadership Lakeland, Class XXI