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Michael P. Lehnert


Michael is a partner in the firm who concentrates his practice in the area of real estate law, including assisting property owners, lenders, and developers with commercial and residential development, acquisition, financing, title, and leasing.

Michael’s experience includes representation of a multi-state developer in the development, financing, leasing and sale of over 100 stores and representation of a lending institution in transactions totaling over $30 million in financing. He is also certified to close United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) 504 Loans.

Michael has been named a “Top Lawyer” by Naples Illustrated in 2021 and a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers® in 2020-2022 for his work in the field of real estate law.

Michael graduated from Bishop Verot High School and currently resides in Fort Myers. When not working, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Leah, and their two children.

Michael serves as the Immediate Past Chair of the Lee County Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast and President of the Southwest Florida Real Estate Council. He is also a member of the Real Estate Investment Society.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate

Admitted to Practice

  • The Florida Bar


  • University of Florida, B.S.
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.

Bar and Professional Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Real Estate Investment Society
  • Southwest Florida Real Estate Council, President

Community Service

  • Lee County Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast, Chair

Awards & Recognition

  • Florida Super Lawyers, “Rising Starin the Real Estate Edition, 2020-2022
  • Naples Illustrated Top Lawyer, 2021