Daniel G. Drake

403 N. Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-280-1256
Fax: 813-251-8715
Email: dan@lieserskaff.com

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Education:
  • J.D., with honors, Stetson University College of Law, 1995
  • B.A., summa cum laude, St. Leo University, 1992
    • Co-valedictorian
Admitted to Practice:
  • Florida, 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Published Opinions:
  • 1321 Whitfield, LLC v. Silverman, 67 So. 3d 435 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011)
Speaking  Engagement/ Presentations:
  • Legal Aspects of Evictions Based Upon Criminal Conduct, Hillsborough County
  • Sheriff’s Office’s Crime Free Multi-Housing Program, June 2015
  • Legal Aspects of Evictions Based Upon Criminal Conduct, Tampa Police
  • Department’s Crime Free Multi-Housing Program, April 2015
  • Proper Preparation of an Eviction Case, Aspen Square Management, Sep. 2014
  • Landlord’s Remedies Under Fla. Law, Greater Tampa Assoc. of Realtors, Sep. 2014
  • Residential Landlord-Tenant Law, Lorman Education Services, July 2014 (Sarasota)
  • Residential Landlord-Tenant Law, Lorman Education Services, 2014 July (Tampa)
  • Fair Housing for Landlords, Hallmark Management Company, 2014
  • Steps to Eviction, Greater Pinellas Real Estate Investors, 2013
  • Fair Housing for Landlords, Hallmark Management Company, Feb. 2013
  • Fair Housing for Landlords, Hallmark Management Company, Feb. 2012
  • Important Landlord Notices, Pinnacle Property Group, 2012
  • ADA and Fair Housing, Concord Management, 2010
  • Fair Housing for Landlords, PMP Company, 2010
  • General Landlord-Tenant Law, CNC Investment Corporation, 2010
  • Fair Housing for Landlords, Concord Management, 2009
  • Landlord and Tenant Law In Florida, Lorman Education Services, 2007
  • Commercial Leasing, Lorman Education Services, 2007
  • Landlord and Tenant Law In Florida, Lorman Education Services, 2006
  • Landlord and Tenant Law In Florida, Lorman Education Services, 2005
  • Landlord-Tenant Basics, Concord Management, 2005
  • Landlord-Tenant Basics, Bay Area Apartment Association, 2003
  • Certified Apartment Manager Training, Bay Area Apartment Association, 2001

Daniel  G. Drake has been practicing law for 22 years and concentrates his practice on the representation of commercial landlords, residential property managers, real estate management companies and apartment communities all over Florida.

He is a former police officer with the St. Petersburg Police Department where he served as a Detective and member of the SWAT team.

Dan left the Department after ten years to further his passion for the law and attend law school at Stetson University College of Law. At top ranked Stetson, Dan was a member of the Law Review and graduated with honors.

After law school, Dan worked at the full-service, statewide firm of  Wicker Smith, before opening his own successful law practice.

Dan has extensive experience in both transnational work and real estate and business litigation.