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Here is the CV-Resume of Larry Lowenthal, a real estate expert witness who is retained for lawsuits wherein real estate brokers are charged with malpractice, failure to disclose, negligence, dishonesty, deceptive conduct, violations of Florida statutes and the Realtor Code of Ethics.  Depending upon the facts and the law, Larry works for plaintiffs and defendants, and testifies at depositions and trials.  Click HERE for the PDF version.

Larry Lowenthal's CV / Resume 

  • Retained as an expert witness for dozens of lawsuits involving real estate brokers, with nearly equal numbers of plaintiffs and defendants.

  • Earned a degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.

  • Obtained a Florida real estate broker's license in 1978.

  • Realtor at C21- Rose Realty West in Cooper City.

  • Hundreds of closed transactions, close to two thousand customers served.

  • Guest Author of articles relating to Realtor Ethics on About.com,
    Go to: 
    http://realestate.about.com/b/a/000154.htm

  • Hundreds of hours of continuing education covering Florida law, ethics, commercial real estate, relocation issues, commercial leasing, fair
    housing, and financing.
     

Realtor-related activities

  • Member, Professional Standards Committee, sitting on ethics and arbitration
    hearing panels, which act as judge and jury.  All Board arbitrations decide procuring
    cause:  who earned a commission. (8 years)

  • Past Member, Chair, Grievance Committee, examining and analyzing over 250 ethics
    complaints and arbitration requests (like a grand juror).  (Member at least 12 years.) 

  • Past Member, Professional Standards Forum, Florida Association of Realtors, in 2007
    and appointed again for 2015 calendar year.

  • Persuaded National Association of Realtors that false advertising about properties
    in MLS should be considered unethical, resulting in added Interpretation
    “Case #2-19: Deceptive MLS Information”.

  • Former Member, Government Affairs Committee

  • Past Chair, MLS Committee (Multiple Listing Service).

  • Past co-vice-chair, Communications Committee.

  • Former member, Standard Forms Committee, creating forms and contracts for
    use in transactions

  • Nominated for 2007 "Realtor of the Year" award

  • Conducted a "How to become a better writer" class for Realtors.

Additional background

  • Vision Broward, member of the Creative Industries Task Force, 2003-2004 and co-sub
    chair of the “Image” subcommittee.
     This was a project sponsored by the Broward
    County Commission

  • Judge for 2004 Silver Knight Awards (music performance category)

  • Past president, vice-president, director of the Rock Creek Homeowners’ Association,  
    Over 1,800 families in Cooper City, 1990-2000. 

  • Former Member of Supervisory & Marketing Committees,  Realtors’ Professional Credit Union.

  • Guest columnist on homeowner association issues,  Miami Herald (compensated).

  • Former Adjunct Professor at Broward College teaching Business Writing to non-native English speakers (five years).

  • Member of the University of Chicago's Alumni Schools Committee, evaluating local
    students who apply to the University and request a local, South Florida interview.

  • Former president, director, trustee of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Advertising Federation.

Prior Community experience & recognition includes:

   -Chairman of the Cooper City Appearance Board.
   -Member, Board of Directors, Better Business Bureau.
   -Member, Superintendent's Committee On Public Education
  --Guest lecturer, Broward College.
   -Community Professor at Nova University, teaching Economics
   -Nominated by Judge Mort Abrams (dec.) for Silver Medal, Broward Bar Assoc. 
   -Winner of Silver Medal, American Advertising Federation (Broward Chapter)  

Personal

Married to Jan, who retired as a school psychologist. We live with our cat in our house on the lake in Cooper City, Florida.  Our son and his growing family live in Chicago.

 
Shazam and Zorro, heroic cats

 

Larry & grandson Aiden sitting for a portrait. 
 


Granddaughter Sonya Rose models her new plaid skirt.

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11565 N. Quayside Drive, Cooper City, Florida 33026
                                In Broward County:  southwest of Fort Lauderdale and northwest of Miami.

                      
Working with Defendants, Plaintiffs, and their Attorneys since 2003.

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