Edward P. Canterbury
Stockholder - Fort Myers Office

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Direct Dial: 239.344.1275
Direct Fax: 239.344.1532

Edward is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer. He concentrates his practice in the area of real estate law, including commercial and residential development, acquisitions, finance, survey matters, title insurance and commercial leases. His experience includes representation of developers, builders, governmental agencies, lending institutions, non-profit corporations and national title insurance underwriters. Edward also contributes articles to the firm’s blog, The Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate.

Edward was the Valedictorian of his law class and served as Law Review Associate Editor. While in law school, Edward authored four publications involving constitutional rights, eminent domain and bankruptcy. He is a three time recipient of West Publishing Outstanding Academic Achievement Award and received four American Jurisprudence Book Awards. Edward also served as a federal judicial intern and completed an internship with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

Edward has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” in the field of real estate law ever since 2010. While only 5% of lawyers in the entire State are named to Florida Super Lawyers®, no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list.

Edward is a native of Ohio, and currently resides in Fort Myers. He enjoys skiing, golf and hiking.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Edward currently serves as president of the Southwest Florida Real Estate Council and is a member of the Real Estate Investment Society. He is also a 2009 graduate of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber Leadership class.

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Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., 2002
  • Law Degree: Ohio Northern University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2005
  • Admitted to The Florida Bar 2005

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