Chris Hayes

Chris has been a Partner at Killgore Pearlman since 2012. He is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability. He concentrates his transactional practice in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, automotive dealership law, and general corporate matters such as entity formation/governance, asset and stock acquisitions, and contract drafting/negotiation. Chris graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech in 1997. Chris received his MBA and JD from Stetson University College of Law in 2004, where he served as the President of the Business Law Society and as an officer of the Christian Law Society. Chris began his practice in Orlando in 2004 representing residential and commercial developers in complex real estate transactions. He joined Killgore Pearlman as an associate in 2009. Chris is an approved title agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and Stewart Title Guaranty Company.

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Chris Hayes

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AV Peer Review Rated • KPSDS Partner since 2012

• Juris Doctor, Stetson University College of Law, cum laude, 2004
• Masters of Business Administration, Stetson University School of Business Administration, summa cum laude, 2004
• Bachelor of Science in Speech, Northwestern University, 1997

Bar Admissions
• 2010 - California Bar
• 2004 - Florida Bar

Professional Organizations
• Florida Bar Association
• California Bar Association
• Central Florida Real Estate Counsel (CFREC)
• Christian Law Society
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Civic Activities
• Northwestern University Club of Central Florida, President
• Family of Friends, Inc., 501(c)(3) ALF for Mentally Ill Men, President

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