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Matt Palentchar’s Life in the Law

Matthew Palentchar

Matt Palentchar’s current firm, Matthew G. Palentchar, PLLC in St. Petersburg, Florida, specializes in real estate transactions and property law As such, he routinely represents lenders, purchasers and sellers in many types of complex commercial transactions. That isn’t all he does, however; his full-service firm also performs more routine real estate work, such as title searches, title exams, and issuing title insurance for residential and commercial closings.

The fact of the matter is, because of his experience, Matthew Palentchar can perform virtually any legal task and do it better than most other attorneys. However, he is not all about the law. He lives in St. Petersburg with his wife and their dogs and he also proudly tries to give back to the community when he can. Besides being a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, he spends what free time he has as a volunteer for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), where he serves as a court appointed Guardian Ad Litum for disadvantaged children. In short, Matt likes to help out in any way he can.

Matt Palentchar Can Represent You in Real Estate

When Matthew Palentchar grew up in Colonia, NJ playing sports with his friends, he had no inkling that he would one day be a prominent Florida real estate lawyer, but now, he has more than a dozen years’ experience in that area of the law. It was a long journey. Following high school, Matt earned a B.A. in political science from Rutgers University-New Brunswick before he received a scholarship to attend Ohio Northern University, where he earned his law degree.

After law school, Matthew moved to Florida and passed the bar exam in 2004. He began practicing with a general practice law firm in Naples, where he did almost everything, but he tired of that in a short time and he decided to go off on his own to found and run Matthew G. Palentchar, Esq., P.A., which he ran until 2010, when personal issues, including a serious illness forced him to leave Florida for a time. He was back soon after, however, and formed Matthew G. Palentchar, PLLC, a real estate transactional firm in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he lives with his wife and his two dogs.

Attorney Matt Palentchar Profile

Following his successful completion of the bar exam in 2004, Matt Palentchar began his law career with a general practice law firm in Naples, Florida, where he practiced in a number of legal areas, such as real estate, estate planning, civil, criminal and business law. However, he tired of life in that type of firm and went off on his own, running Matthew G. Palentchar, Esq., P.A. until about 2010, when a life threatening illness and personal issues caused him to leave Florida for a time.

One thing that can be said about Matt Palentchar is that he is tough. He worked through everything and soon became well again. He also overcame those personal problems and decided to return to Florida, feeling more determined and better than ever. More focused on his legal career, he formed Matthew G. Palentchar, PLLC in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he now lives with his wife Heather and their two dogs.

Matt Palenchar’s current firm features a far more specific focus on real estate transactions and property law, which means he has ably represented hundreds of lenders, purchasers and sellers in complex commercial transactions. However, he hasn’t given up on the smaller, more run-of-the-mill real estate work in the process, which means he also performs tasks such as title searches, title exams, and issuing title insurance for residential and commercial closings. He can perform any task and do it better than most other lawyers. He also is more focused on his community. In addition to being a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, he spends his free time volunteering for CASA as a court appointed Guardian Ad Litum for disadvantaged children and helping out wherever he can.

Matthew Palentchar – The Beginning

Originally a New Jersey native, Matthew Palentchar has always had a love for life. He grew up playing baseball, basketball, football and soccer both in established leagues as well as simply for fun. After graduating from High School, Matthew Palentchar attended Rutgers University – New Brunswick where he earned his Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science. Political Science was a good choice in major for him as it helped him to understand how the world worked which would be valuable in any field he went into. After finishing there, he went to Ohio Northern University under an all expenses paid scholarship and earned his Juris Doctorate. From there, he moved to Florida, passed the bar exam and went straight to work.
Matthew Palentchar started practicing law in 2004 in Fort Myers, FL in order to learn the ropes and he worked at that firm for a year, and shortly after that set out to start his own business, “Matthew G. Palentchar, Esq. P.A. During that time, he learned many different legal skills emphasizing in real estate, corporate transactions, probate, simple estate planning, and small business law. All of these areas were of importance to any business and interested Matthew Palentchar because he loved business. After establishing himself there, he then went on to start his current business, “Matthew G. Palentchar, PLLC located in Saint Petersburg, FL.