Melissa Channing Munchick brings more than 10 years of legal experience to Kurkin Forehand Brandes, with a focus on representing clients with real estate contracts and transactions. She will serve as senior counsel and handle all aspects of property and asset purchase and disposition on behalf of automobile dealerships.
Before joining Kurkin Brandes, Munchick was an associate at a Coral Gables-based law firm primarily serving as outside counsel for real estate developers in the acquisition, development and financing of commercial real estate projects. She also prepared and negotiated commercial leases and management agreements on behalf of developers. Prior to that, she served as Real Estate Counsel for a publically-traded national homebuilding company where she served as analyst for all acquisition, disposition and financing transactions for compliance with the company’s asset acquisition committee and land banking policies. Her background and training for this representation was as counsel for commercial lending institutions and real estate developers with leading Florida law firms.
Munchick is a graduate of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and earned her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, New York. She also earned an LL.M. in Real Estate Development from the University of Miami School of Law in Miami, Florida. She is a member of the Florida Bar, and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and in the District of Columbia.
Member, Florida Bar Association
V-card: Melissa Munchick
18851 NE 29 Ave
Aventura, FL 33180
Real Estate Law
Business Acquisition Law
LL.M., Real Estate Development, University of Miami School of Law, 1998
J.D., Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1996
B.S., Political Science, Tufts University, 1993
Kurkin Forehand Brandes LLP focuses on contract law, election law, franchise law, automobile dealer law, real estate law, business acquisitions, regulatory compliance, government disputes and commercial litigation. Its partners represent the Florida Automobile Dealers Association and regularly conduct compliance seminars for organization members.
18851 N.E. 29th Avenue
Aventura, FL 33180-2808
Phone: (305) 929-8500
Fax: (305) 675-0564
315 S. Calhoun Street, Suite 850
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 391-5060