Email Bridget M. Friedman, Esq. at bfriedman@ff-attorneys.com

Bridget M. Friedman, Esq. is a shareholder whose legal practice is devoted to real estate (both transactional and litigation), banking, estate planning, including trusts, probate, and business law. She often focuses on disputes involving property boundaries, access issues, easements, quieting title, commercial leases, and real estate and business contracts. Ms. Friedman regularly represents title insurance companies, national and state banks, and owners and managers of shopping centers, and has appeared before trial and appellate courts around the state.

Ms. Friedman is a former adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida where she taught legal writing. She formerly served as Chief Advisor to a commissioner at the Florida Public Service Commission.

She graduated with honors from Santa Fe Community College, the University of Florida, and from the Florida State College of Law. Additional studies include time at the University of Stendahl-Grenoble, France where she studied French Language and Culture.

Ms. Friedman was admitted to The Florida Bar in 2006. She is also a member of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, and was selected as one of four Fellows for 2015-2017. She is also a Fellow in the Florida Bar’s William Reese Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy for 2015-2016. Other memberships include the Florida Land Title Association, and Community Leaders and Elected Officials, and Private Business Association of Seminole. She is a former Board of Director for Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County and Greater Apopka, FL, Inc., and she is a graduate of the Leadership Seminole class of 2011.

In her spare time, Ms. Friedman enjoys riding her motorcycle on the back roads of Florida’s Scenic Highways.

Areas of Practice: Real Estate (transactional and litigation), Business Law and Litigation, Utilities Law, Probate, and Estate Planning

Education: B.A., with honors, University of Florida, 1997; J.D., with honors, Florida State University, College of Law, 2005


Email Martin S. Friedman, Esq. at mfriedman@ff-attorneys.com

Martin S. Friedman, Esq.

Martin S. Friedman, Esq. is a shareholder whose litigation and transactional practice is devoted to real estate, utility and business issues. He often focuses on disputes involving property boundaries, access issues, easements, quieting title, commercial leases, and real estate and business contracts. Mr. Friedman is lead counsel for utility clients of all sizes before the Florida Public Commission and has been doing so for over 35 years, making him the most experienced attorney in Florida in representing water and wastewater utilities before the Florida Public Service Commission. He also represents utilities before other state and federal agencies and in their dealings with developers and city and county governments. He appears statewide before trial and appellate courts, as well as administrative agencies.

Mr. Friedman is a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Florida where he handled local government, consumer and environmental issues, ultimately being promoted to chief of the General Litigation Section. Mr. Friedman is authorized to write title insurance for First American Title Insurance Company and has been lead real estate counsel on more than 120 utility transactions totaling more than $3 billion. He has also guest lectured a seminar for the National Business Institute entitled “Mastering Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance in Florida.”

Education
• Florida State University, B.A. 1972
• Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1975

Admitted
• The Florida Bar – 1975

Professional Certifications, Memberships and Activities
• The Florida Bar
• Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust, Administrative Law, and Business Law Sections of the Florida Bar
• Member of the American Land Title Association Legal Division, and the Florida Land Title Association.
• Member of the Florida Rural Water Association


Email Beth K. Roland, Esq. at broland@ff-attorneys.com.

Beth Kathryn Roland is a shareholder with Friedman & Friedman P.A. and practices in the areas of probate, trust administration, guardianship, estate planning and Medicaid. Ms. Roland works closely with clients to help give peace of mind by counseling them on ways to protect their assets and plan for their future, helping them attain legal authority to make medical and financial decisions for an incapacitated family member or friend, and by guiding them through the process of probate and/or trust administration upon the death of a loved one.

Ms. Roland earned her Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Sweet Briar College. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the Florida State Guardianship Association, the Seminole County Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association and the Seminole Health and Human Services Network. She has served as a court appointed Court Monitor in guardianship proceedings, and has experience serving as a Qualified Guardian Ad Litem and as a volunteer for the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA). She has authored articles and publications on the topics of estate planning, probate and guardianship and has served as a speaker on various areas of Elder Law for the National Business Institute’s Continuing Legal Education Program and for the Florida State Guardianship Association.

Ms. Roland is a certified volunteer for the Girl Scouts of Citrus Counsel.  She and her family also volunteer their time at multiple animal rescue organizations.

Areas of Practice: Probate, Guardianship, Medicaid, Trust Administration, Estate Planning