The Law Office of Pamela Jo Hatley

Pamela Jo Hatley has spent most of her life in Florida. She has a deep respect and appreciation for the state, its landscape, and its people. In her legal practice, Pamela helps Floridians navigate the complex local, state, and federal laws dealing with every aspect of real estate, land use, and the environment. As an attorney, Pamela is committed to professionalism and providing the highest-quality legal service, while being mindful of her clients’ needs and costs.

Pamela represents Florida property owners, business owners, homeowners and condominium associations, civic associations, and citizen organizations in matters related to their legal concerns regarding all aspects of real property. Pamela handles matters arising from competing property rights, and the intersection of property rights with land use and environmental regulation. 

In representing condominium and homeowners associations, Pamela recognizes that these are unique entities with characteristics and responsibilities resembling both small businesses and local governments. They are also highly regulated corporations operated by neighbors who share an interest in the success of their communities, the security of their families, and the preservation of their property rights. As a result, condominium and homeowners associations experience conflicts and difficulties that require skillful and reasonable management, together with a thorough understanding of the laws governing these entities. Recognizing this, Pamela assists her association clients to identify flexible and alternative ways to operate within the constraints of their governing documents and the law, to the benefit of their members and their community.

With a background in banking and a doctorate in Geography and Environmental Science and Policy, in addition to her legal education and experience, Pamela Jo Hatley is uniquely qualified to understand and assist with a broad scope of matters relating to Florida real estate, land use, and environmental law.

The firm's practice is dedicated to: 

  • Real Estate Disputes and Litigation, including eviction and ejectment actions, quiet title and partition actions, mortgage and lien foreclosures, property boundary disputes, easements and use rights, riparian and littoral rights, homeowners' associations and condominium association disputes.
  • Real Estate Transactions, including residential and commercial property sales, drafting and reviewing real estate sale and purchase documents, real estate closings, title insurance, private mortgage lending, and commercial and residential leases.
  • Land Use and Environmental Issues, including zoning, permitting, special use, and variance processes, community-based planning, and sustainable development.
  • Mediation, an alternative dispute resolution process in which a neutral professional assists the parties in identifying their mutual interests and concerns, and crafting a resolution they can live with. 

We invite you to explore the firm's website to learn more about Pamela Jo Hatley, the firm, and the services we provide, and to contact us at (813) 978-1480 or info@pamelajohatley.com to schedule a consultation. We look forward to working with you.

About Pamela Jo

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A lifelong Southerner, attorney Pamela Jo Hatley grew up on a family farm in rural north Alabama and has lived in Hillsborough County, Florida, since 1982. Early in her career, she entered the banking industry, and became fascinated with mortgage len…

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