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  • Attorney Ashley Rogers is now a Certified Circuit Mediator

    Chesser & Barr, P.A. is proud to announce Attorney Ashley Rogers is now a Certified Circuit Mediator. Attorney Rogers is a shareholder of the firm and holds many other accomplishments. To read more visit Attorney Rogers profile page by clicking here .
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  • A Lawyers' Invitation

    The lawyers in Okaloosa and Walton Counties who practice real estate law are coming together to form a Real Estate Council. The first meeting of that council will occur on April 11 at 10:30 am in the Fort Walton Beach offices of the Board of Realtors, 10 Hollywood Blvd SE. At 11:00 on that morning, attorney Melissa Murphy from Orlando will talk to the group about cyber security and cybercrime, a ...
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  • Attorney Ashley Rogers Receives 850 Magazine Pinnacle Award

    Chesser & Barr, P.A. is proud to announce that Attorney Ashley B. Rogers has been selected by 850 Business Magazine as a Pinnacle Award honoree. Each year, the publication awards the accolade to 10 women in Northwest Florida who have "distinguished themselves in business and as community leaders." The Pinnacle Awards are presented by 850—The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida and are sponsored ...
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  • Attorney Mike Chesser Secures $1.2 Million Settlement

    Attorney Mike Chesser helped his client, an ex-policeman, reach a $1.2 million settlement after being unjustly fired by the mayor of Valparaiso. According to an article in The Bay Beacon, the suit was originally filed in 2011 by Attorney Chesser’s client, who was dismissed as police captain after voicing complaints regarding municipal code-enforcement practices. A majority of the settlement was ...
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  • Chesser & Barr, P.A. Receives 2015 Fund President's Circle Award

    The Attorney’s Title Fund Services, LLC recently awarded Chesser & Barr, P.A. with the 2015 Fund President’s Circle Award, recognizing the firm’s outstanding commitment to the real estate practice. The Fund President’s Circle is made up of leaders in the legal profession who are in the highest echelons of excellence and merit. Firms who are selected as members of this prestigious association ...
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  • Attorney J. Michael Hamby Gives Back with Healthy Start Coalition

    In addition to the numerous ways Chesser & Barr, P.A. gives back to the community, one of the firm’s very own is giving back to soon-to-be mothers and their families. As Chairperson of Okaloosa-Walton Counties’ Healthy Start Coalition, Attorney J. Michael Hamby of Chesser & Barr, P.A. helps to provide education, resources, and psychosocial support for mothers and their families. The coalition is ...
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  • Chesser & Barr, P.A. Receives 2016 Legal Elite Award

    Chesser & Barr, P.A. is a recipient of Corp America’s 2016 Legal Elite Award for “Best Real Estate Litigation Firm.” This distinct honor is awarded to firms, teams, and highly respected attorneys who showcase unwavering commitment to the field. Corp America is a leading magazine in the U.S. business market industry with over 254,000 subscribers and its readers include CEOs, partners, litigators, ...
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  • Chesser & Bar, P.A. Sponsors Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting

    Chesser & Barr, P.A. was proud to sponsor the breakfast meeting of the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce this month. We were also glad to welcome co-sponsor Old South Land Title Crestview, which has served as a trusted land and title firm in Okaloosa County since 1987. Our work with the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce is part of our firm's commitment to our historic city. For 38 years, our ...
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  • A Christmas Wish

    For years I have written this article intending that it be helpful and readable. The few comments I receive convinces me that I often miss on one or both intentions. I hope this article is readable, but because of the subject, I’ve given up on helpful. It recites only my dismay at what we’ve done in business and real estate. The generation that included my parents never forgot the great ...
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  • Chasing Our Tails

    We desperately need a western by-pass around Crestview. Notice I say “we”. I don’t live in Crestview, but I pass through, and I do business there. And all of us do tourist things in Destin, and real estate things, homebuilder things, and Chamber of Commerce things all over the County. Ever wonder the worst part of the trip from Birmingham to Destin? The roads are open all the way, except around ...
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  • Not all the fraud comes from Wall Street

    I believe some on Wall Street knew very early that they were about to get filthy rich at the expense of the entire planet. They also figured out how to get bailed out for their efforts, and how to keep their bonuses. But that’s only the beginning. Now the rest of the world seems to believe that because they could do that so blissfully, the rest of us should too. Real estate purchasers who borrowed ...
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