Maia concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, lender representation, commercial leasing and secured transactions. She has experience drafting and negotiating purchase and sale documents, leases, and financing documents, and takes a practical and goal-oriented approach to resolving complex issues related to the acquisition, development, financing and sale of real estate. Maia also frequently consults with other practice areas of the firm, providing her assistance in document preparation and experience in addressing a wide range of real property issues. Prior to joining the firm, Maia served as law clerk for the Honorable Stephen D. Hill, Kansas Court of Appeals.
State of Kansas, 2002
State of Florida, 2003
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2010
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2010
J.D., magna cum laude, Washburn University School of Law, 2001
Staff member, Washburn Law Journal, 2000-2001
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
B.A., with distinction, Political Science and East Asian Languages and Culture, University of Kansas, 1984
Professional and Civic Activities
Member, Florida State Bar Association.
Member, Board of Directors of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2018-2020.
Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Florida Bar.
Member, Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys’ Council; Board Member, 2008-2010.
Member, Volusia/Flagler Association of Women Lawyers.
“Market Makes Contract Details Vital for Buyers, Sellers”, Florida Real Estate Journal, June, 2009.
“The Reasons Behind RESPA Changes”, Orlando REALTOR, March, 2009. Publications section.