Richard McIver

Practice Areas:

Representation of Banks, Mortgage Companies and Loan Servicers in Real Estate Litigation and Appeals; Commercial and Residential Closings

Attorney Bio:

Since 1980, Richard McIver has represented a wide variety of business interests and individuals focused on real estate transactions and litigation. Representative matters that he has handled over the years include foreclosures on hotels, apartment complexes, condominiums, restaurants and liquor licenses, and residential real estate, evictions, quiet title and partition actions. He has also represented buyers, sellers and lenders in commercial and residential real estate transactions.


Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University || Bachelor of Business Administration
Years Attended: 1974 – 1977

Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University || Juris Doctor
Years Attended: 1977 – 1980

Board Certified in Real Estate Law 2007 – present

Bar Participation: Chair, Finance and Lending Committee, of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Florida Bar – 2019-2022; Member, Real Property Litigation Committee, Residential Real Estate and Industry Liaison Committee


Author: “Mortgage Financing” chapter in Florida Real Property Sales Transactions, 5th through 8th Editions (Florida Bar, 2008-2015); “Attorney’s Fees in Mortgage Foreclosure Actions”, in Florida Foreclosure Law (2017-2022); Editor: “Hotels, Motels, Restaurants, and Marinas” chapter in Florida Real Property Complex Transactions, 8th Edition (Florida Bar, 2016); Co-Author of “Navigating a Foreclosure Title Commitment”, RPPTL Action Line, Summer, 2018.

Speaker at Florida Bar seminars or webinars: “Fundamentals of Mortgage Foreclosure”, Real Property Board Certification Review Course – 2020 – 2022; “How To Guide and Practical Considerations for Handling Foreclosures In and After the Pandemic” – 2021; “Navigating a Foreclosure Title Commitment” – November, 2017; “Post Bartram – When is a Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Barred by the Statute of Limitations?” – June, 2017; Professionalism for the Real Property Litigator” – November, 2016; “Deutsche Bank v. Beauvais” – October, 2015; “When is it Too Late to Foreclose a Mortgage?” – April, 2014; “Ethical Issues Concerning Short Sales, Defaults and Mortgage Foreclosures” – November, 2010.

Super Lawyer – 2015 – present.