Barton Strock received his Bachelor of Arts from Brooklyn College in 1971 and his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in 1977.
He was admitted to practice law in New York in 1997 and Florida in 1978. After serving as a juvenile prosecutor and in the Special Litigation Division for the New York City Corporation Counsel, he moved to Florida in 1979. Prior to joining Strock & Cohen, P.A., Mr. Strock was a partner in London & Strock, P.A. and Law Offices of Barton S. Strock, P.A. He served as President and CEO of one of Florida’s largest title insurance agencies where he participated in over ten thousand real estate closings.
In addition to his work in residential and commercial real estate transactions, Mr. Strock also practices in the areas of real estate litigation, foreclosure defense, landlord tenant, title insurance claims, as well as business organizations and formation. He has previously practiced in the areas of community association law, business law, estate planning and probate, and general practice so that he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the current real estate practice.
He is a member of the Florida Bar and its Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Trial Law and Business Law sections. He is also a member of the Broward County Bar Association, the South Broward Board of Realtors, the Realtor Association of Miami Dade County, and Business Networking International (BNI) Elite Chapter. He has previously served on the Board of Trustees of Temple Dor Dorim in Weston. He lectures extensively on matters of real estate law and regularly teaches several classes for realtors on real estate contracts, real estate law, closings, and real estate updates.
In 2007, Mr. Strock was certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Civil Mediator. He conducts mediations in real estate and other civil matters.
He has been married to Sarah since 1984 and they have two children.
After 28 years of living in Weston Barton moved to Fort Lauderdale where he now leads the law firm’s Fort Lauderdale office located at 12 SE 7th Street, Suite 712, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301.