Anne L. Weintraub is a shareholder and founding member of the Sarasota-based law firm of Band Weintraub, P.L. Ms. Weintraub focuses her practice on real property closings, title insurance and foreclosure avoidance. She issues title insurance for buyers, sellers, and lenders on properties located throughout the entire State of Florida. She also assists clients with short sales, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, purchasing bank-owned properties and negotiations with lenders.
Ms. Weintraub was named one of Tampa Bay's "Top 25 People to Watch" in 2013 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. She is frequently called upon to speak at public forums on the subject of real estate and for years, she appeared weekly on "Real Estate Talk with Anne Weintraub" on WWSB ABC-7 news. Ms. Weintraub also writes continuing education pieces for realtors and in 2011 was interviewed and quoted by Barron's in an article on Southwest Florida real estate.
Ms. Weintraub was instrumental in implementing Circuit Court Chief Judge Lee Haworth's precedent-setting Homestead Conciliatory Program in 2008, which required lenders to attempt to meet and speak with homeowners before proceeding with a foreclosure. She wrote the Homestead Conciliatory consumer handbook for the 12th Judicial Circuit, and recorded video information for homeowners in Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte counties.
Ms. Weintraub is currently a member of Stetson University College of Law Board of Overseers, member of the Campus Board for the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, member of the Board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County and is a member of the Board for the Joshua Chapnick Epilepsy Endowment Fund. She is past chairwoman of the both Sarasota Association of Realtors and the Sarasota County Bar Association's Realtor/Attorney Joint Committee.