Raul  Carreras, Jr.

Of Counsel


Raul Carreras is both a litigation and transactional lawyer who is Board Certified in Real Estate.  His transactional practice includes all areas of real estate, both commercial and residential, as well as business transactions.  He also specializes in commercial and residential leasing, private and institutional lending, loan work-outs, negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale documents for businesses and real estate owners.  He issues title insurance for owners and lenders through the various underwriters for which the firm is an agent.  His litigation practice encompasses quiet title, easement and access disputes, landlord/tenant matters and real estate and UCC foreclosures.  Raul also handles probate, estate administration, minor guardianships and related litigation.

Raul’s clients include commercial, residential and industrial developers; small businesses; private and institutional lenders; foreign national property owners; fiduciaries and professional property managers.


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  • University of Florida (J.D., 1979)
  • University of Florida (B.A., 1977)
    cum laude
    Honors: Dean's List 


  • State of Florida, 1980
  • United States Supreme Court, 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar 
  • Florida Bar Real Estate Certification Committee (2004 - 2005)
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, 5th Circuit of Florida (2008 - 2011)
  • D.R. Smith American Inn of Court (2006 - 2010)
  • Marion County Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Agent for Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund/Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

Certifications / Specialties

  • Florida Bar Board Certified - Real Estate Practice

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • "AV Preeminent" Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Florida Super Lawyers (2017 - 2020)


  • Spanish

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • Effect of COVID-19 Emergency on Property Owners, Lenders and Tenants," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2022

Military Service

  • U.S. Army, Honorably discharged with rank of Specialist 5 (1972 -1975)
  • U.S. Army Reserve (1979 - 1998)
  • Received direct commission to the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (1986)
  • Retired with rank of Captain (1998)
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Miami Office

9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

1700 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie


Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole

Ocala Office

1396 NE 20th Avenue, #500
Ocala, FL 34470

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Alachua | Citrus | Dixie | Gilchrist | Lake | Levy | Marion | Putnam | Sumter | Volusia

Jacksonville Office

1 Independent Drive, Suite 1601
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton


Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee


Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell

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Our Firm

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In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 200 attorneys.


Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality.  Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat.

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Kubicki Draper is committed to fostering an environment of equal opportunity for success and believes diversity is not only a moral imperative, but is also sound business practice.

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In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.

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Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

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