Klingbeil & Roberts, P.A.

341 Venice Avenue West
Venice, FL 34285
Phone: (941) 882-1327
Fax: (941) 486-8565
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Robert T. Klingbeil Jr.

Robert T. Klingbeil Jr.

Managing Partner
Location:
Venice, Florida
Phone:
941-485-2900
Fax:
941-486-8565
Email:

Robert T. (Bob) Klingbeil, Jr. is a native of Florida and has resided and practiced law in Venice since 1983. Bob attended the University of Florida in Gainesville and majored in accounting, obtaining a BSBA, with High Honors, in 1979. Bob then went to work in the Orlando office of Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, CPAs, a national accounting firm, and spent approximately a year and a half there, during which he sat for and passed the CPA exam and obtained his certification.

In the fall of 1980, Bob returned to the University of Florida and entered the College of Law from which he obtained his law degree, with honors, in 1982. Bob began practicing law in Venice in January, 1983 and, effective January, 1993, established his own law firm with Greg Roberts, known as Klingbeil & Roberts, P.A. In his law practice, Bob concentrates in the area of estate planning, wills and trusts, probate administration, and guardianship. In addition, he does general corporate work for clients and is a member agent of Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, Inc., preparing real estate contracts, handling real estate closings and issuing title insurance.

Bob married his wife Nancy in 1981, and they have two grown sons, Ben and Zach. Bob is an active member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Sertoma Club of Venice, currently serving as club President. He is the past president of the Kiwanis Club of Venice, past Board Member and Treasurer of Southwest Florida Retirement Center, Inc. (d/b/a Village on the Isle), past President and member of the Board of Directors of the South County Family YMCA, and is the past president and current board member of the South County Division of the Sarasota County Bar Association. Bob is also a past chair of The Florida Bar's Grievance Committee C for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1993

Areas of Practice

  • 25% Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
  • 25% Real Estate Law (Contracts, Title Insurance)
  • 25% Incapacity and Guardianship
  • 25% Probate and Trust Administration

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1985

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1982
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    • B.S.B.A.
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Venice Kiwanis Club, Past President and Board Member, 1983 - 2002
  • South County Family YMCA, Inc., Past-President and Board Member, 1992 - 2002
  • Southwest Florida Retirement Center, Inc., Past Treasurer and Board Member, 1984 - 2001
  • Sertoma Club of Venice, President and Board Member, 2003 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, CPAs, Staff Accountant, 1979 - 1980
  • Boone, Boone, Klingbeil, Boone & Roberts, P.A., Partner/Attorney, 1983 - 1992

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Chi
  • Beta Alpha Psi

Klingbeil & Roberts, P.A., serves clients in probate administration, estate planning, wills, trusts, real estate, and title insurance matters in Venice, North Port, Englewood, Sarasota, Nokomis, Osprey, the counties of Sarasota and Charlotte, and the Gulf Coast of southwest Florida.