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Practice Areas


Bar & Court Admissions


  • Florida, 1988
  • Georgia, 1988 (inactive status)

Education


  • Stetson University College of Law
    • J.D., cum laude, 1988 
  • University of Miami
    • B.A., magna cum laude

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G. Helen Athan 

Helen Athan has been in practice in Naples for more than 26 years. Ms. Athan practices in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, banking and finance, and construction law. She focuses a significant part of her practice in commercial lending, representing institutional lenders and borrowers. She also represents developers, investors and end users in real estate purchase and sale transactions. Ms. Athan has extensive experience in representing landlords and tenants in commercial leasing and in representing contractors and owners in the preparation and negotiation of construction contracts. 

Awards and Recognition

  • AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell 
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate 
  • Research Editor, Stetson Law Review 
  • Case note published in Stetson Law Review 16 Stet. L. Rev. 735, on Westlaw, in Advertising Law Anthology, April, 1988; “Commercial Speech: Is It Just a Roll of the Dice?” 

Professional Activities/Associations

  • The Florida Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • Collier County Bar Association (Member, Real Estate Section)
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Collier County Women's Bar Association 

Civic/Charitable Activities/Associations

  • The Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida, Board of Directors, 2013-Present
  • St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church—Polis Scholarship Committee, Real Estate Committee
  • Drug Free Collier, Board of Directors, 2008-2011, 2013-2015
  • Education Foundation of Collier County, 2008-2010
  • Leadership Collier Class of 2004