- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
- The Florida Bar
- St. Thomas University, Juris Doctor
- Florida State University, BA
- The Florida Bar
- The Real Property, Probate, and Trusts Law Section of the Florida Bar
- Hillsborough County Bar Association
- Emerge, Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Kalei McElroy Blair is the managing attorney of Wetherington Hamilton, P.A. Her practice concentrates in the areas of Real Estate, Community Association Law, Residential and Commercial Closings, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Contract Disputes, Collections, Civil Trial Practice, Landlord Tenant Law and Title Work. She has successfully litigated countless cases in circuit and appellate court.
Kalei represents a volume of Community Associations. From covenant enforcement, amendments, easement issues, to collections and litigation, Kalei provides full-service representation to Associations. She has prevailed in collections cases taken to the Appellate level recouping all amounts owed for the Association. Additionally, Kalei has assisted Associations with general counsel work including Marketable Record Title Act (“MRTA”) revitalization and preservation, amending governing documents, and assisting Associations with difficult situations. Kalei also assists Associations with complicated easement issues, fair housing and support animal accommodation requests.
Kalei has also represented numerous financial institutions. She has handled residential and commercial foreclosures, loan modifications and workouts, loan document preparation, and negotiations of commercial and residential loans. Kalei has handled a volume of litigation in this practice area and has been successful taking numerous cases to trial across the state.
Additionally, Kalei assists buyers and sellers with closings on residential and commercial properties. Kalei works with our underwriter to provide effective and efficient title services and legal advice in relation to closing transactions. Kalei has represented investors and has assisted in selling and closing on numerous properties. Kalei will make sure the closing is done right and on time. Recently, Kalei’s closing team has been performing mobile and virtual closings making sure our clients are able to close on time.
Kalei’s clients include Condominium and Homeowner’s Associations, Credit Unions, Banks, and individual lenders, businesses, investors, realtors, brokers, landlords and anyone wanting to buy or sell their property.
Kalei joined the Wetherington Hamilton Team in 2014. She is engaged in the real estate community across the state. She prides herself on being available to her clients and helping them find effective and efficient solutions to the issue at hand.
In her free time, Kalei enjoys spending time with her husband and children, attending Bucs games, cheering on the Florida State Seminoles, kayaking, and enjoying the Florida sun. She is an active Board Member for the Children’s Home Network in Tampa and is passionate about helping those in need, especially our youth.