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Brent Baris

Brent Baris attended the University of Florida as an undergraduate and graduated from Stetson University, College of Law, in 1996. For the first five years of his law career, Brent worked with a firm in Palm City, Florida specializing in employment discrimination and commercial litigation. In 1999, Brent formed Brent E. Baris P.A., primarily aimed to help friends and family with real estate transactions. In 2002, his interest in home renovations and the real estate market prompted his decision to earn his General Contractor license. While renovating historic homes in South Tampa his firm continued to grow helping others with real estate matters. In 2006, Brent returned to the Gator Nation. When he is not working, he enjoys camping and mountain biking with his family.

Emily Brennan

Emily joined Brent E. Baris, P.A. in 2021 as a full-time assistant to Brent Baris. She has over five years of experience in the title search industry and an Associate of Arts degree from the College of Central Florida. Emily’s favorite part of her position is making sure all parties involved with each transaction have a positive experience with the firm. When Emily is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Patrick, and their five dogs – Pepper, Buddy, Daisy, Max, and Charlie.

Christina Stainfield

Christina joined Brent E. Baris, P.A. in 2009 as a part time assistant to Brent Baris. She has worked her way up in the company to full time processor and office manager. She runs the Newberry office which opened in 2020. Her primary focus is working on transactions with Realtors from Gilchrist, Dixie, Levy and western Alachua County. Christina’s favorite part of her position is providing exceptional customer service throughout the process and making sure the Buyers and Sellers have a positive experience. She lives in Newberry (Go Panthers!) and has 2 grown children.

Danielle Marden

Danielle joined Brent E. Baris, P.A. in 2014 as a part-time assistant to Brent Baris. She has worked her way up the ranks to full time processor, and now handles all aspects of the file, from the first phone call to the final archiving. Her primary focus is working on transactions with Realtors who hail from Columbia County. Danielle’s favorite part of her position is the closings. She enjoys sitting at the closing table with the Buyers, Sellers, Realtors and Lenders, explaining all the details of the documentation, and being a part of such an important transaction for all involved. Relationships are built along the way, and she has great rapport with people. Danielle is a graduate of the University of Florida where she majored in Business Administration. She and her husband, Tim, have been entrepreneurs, have 2 children and enjoy living on their quiet 10 acres of land.

Ginger Travers

Ginger is a lifetime resident of Alachua County. She retired from the City of High Springs in July 2018 after 35 years of employment and began working for Brent E. Baris, P.A. in August 2018. She has an Associate of Science degree in Secretarial Studies. In her free time, Ginger enjoys spending time with her grandson, Lane.

Julie Riley

Julie Riley is a lifetime Alachua County resident with 45+ years legal experience. She worked at the Clerk of Court’s office for 6 years. Thereafter, she was Bevin Ritch’s legal assistant for 35 years until Bevin retired. Working part time in the golden years. Julie enjoys spending time with family, reading, and college sports.

Christy Watford

Christy joined Brent E. Baris, P.A. in 2020 as a full time assistant to Brent Baris. Her focus is divided between bookkeeping for the firm and working on transactions with the Realtors from Gilchrist, Dixie, Levy and western Alachua County. Christy has an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration. After moving away for a number of years, Christy is happy to be back home in Newberry, “Once a Panther, always a Panther”.

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Monday through Friday:
9:00AM - 5:00PM

High Springs

18731 NW US Hwy 441
High Springs, FL 32643

Newberry Commercial Park

851 NW 250th Terrace
Suite 10
Newberry, FL 32669

Blanche Hotel

212 North Marion Avenue
Lake City, FL 32055