Alex R. Figares is an Adjunct Professor in the Economics & Finance Department, and is a litigation partner with Coleman, Yovanovich & Koester, P.A., in Naples, Florida, where he focuses his practice on all aspects of complex commercial litigation. Mr. Figares received his J.D. and Masters in Finance degrees from the University of Florida, and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Alabama. He teaches corporate finance, tax planning, estate planning, real estate finance, real estate law, and business law. His research focuses on real estate, tax, and the intersection of law and economics, and law and finance. Mr. Figares is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before all Florida state and federal courts.