The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) and Prospera (formerly HBIF – Hispanic Business Initiative Fund) recently named ShuffieldLowman partner Janet Martinez as the winner of Professional of the Year at the 19th Annual Don Quijote Awards. The Don Quijote Awards celebrate the achievements of business owners and professionals engaged in the Hispanic community who are committed to excellence and stewardship in their chosen fields or professions. The Professional of the Year award recognizes a Hispanic individual who has excelled in his or her profession or field of work. Janet Martinez’s work as a mentor to young colleagues and new professionals at ShuffieldLowman was a key factor in her recognition. A Lladro statuette of Don Quijote was presented to Janet at the event gala held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Epcot’s World Showplace Pavilion. For more information and the complete list of winners, visit HCCMO. Click here to watch the video.



ORLANDO, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman recently announced that attorney Andrew J. Hall has joined the firm, working in the Orlando real estate department.  Hall has experience counseling clients on a range of legal matters, but practices primarily in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, lender representation, commercial leasing, and secured transactions.  His prior experience includes serving as an attorney for the Florida House of Representatives where he was responsible for working with state lawmakers to create and develop legislation.

Hall holds his J.D., cum laude, from the Florida State University College of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Georgia.  While in law school, Hall clerked for both the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

ShuffieldLowman’s four downtown offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Daytona Beach.  The firm is a 42 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation.  Specific areas of practice include, association law, banking and finance, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial and civil litigation, construction, corporate, estate planning and probate, fiduciary litigation, guardianship and elder law, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use and government, mediation/alternative dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, non-profit law, planning for high net worth families with closely held businesses, real estate, securities and tax advice and controversy.