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Attorney Ross V. O’Bryan Joins ShuffieldLowman

Attorney Ross V. O’Bryan Joins ShuffieldLowman

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman recently announced that attorney Ross V. O’Bryan has joined the firm, working in the Orlando office in corporate, securities and tax law.  O’Bryan, previously with a technology consulting firm, brings experience in the complex areas of venture capital investment, financial reporting and monitoring of financial markets.

O’Bryan holds his J.D. from Boston College School of Law, and two degrees from the University of South Florida, a B.S., cum laude, in Finance, and a B.A., cum laude, in International Business.  While in law school he was a regional finalist in the American Bar Association’s national Negotiation Competition and was a member of the Business Law Society and the Intellectual Property and Technology Forum.

ShuffieldLowman’s four offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Port Orange.  The firm is a 40 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation.  Specific areas include, tax law, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, estate planning and probate, planning for families with closely held businesses, guardianship and elder law, tax controversy – Federal and State, non-profit organization law, banking and finance, land use and government law, commercial and civil litigation, fiduciary litigation, construction law, association law, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, labor and employment, environmental law and mediation.

Attorneys Brittany Brown and Justin McConnell Join ShuffieldLowman

Attorneys Brittany Brown and Justin McConnell Join ShuffieldLowman

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman recently announced that attorneys Brittany Brown and Justin McConnell have joined the firm, working in the Orlando office.  Brown has experience in a wide range of litigation matters, with an emphasis in fiduciary and trust litigation, contested guardianships, and commercial litigation.  McConnell practices in the areas of employment law and civil litigation, partnering closely with business owners, management, and human resource professionals.

Brown holds her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law and a B.S., cum laude, from the University of Florida.  While in law school she was a founding member of the Investor Rights Clinic where she represented clients in securities arbitration claims before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  She is admitted to The Florida Bar and the U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

McConnell hold his J.D. from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law and his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Central Florida.  While in law school, he was a Trial Team Final Four Finalist in the 2013 Regional National Trial Competition, the Best Advocate of the First Annual 1L Closing Argument Competition, and the recipient of Book Awards, which are awards reserved to the top-most performing law students, in both Trial Team and Trial Practice. He is admitted to The Florida Bar and the U. S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

ShuffieldLowman’s four offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Port Orange.  The firm is a 40 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation.  Specific areas include, tax law, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, estate planning and probate, planning for families with closely held businesses, guardianship and elder law, tax controversy – Federal and State, non-profit organization law, banking and finance, land use and government law, commercial and civil litigation, fiduciary litigation, construction law, association law, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, labor and employment, environmental law and mediation.

Orlando Business Journal Names ShuffieldLowman  a 2017 Readers’ Choice Winner for Best Corporate Law Firm

Orlando Business Journal Names ShuffieldLowman a 2017 Readers’ Choice Winner for Best Corporate Law Firm

The Orlando Business Journal‘s readership recently voted ShuffieldLowman the area’s best local corporate law firm. 

Earlier this year, OBJ readers were invited to submit votes in a number of categories in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Brevard and Volusia counties for the 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.  Thousands of readers participated and then the top 10 finalists in each category went head-to-head in an OBJ Business Pulse poll.  The results were published (will be published) in OBJ’s Oct. 20 weekly edition and online at OrlandoBusinessJournal.com.

ShuffieldLowman Attorney Dan Harris  Joins Central Florida Hillel Board of Directors

ShuffieldLowman Attorney Dan Harris Joins Central Florida Hillel Board of Directors

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman attorney Daniel B. Harris was recently appointed as a board member of Central Florida Hillel.  Harris has been an active supporter of Central Florida Hillel, and he currently chairs the Governance Committee in addition to being a member of the Event Committee.  In 2001 the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando established Central Florida Hillel to serve Jewish college students and in 2013 they opened a state-of-the-art building just off of campus at the University of Central Florida. NorthView, the 600,000 square foot facility, was designed to not only house Hillel, but also serve as a 600 bed residence hall, and includes 20,000 square feet of program space for the Catholic Campus Ministry. The University of Central Florida has the third largest Jewish student population outside of the state of Israel.

Harris practices in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, and tax law, representing clients in probate matters, including complex tax planning.  He is a former legal assistant with the Eighth Judicial Circuit’s Probate Division in Gainesville, Florida, with detailed estate planning knowledge from the perspective of judicial proceedings. In addition, his experience includes representing clients in connection with creating and maintaining specifically tailored estate plans, various corporate matters related to closely held entities, probate and trust litigation, as well as tax controversy cases before the Internal Revenue Service and the Florida Department of Revenue.

A law graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Dan holds an Estates & Trusts Practice Certificate, and the Environmental & Land Use Law Certificate.  He also holds an advanced law degree, LL.M. in Taxation, from the University of Miami School of Law.  Dan has authored articles on taxation, published by The Florida Bar, and he has served as a judge at the National Tax Moot Court competition sponsored by The Florida Bar Tax Section.

ShuffieldLowman’s four offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Port Orange.  The firm is a 40 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation.  Specific areas include, tax law, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, estate planning and probate, planning for families with closely held businesses, guardianship and elder law, tax controversy – Federal and State, non-profit organization law, banking and finance, land use and government law, commercial and civil litigation, fiduciary litigation, construction law, association law, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, labor and employment, environmental law and mediation.

Four ShuffieldLowman Attorneys Named  2018 Best Lawyers in America©

Four ShuffieldLowman Attorneys Named 2018 Best Lawyers in America©

ORLANDO, FL — Four partners from the law firm of ShuffieldLowman were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2018), as published in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S. including, U.S. News & World Report.

The list of honorees includes, Scott A. Cookson in Real Estate Law; Heidi W. Isenhart in Elder Law; J. Stephen McDonald in Commercial Litigation and Lynne R. Wilson in Real Estate Law.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Shuffield, Lowman & Wilson, P.A., is a full-service law firm with four offices located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Port Orange.  The firm’s 40 attorneys practice 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.

ShuffieldLowman Attorneys Heidi Isenhart, Alex Douglas, and Stephanie Cook Named 2017 Legal Elite

ShuffieldLowman Attorneys Heidi Isenhart, Alex Douglas, and Stephanie Cook Named 2017 Legal Elite

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Heidi W. Isenhart, Alexander S. Douglas II, and Stephanie L. Cook, attorneys with the law firm of ShuffieldLowman were recently selected as 2017 Legal Elite attorneys by Florida Trend magazine.  The “Legal Elite” designation represents the top 2% of The Florida Bar’s more than 67,000 members who practice in the state.  The ShuffieldLowman attorneys were honored in the following practice areas, Isenhart (Elder Law), Douglas (Commercial Litigation), and Cook (Commercial Litigation).

Florida Trend magazine collects ballots from Florida Bar members, asking lawyers to name attorneys whom they hold in the highest regard and would recommend to others.  The results of the 14th annual survey appeared recently in Florida Trend.

Isenhart, a partner with the firm, practices in elder law, Medicaid planning, guardianship, probate and trust administration, probate and guardianship litigation, estate planning and special-needs trusts.

Douglas and Cook, both partners with the firm, practice in the areas of fiduciary and commercial litigation, with extensive experience in trust, probate and guardianship litigation.

ShuffieldLowman’s four offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Port Orange.  The firm is a 40 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation.  Specific areas include, tax law, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, estate planning and probate, planning for families with closely held businesses, guardianship and elder law, tax controversy – Federal and State, non-profit organization law, banking and finance, land use and government law, commercial and civil litigation, fiduciary litigation, construction law, association law, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, labor and employment, environmental law and mediation.