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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.

ShuffieldLowman Partners Bill Lowman, Heidi Isenhart and Alex Douglas Named 2017 Super Lawyers, Stephanie Cook Named Rising Star

ShuffieldLowman Partners Bill Lowman, Heidi Isenhart and Alex Douglas Named 2017 Super Lawyers, Stephanie Cook Named Rising Star

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – William “Bill” R. Lowman, Jr., Heidi W. Isenhart and Alexander “Alex” S. Douglas, II, partners with the law firm of ShuffieldLowman, have been selected as 2017 Florida Super Lawyers. Partner, Stephanie Cook has been named a Rising Star.

Super Lawyers, owned by Thomson Reuters, recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.  The selection process is multi-phased and rigorous.  Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research and validation of the attorney’s professional accomplishments. The final published list represents five percent of the total lawyers in the state of Florida.

A founding partner of the firm, Lowman’s practice areas include corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, high net worth planning, trademarks and copyrights, securities, tax advice and controversy, fiduciary litigation, labor and employment, and non-profit law.

Isenhart practices in the areas of elder law, Medicaid planning, guardianship, probate and trust administration, probate and guardianship litigation, estate planning and special-needs trusts.

Douglas practices in the area of fiduciary and commercial litigation, with extensive experience in trust, probate and guardianship litigation.

Rising Star Stephanie Cook also practices in fiduciary and commercial litigation, with extensive experience in trust, probate and guardianship litigation.

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

ShuffieldLowman Announces New Volusia Office and Names Attorney Raymond M. Donadio, Jr. Firm Partner

ShuffieldLowman Announces New Volusia Office and Names Attorney Raymond M. Donadio, Jr. Firm Partner

ORLANDO, Florida — The law firm of ShuffieldLowman recently announced the addition of attorney Raymond M. Donadio, Jr. as a firm partner and also announced the opening of a satellite office in Port Orange, Florida.   Raymond M. Donadio, agreed to merge Donadio Law Offices, LLC into the firm, while remaining as the principal attorney leading the Port Orange office for ShuffieldLowman.

Donadio, a veteran attorney practicing more than 37 years and admitted to both the Florida and Ohio Bar Associations, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in estate planning, probate, elder law and corporate and business law.  Donadio stated, “I could not be more pleased to be joining ShuffieldLowman.  The firm’s core values and commitment to providing excellent legal services and value completely align with the way I have practiced my entire career.  I look forward to being able to leverage their resources and expanded areas of legal practice to better serve our community.”

William R. Lowman, Jr., president of ShuffieldLowman, stated, “Ray is a perfect fit for the ShuffieldLowman team, bringing tremendous expertise, a passion for helping people and deep roots in Volusia County and the Port Orange community.”  ShuffieldLowman also welcomes Donadio’s office staff of six legal professionals.

The new Port Orange location, along with offices in Daytona Beach and DeLand, augments ShuffieldLowman’s ability to provide legal services in Volusia County.

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

ShuffieldLowman’s Alyse N. Verner Presents to Professionals on Medicaid Planning

ShuffieldLowman’s Alyse N. Verner Presents to Professionals on Medicaid Planning

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Alyse N. Verner, elder law attorney with ShuffieldLowman, will present a 1-day talk on April 20 for attorneys, accountants and financial planners on Medicaid Planning through the National Business Institute.

As an elder law attorney, Verner works with clients in the areas of long term care planning, Medicaid planning and asset protection. Current areas of focus include estate planning, guardianship, probate and matters, including contested guardianship and fiduciary litigation.
Verner is a graduate of Barry University School of Law, earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida.

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.