Sheryl A. Edwards

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Sarasota, FL

The Edwards Law Firm, PL
 | 500 South Washington Boulevard, 4th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-363-0110
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Consumer (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Sheryl A. Edwards is the founder of Edwards Law Firm, PL, located in Sarasota, Florida. Representing clients throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties, she focuses her practice on real estate transactions, short sales and foreclosure defense, wills, trusts and estate administration and mobile home park law. With 21 years of diverse experience, Ms. Edwards has been certified as a specialist in real estate law by the Board of Legal Specialization and Education of The Florida Bar.

After graduating in 1992 from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in accounting, Ms. Edwards attended Stetson University College of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor with honors in 1995. While in law school, she served as the research editor of the Stetson Law Review. Admitted to practice law in Florida and New York, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Ms. Edwards also serves as legal counsel to the Value Adjustment Board of Sarasota County, the board that administers property tax assessment disputes.

Highly regarded by her peers, Ms. Edwards has received a 10.0 "Superb" rating from Avvo. The former chairperson of the Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee of the Sarasota County Bar Association, she has also served on the board of the Sarasota County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She remains active in the American and Sarasota County Bar Associations and the Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court in addition to being a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. Giving generously of her time to her community, she is an officer and member of the board of Habitat for Humanity Sarasota.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (40%): Landlord/Tenant, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Short Sale

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Real Estate (20%): Landlord/Tenant, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Short Sale

Focus Areas

Real Estate: Landlord/Tenant, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Short Sale

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Living Wills, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Real Estate: Landlord/Tenant, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Short Sale

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006, 2014 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Sheryl Edwards

Admitted 1995, Florida

Professional Webpage: www.edwards-lawfirm.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Sarasota County's top 40 business executives under 40 years old
  • With Honors, Stetson University College of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Real Estate Attorney, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Master Emeritas, John M. Scheb Inn of Court
  • Board Member, Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Former Board Member, Sarasota Chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Former Chairperson, Twelfth Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee
  • Former Chairperson, Sarasota Association of Realtors
  • Former Chairperson, Attorney/Realtor Committee of the Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust section of the Florida Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • New York
  • Florida

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Treasurer, Habitat for Humanity of Sarasota, Inc.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Research Editor, Stetson Law Review
  • Author, Florida Real Property Complex Transactions, Chapter 1 - Purchase and Sale Contracts for Commercial Properties, 6th Edition - Published by the Florida Bar

Educational Background:

  • University of South Florida, Accounting
Office Location for Sheryl A. Edwards

500 South Washington Boulevard
4th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236

Phone: 941-363-0110

 

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Last Updated: 1/5/2017

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