SHERYL EDWARDS

Sheryl Edwards

Real Estate Law, Foreclosure, Estate Planning & Probate Lawyer

Sheryl A. Edwards, Esquire, is a Board Certified real estate attorney and a member of the Florida Bar and the New York Bar. Mrs. Edwards achieves each client's objectives with extensive experience and outstanding ethics.

Her main focus is representing individuals and businesses in the following legal matters:

  • Negotiating and Closing Transactions
  • Short Sale Negotiations
  • Landlord/Tenant Matters
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Estate Planning
  • Will & Trust Formation
  • Probate and Estate Administration

Mrs. Edwards believes there is no substitute for knowledge and experience when addressing the complex legal concerns surrounding real estate law or estate matters. It is with this passion for client service that has led us to be named as one of Florida's top real estate lawyers by both our clients and our colleagues.

Mrs. Edwards was recognized by the Gulf Coast Business Review as one of Sarasota County's top 40 business executives under 40 years old and was also selected as a Florida "Super Lawyer" in 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017; an honor awarded to a maximum of 5% of practicing attorneys statewide. Our experience, knowledge, and passion will ensure a successful transaction, whether it's for the purchase of a first home or for a multi-million dollar beach front estate.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Probate

Education

Sheryl A. Edwards graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Accounting. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University of Law. Stetson University of Law is ranked #1 by U.S. News in advocacy and #6 in legal writing. In addition to graduating Stetson Law with honors, Mrs. Edwards was the Research Editor of the Stetson Law Review.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar
  • New York Bar
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Eleventh Federal Circuit Court

Memberships

  • The Lawyers of Distinction
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust section of the Florida Bar
  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The John M. Scheb Inn of Court
  • Former Chairperson – Attorney/Realtor Committee of the Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Former Chairperson – Sarasota Association of Realtors
  • Former Chairperson – Twelfth Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee
  • Former Board Member – Sarasota Chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Mrs. Edwards also serves as Legal Counsel to the Sarasota County Value Adjustment Board.