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    The tagline for Florida ARECS is Together We All Succeed. In marketing, a tagline is a short phrase used by a business or brand to summarize its mission and identity. Creating a tagline to represent what real estate attorneys do is a pretty challenging task. How do you summarize all that you do? Advocate? Solve problems? Counsel clients?

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COUNTIES SERVED: Escambia, Santa Rosa

CONTACT:Adam Cobb, Treasurer
Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon
30 S. Spring Street
Pensacola, FL 32502

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Payable to: Escambia-Santa Rosa Real Estate Council, Inc.
Mail to: Adam Cobb, Treasurer
Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon
30 S. Spring Street
Pensacola, FL 32502

 

LEADERSHIP


Amy Kicklighter Waddell

Amy Kicklighter Waddell

President

Waddell & Waddell, PA

Amy Kicklighter Waddell is a Florida native and grew up in Pensacola, Florida.

Kerry Anne Schultz-Battle

Kerry Anne Schultz-Battle

Director

Fountain, Schultz & Associates, PL

Kerry Anne Schultz is a partner with Fountain, Schultz & Associates, P.L.

Steve Shell

Steve Shell

Director

Shell, Fleming, Davis & Menge

Stephen B. Shell joined Shell, Fleming, Davis & Menge in 1984.

Brian Hoffman

Brian Hoffman

Director

Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux, LLC

Brian W. Hoffman is a partner with the firm, practicing in the Pensacola office.

Holly Jurnovoy

Holly Jurnovoy

Director

Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon

Holly is admitted to practice law in Florida, Alabama, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She focuses her practice on residential real estate closings.

Alan B. Bookman

Alan B. Bookman

Director

Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon

Alan Bookman began his law career with the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General Corp., where he served in a variety of legal capacities, including Senior Defense Counsel and Chief of Military Justice.

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Kerry Anne Schultz-Battle

President/Secretary

Fountain, Schultz & Associates, PL
2045 Fountain Professional Court, Suite A
Navarre, FL 32566
Phone: 850-939-3535
Fax: 850-939-3539
Website: www.fountainlaw.com
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Kerry Anne Schultz is a partner with Fountain, Schultz & Associates, P.L. She graduated Summa Cum Laude as Valedictorian with a Bachelor’s degree in both History and Political Science from Oklahoma City University in 1998. Ms. Schultz also earned her Juris Doctorate with honors from Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 2000.

While attending Oklahoma City University, Ms. Schultz was the student body president, a member of Blue Key, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, the 1998 All-USA Academic Team, an Oklahoma State Rhodes Scholar Finalist (1998), a Truman Scholar Finalist (1997), and an Oxford Service Learning Scholar (1997). As a law student, Ms. Schultz received several jurisprudence awards. She was selected to the Moot Court Board and was Semi-Finalist in the Intra School Moot Court where she earned an honor for “Best Brief.” Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Schultz served for one year as law clerk to Honorable Paul J. Clulo, in Midland, Michigan.

Ms. Schultz is currently a member of the Florida Bar Association; American Bar Association and the Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Attorney-Realtor Committee of the Florida Bar Association; Pensacola Inns of Court; Member of Community Service Committee of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Associations; Chair of Attorney/Realtor Relations Committee of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Associations; Instructor with the Florida Division of Real Estate teaching the Real Estate Contracts Course and Ethical Considerations in Real Estate Transactions to real estate agents and brokers; Instructor with Sterling Education Services, Inc., teaching Leases and Landlord-Tenant Law; Adjunct Professor at the University of West Florida teaching Contract Law; Junior Achievement Volunteer; Agent of Attorney’s Title Fund Services, Old Republic Insurance Company; Trustee of Pensacola Little Theatre; Board of Governors of the Pensacola Junior College Foundation; Board Attorney of Better Business Bureau of Northwest Florida; Vice President of the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation; and a 2009 and 2010 Rising Star Florida Super Lawyer.

Ms. Schultz frequently participates as a lecturer and contributor in teaching seminars on Contracts and Ethics for the Florida Department of Real Estate to real estate professionals.

Ms. Schultz’s practice is limited to business and corporate transactions, health law, commercial and residential real estate transactions and development, homeowner, condominium and community associations, and civil litigation.

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Steve Shell

Vice President/Director

Shell, Fleming, Davis & Menge
226 Palafox Place
9th Floor, Seville Tower
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-434-2411
Website: www.shellfleming.com
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Stephen B. Shell joined Shell, Fleming, Davis & Menge in 1984. He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the specialty of real estate law, and practices primarily in the areas of real estate transactions and development, condominium law, business and commercial law, eminent domain, and wills, trusts and and estates. Mr. Shell regularly counsels and represents corporate and business clients in all types of business matters. In the real estate field, he has represented lenders, developers, builders, buyers, sellers and property owners in an array of matters including subdivision and commercial development, condominium development, residential and commercial closings, and various other real property matters.

According to the Florida Bar, board certification “is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience within an area of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice,” and it recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice.” Florida Bar board certified lawyers are the only Florida attorneys who may use the terms “specialist” and “expert,” or the letters “B.C.S.” for Board Certified Specialist when referring to their legal credentials.

Steve is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a past board member and officer of the Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, and has served on various committees of the local association.

Steve advises or serves on the boards of several charitable and civic organizations, including Baptist Healthcare, Inc., Answering the Call Ministries, Waterfront Rescue Mission and First City Sports Council. Past involvement includes board membership (including chairmanship) of Covenant Hospice, and serving as legal counsel to the Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Shell is also a graduate of the Leadership Pensacola program. He is an active member of First Baptist Church, where he serves as a Sunday School teacher, a deacon and a musician. He is also involved in local, national and international mission and relief work.

Shell recently returned from a 10-day mission trip to the Sudan where he and other mission workers from his church, First Baptist Church of Pensacola, spent time at an orphanage that the group has been supporting for years

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Brian Hoffman

Treasurer/Director

Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux, LLC
801 W. Romana Street, Suite 801
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-266-2300
Website: www.carverdarden.com
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Brian W. Hoffman is a partner with the firm, practicing in the Pensacola office. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance with high honors from the University of Florida in 2000, and received his Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Mississippi in 2002. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, real estate litigation, real estate transactions, estate planning and probate, debt enforcement actions, and general business and corporate law.

Mr. Hoffman is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Real Estate. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Council of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. In addition Mr. Hoffman serves as Vice-Chair of the Title Issues and Standards Committee as well as Vice-Chair of the Title Insurance and Title Insurance Liaison Committee for the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.

Mr. Hoffman has been recognized as a Fellow with the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar for 2012-2014; Florida Trend Magazine “Legal Elite: Up and Comer” (2010); and Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2012, 2013, 2014).

Mr. Hoffman is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar; Business Litigation Section of the Florida Bar; Escambia-Santa Rosa County Bar Association; and the Young Lawyers Division of Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association (President, 2008).

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Amy Kicklighter Waddell

President

Waddell & Waddell, PA
1108-A North 12th Avenue
Pensacola, Florida 32501
Phone: 850-434-8500
Website: www.waddellandwaddell.com
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Amy Kicklighter Waddell is a Florida native and grew up in Pensacola, Florida. Mrs. Waddell is a Partner with the law firm Waddell & Waddell, PA practicing real estate law, family law and personal injury. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association with an AV Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingTM. She obtained two Bachelor degrees at the University of Florida and earned her Juris Doctorate from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, in Birmingham, Alabama. Mrs. Waddell has been practicing law in the State of Florida since 2001, when she became a licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and the Federal Northern District of Florida. In 2003, Mrs. Waddell joined her husband, Jason A. Waddell, to form the law firm Waddell & Waddell, P.A.

Amy Waddell is actively involved in the Northwest Florida community. Currently, she is a member of Escambia - Santa Rosa Area Real Estate Council and is serving as the 2017-2018 President, West Florida Collaborative Law and is serving on the 2017-2018 Board of Directors, Pensacola Association of Real Estate, Pensacola Bay Area Women’s Council of Realtors Affiliate member, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, les femmes Gaeities, and is an Attorney’s Title Fund Agent.

Previously, she served on the 1st Judicial Circuit of Florida Grievance Committee as the 2016 Chairperson and as a 2013 – 2016 term Committee Member; Escambia-Santa Rosa Association Law Week Chair for both 2005 & 2006, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association Community Service Committee Member in both 2003 & 2004, 2002 – 2006 Pensacola Ivey League Women’s Garden Club, and a 2003 Board Member on Escambia AIDS Services and Education/ Emerald Coast Services, and was the BLAB TV Host of the Elder Law, Family Law and Personal Injury Legal Show 2003 - 2007. Amy Waddell also authored "Florida's Non-Fault Statute: Plaintiff Attempts to Bypass Threshold Requirement", Trial Advocate Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter, 2002.

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Holly Jurnovoy

Director

Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon
30 South Spring Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-433-6581
Fax: 850-432-3347
Website: www.esclaw.com
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Holly Jurnovoy was born in South Carolina and raised in Gulf Breeze. She is a graduate of Gulf Breeze High School, Emory University and Villanova Law School. After 10 years in the Philadelphia area, she returned to Gulf Breeze and joined Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon in 1998.

Holly is admitted to practice law in Florida, Alabama, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She focuses her practice on residential real estate closings. Her past community involvement includes the Young Women’s Division of the Philadelphia Federation of Jewish Agencies, Board of Directors of Children’s Home Society of Florida, Temple Beth El, Chain Reaction, a member of the School Advisory Committees of Gulf Breeze Middle and Gulf Breeze High School, and as an officer of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area.

Holly currently serves on the Board of the Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Governors of Pensacola State College, the Board of the Escambia Santa Rosa Real Estate Council and as President-Elect of Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Inc. She is a member of Temple Beth-El, the Florida Association of Women Lawyers and IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area. Holly is also the 2016 Affiliate of the Year for Women's Council of Realtors. She is married to Steven Jurnovoy and they have two grown sons.

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Alan B. Bookman

Director

Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon
30 South Spring Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-433-6581
Fax: 850-432-3347
Website: www.esclaw.com
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Alan Bookman began his law career with the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General Corp., where he served in a variety of legal capacities, including Senior Defense Counsel and Chief of Military Justice. He joined Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon upon his departure from the military and now is one of the firm's senior attorneys practicing in the areas of real estate law, probate, guardianship and trust litigation, and commercial litigation. Alan is board certified in Real Estate law by The Florida Bar and is Certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Mediator.

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