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Albert A. Sanchez | Sarasota Business Lawyer

Albert Sanchez Lawyer

Albert A. Sanchez

Contract, Business Organization, Corporate, Construction, Landlord-Tenant, Corporate Tax

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Albert A. Sanchez has practiced law in the Sarasota and Manatee area for over thirty years. His areas of concentration are construction and business law. Born in Tampa, Florida, he graduated from Riverview High School in Sarasota, Florida with High Honors and was a member of the National Honor Society. He received his undergraduate degree with High Honors from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctorate from The University of Florida where he was Articles Editor for the Law Review. Mr. Sanchez practiced Business and Tax law from 1978-1997. From 1998 through 2014, in addition to representing select clients, he acted as managing partner of multiple commercial and residential developments and construction projects in areas including St. Armand’s Circle, downtown Sarasota, Palmer Ranch and Lakewood Ranch. Mr. Sanchez is a Certified Building Contractor in the state of Florida. Awarded the 2005 Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida, Mr. Sanchez has been an avid supporter of the University of Florida. He has been a member of various boards of charitable organizations including The Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota where he was awarded the Outstanding Board Member of the year in 2007. While his sons were players, he coached Little League baseball for four years, All-Stars for three, and served as a board member of the organization. Mr. Sanchez has been married to Carolyn since 1981 and is the proud father of three children, Kate, Harrison, and Colin.

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Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
An example of a case, which is consistent with my ongoing message to clients, is where a dispute arose between two business partners in a limited liability company. I drafted the Operating Agreement and included provisions on behalf of my client which, when the partner attempted to take advantage of my client, allowed my client to point out the provisions of the Operating Agreement which clearly prohibited the person from taking advantage of him, or the partner would suffer adverse legal consequences.

How did you build a successful practice?
A successful attorney is one who achieves excellent results for his client and equally importantly, advises his clients how to avoid and prevent problems and disputes in the future. Once a client believes you are part of his team instead of an unavoidable expense, he will spread the word.

What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Clients should look for expertise, strategic planning, honesty and fairness in billing on the basis of value added services.

How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
Local knowledge can be helpful, but the law related to business and construction transactions is primarily state law.

What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
I can provide a lot of information. I believe the initial consultation should give a client a good legal overview of his/her situation.

What information do you need in a free phone consultation?
I just need the essential facts of the matter and the clients name.

What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
There are many very good attorneys in the Sarasota-Bradenton area. I try to be diligent and responsive.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
The most rewarding aspect of my job is interacting with a client on a problem or dispute, and achieving a result that is better than the client thought possible.

What are your other interests in addition to law?
My other interests include physical fitness, my family and organizations which contribute to the assistance, protection and support of animals and children.

Are you involved in your community?
Yes. Over the years I have been on various boards and contributed financially to organizations which support children and animal protection, child education and financial assistance.

Position Organization Location Duration
President and Owner Sanchez Law, PLLC Sarasota, FL Present
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Florida Levin College of Law JD Law School 1978
University of Florida Bachelor Philosophy/Logic n/a
State / Court Date
Florida 1979
  • Florida State Bar Association
    Certified Building Contractor, State of Florida

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(1979) Licensed as Attorney in Florida. Verified with State Bar of Florida. August 20, 2015

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The Constrction Project: Do we have a team? Part I(2015-09-15 14:49:12)
Owners, Contractors. Design Professionals - the three major players in construction projects. Are they partners in the project? On the samae team? The answers are: No, Maybe and Depends. From both a legal and financial perspective...

THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT: Do we have a team? Part II(2015-09-16 12:08:03)
What are we building and what’s the real price? Fundamental to a construction agreement are two seemingly basic and simple concepts: the scope of work and the total project price. Yet they are a frequent source of dispute and litigation.

Starting a new business? Don't forget the legal details!(2015-09-22 15:24:45)
A legal to-do list for new businesses to avoid ownership problems and disputes and enhance likelihood of success.

THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT Part III Who's Responsible When Something Goes Wrong?(2015-09-23 15:04:37)
All parties involved in a construction project must have clearly defined roles and responsibilities to avoid disputes and litigation and ensure success

How to Start Your Real Estate Project?(2015-10-21 11:13:45)
A property owner or developer must make important decisions as to a design team when planning a construction project in order to create a good project budget and achieve a good return on investment.

FL State Lawyer Additional Information: Elegibility in Florida: Eligible to practice in Florida Florida Circuit: 12

Fee:Initial consultation up to 20 minutes free.  Thereafter, the fees are based on a rate of $275 per hour.

Service Type:General

Language:English

Update Date:2014-04-07


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2055 Wood Street
Ste 206
Sarasota, FL 34237

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