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Joshua Adam Cossey

Joshua Adam Cossey

also known as Joshua A. Cossey

Practice areas:

Business, Real Estate, Employment & Labor, Estate Planning, Corporate & Incorporation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Agriculture

About Me

Joshua began his legal career working for a boutique firm in
Gainesville focusing on consumer
litigation and property disputes. In addition to proudly serving in the Florida
Army National Guard, he spends considerable time supporting local charities and
educating the public on issues related to real estate and the mortgage



Foreclosure Defense: Short Sales, Modifications,

Real Estate Transaction and Litigation

Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 and 13

Fair Debt and Credit Reporting

Mortgage Fraud: TILA, RESPA, HOEPA, and ECOA violations

Divorce: Contested and Uncontested

Commercial Transactions and Litigation



American Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

National Association of Consumer Advocates

Business Section of ABA

Jacksonville Bar

Florida Bar
Real Property, Probate and Trust Section

Florida Bar Foreclosure
Defense Section



Attorneys Saving Homes

Chairman of American Lung Association YPG  

Wounded Warriors Project Volunteer

Guys with Ties Philanthropy




Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Business: 30%
    9 years, 300 cases
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    9 years, 400 cases
  3. Employment & Labor: 15%
    0 years
  4. Mergers & Acquisitions: 10%
    0 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Cossey. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who gets great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Charles Shields

    I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible.


    James Shields Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Sentinel Firm

1710 Shadowood Ln.
Suite 210
Jacksonville, FL, 32207



FLMember in Good Standing200808/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Lawyers in AmericaInternational Top 100 Business2014
NE FL Top Lawyers in Business904 Magazine2014
Who's Who of Executives in the Legal ServicesThe Cambridge Heritage Society2010
Army Achievement MedalUnited states Army2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
General Counsel & Senior VPLatitude 360, Inc2014 - Present
Senior VP OperationsThe HCI Group2013 - 2014
Of CounselThe Bankruptcy Firm Of Lansing J. Roy, P.A.2011 - 2012
Of CounselThe Chestnut Firm2009 - 2010
Managing AttorneySentinel Law, P.A.2009 - Present
AssociateThe Law Offices of Robert W. Bauer2007 - 2008
Law ClerkCity Attorney of Gainesville2006 - 2006
Legal AnalystUniversity of Florida2005 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2010 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesN/A2010 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionN/A2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Exception to the NormDIL & Short Sale for 2 properties - same person

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Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Bar Journal, February EditionA Horse is Horse of Course of Course, But is it Agriculture2012
Drake Journal of Agricultural LawProtecting Equine Rescue From Being Put Out to Pasture2011
Drake Journal of Agricultural LawEvaluation on Whether Ranches for Abandoned Horses out to be entitled to Greenbelt Status2011
The ResidentWe're watching out for you2010
Florida Bar JournalUdder Nonsense? The Emerging Issue of Raw Milk Sales in Florida, Part I: Regulation2008
Handbook of Fence and Florida Property LawProperty and Boundary Law for Adjoining Land Owners2007
Drake Journal of Agricultural LawThe Legal Basis for Regulatory Control of Invasive Citrus Pests in Florida2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLand UseJuris Doctor2007
Florida State UniversityPolitical Science & PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Florida Atlantic UniversityN/AEnvironmental Studies Certificate1998

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Home Buyers SeminarShort Sales, Foreclosures, and Precautions2010
Florida Real Estate Investment CouncilCreating Margins between Net Present Value and Market Value2010
Agents, Cowboys, and Short Sale IndiansShort Sales2010