Mr. Sheffler focuses his practice on representation of businesses involved in a wide range of industries and on issues including business litigation, commercial collection, business strategy and contract negotiation. Additionally, Mr. Sheffler represents clients in the construction industry throughout Florida on issues involving Florida's Construction Lien law, payment bond claims and varied construction related matters.
Mr. Sheffler graduated from the University of Florida's College of Business Administration in 1987. In 1990, he graduated from the University of Florida College of Law receiving his Juris Doctorate degree and has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1991. He is a member of the Florida Bar, American Bar Association, and American Inns of Court.
Mr. Sheffler was an associate with the Law Offices of Robert Worman from 1991-1994. He then served as President and corporate attorney to his family's food and paper goods distribution business in central Florida from 1994 until 2002. Mr. Sheffler returned to the full time practice of law as an associate with the Law Offices of Robert B. Worman in 2002. In January 2006, he became a shareholder and partner in the firm now known as Worman & Sheffler, P.A.
By having been intimately involved in the daily operations of the wholesale distribution business, Mr. Sheffler developed a working knowledge and familiarity with issues involving credit analysis, open account sales, warehousing and varied business matters that gives him a unique understanding of many of the business issues facing his clients.
Mr. Sheffler has conducted several seminars on such topics as business credit analysis and debt collection under Florida law as well as Florida's Construction Lien Law. He has also lectured for the National Business Institute.
Mr. Sheffler has been active in many community and civic organizations, and in 2006 and 2007 volunteered as a member of the Executive Steering Committee for AAU Baseball for the state of Florida.
Hourly ($300-325/hour), contingent (25-33%)
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1991||09/08/2015|
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|Teach-In Honorary Teacher-Lawyer||Orange County Schools Teach-In Award||2010|
|AV Pre-Eminent Rating||Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory||2010|
|Partner||Worman & Sheffler, P.A.||1991 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida||N/A||2013 - Present|
|American Inns of Court||N/A||2007 - 2009|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||N/A||1991 - Present|
|United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida||N/A||1991 - Present|
|Construction Lien Transfer Bonds in arbitration||Awarded 100% of client's claim, plus interest, attorney's fees and costs|
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|Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine||Orlando's Top Lawyers - Commercial and Construction Litigation||2012|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|2012 Florida Lien Law Seminar||Florida Construction Liens and Bond Claims||2012|
|Orlando seminar||Common Legal Issues For Small Business||2011|
|2011 Florida Lien Law Seminar||Florida Construction Liens and Bond Claims||2011|
|2010 Florida Lien Law Seminar||Florida Construction Liens and Bond Claims||2010|
|2009 Florida Lien Law Seminar||Florida Construction Liens and Bond Claims||2009|
|NBI Seminar||Successfully Collecting Debts and Judgments||2006|
|NBI Seminar||Debt Collection for Start to Finish||2004|