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About Me

Johanne Valois Shoffstall is an attorney who has been practicing since 1994.  She is the founder and president of the Law Offices of Johanne Valois, P.A.  


While she is a proponent of a model of more peaceful, less adversorial divorce proceedings, her office provides all levels of legal representation with respect to separation and divorce issues, whether you are married or unmarried, including same-sex couples, whether you have children or not. 


Domestic Violence?  Her office offers representation for parties involved in domestic violence proceedings.  Whether you are a petitioner or a respondent. 


She provides an array of services:  


litigation services.


mediation services for parties represented by attorneys and for those who are not represented. 


pre-filing mediation: this can hopefully avoid costly legal battles. 


parenting coordination.


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Languages Spoken: French, English

Practice Areas


  1. Mediation: 50%
    15 years, 100 cases
  2. Family: 45%
    21 years, 750 cases
  3. Uncontested Divorce: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Jennifer Ann Ficarrotta

    A great, family-centered mediator. Willing to go the extra mile and spend the extra time to get it right.


    Jennifer Ficarrotta Family Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Betty Elaine Jones

    I endorse this lawyer. Johanne is an excellent attorney who zealously represents her clients amirably in and out of Court. She is a formidable opponent and a dynamic mediator.


    Betty Jones Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of Johanne Valois, P.A.

235 Apollo Beach Blvd.
Apollo Beach, FL, 33572


FLMember in Good Standing199409/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2011-2012 Executive and Professional Woman of the YearNational Association of Professional Women2011
Certificate of Merit for Outstanding PerformanceFlorida Bar -- Family Law Section2003
Honor for Leadership and AchievementStrathmore's Who's Who Honors2002
Outstanding Achievement in the Study of LawWho's Who Among American Law Students1993
Moot Court BoardStetson University College of Law1992
First Internship at Tampa General HospitalStetson University College of Law1992
B V rated DistinguishedMartindale HubbellN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentParenting Coordination and Mediation Services2009 - Present
Founder and PresidentJessica Dailey Legal Services, Inc.2008 - Present
PresidentLaw Offices of Johanne Valois, P.A.1998 - Present
Associate attorneyRonald S. Reed, P.A.1996 - 1998
AttorneyJohanne Valois, P.A.1995 - 1996
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Professional WomenMember2011 - Present
American Inns of Court chapterMaster2009 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Florida chapter)Member2009 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1998 - Present
Florida BarMember1994 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember1994 - Present
The International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta PhiMember1992 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Oscar W. Prado, Jr. v. Karen D. TorrensClient granted custody modification request
Stockard v. StockardSuccessful on all fronts:children/civil/criminal
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Publication NameTitleDate
Blog on pcmtampoabay.comRest in Peace, You Can't be Tormented Anymore2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comBeware, the Law is Changing...again2010
Blog on"Happy" Father's Day?2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comStudy on Children of Lesbian Couples2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comSurviving the Loss of a Child2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comNew Child Support Law2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comThe P.E.A.C.E Process of Divorce2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comFacebook and Divorce2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comCollaborative Divorce2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comRead the Well Anticipated New Law2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comTips for Parent During and After Divorce2010
Blog on pcmtampabay.comSharing Secrets With Children2009
Blog on pcmtampabay.comPet Sharing Case2009
Blog on pcmtampabay.comBan on Divorce?2009
Blog on pcmtampabay.comSharing Secrets With Children (2)2009
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/AJuris Doctorate1993
University of South FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Evelyn M. Duvall Family Studies ConferenceFamilies in the court system today2011
Legislative UpdateLegislative Update2010
Various Presentations in Local ChurchesVarious family law subjects2008
Domestic Violence: What's the Rule of Thumb Anyway?Domestic Violence1999
Domestic Violence: What's the Rule of Thumb Anyway?Domestic Violence1998