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John Kevork Shamsey

John Kevork Shamsey

Practice areas:

Government, Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, Armenian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Government: 60%
    12 years, 50 cases
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
    12 years, 25 cases
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    11 years, 50 cases



Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jason Paul Ramos

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known John Shamsey for several years and have worked with him directly. I can attest that he is a highly ethical lawyer who works hard and diligently to get the best results for his clients.


    Jason Ramos Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joseph E Soler

    I highly recommend Mr. John Shamsey for all real estate and foreclosure related issues. He is highly competent, experienced and possesses the utmost integrity. In addition, he is highly regarded in the community as well as the courthouse.


    Joseph Soler Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Fournier, Connolly, Warren & Shamsey, P.A.

1 S School Ave Ste 700
Sarasota, FL, 342376045


FLMember in Good Standing200205/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified - City, County & Local Government LawFlorida Bar2014
Dorothy Schramm World Affairs Student Writing Competition WinnerUniversity of Iowa College of Law2002

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentJohn K. Shamsey, P.A.2005 - 2008
AttorneyDooley & Drake, PA2003 - 2005
Assistant County AttorneyCharlotte County Attorney's Office2002 - 2003

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Municipal Attorneys AssociationMember2013 - Present
Armenian Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Stetson Law Review"Thank You for Not Smoking . . . Indoors: The Confusing State of Local Government Smoking Regulation in Floirda"2014
The Docket Sarasota County Bar Association"City Code Compliance Liens and Foreclosures"2010
The Agenda-City, County and Local Government Law Section of the Florida Bar"Community Land Trusts: Are We Witnessing the Future of Affordable Housing in Florida"2007

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
SMALSS Monthly MeetingThe Florida Sunshine Law and Public Records Requests2014
Mid-Year MeetingThe Armenian Genocide and International Law: Past, Present and Future2003