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Joseph William Lehn

Joseph William Lehn

also known as Joe W. Lehn

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Divorce & Separation, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

About Me

Joseph W. Lehn is a New York native now practicing in Sarasota, Manatee, Lee and Charlotte Counties.

Joe received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from the University of South Florida. He went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. Additionally, he received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Elder Law from Stetson University College of Law.

Joseph W. Lehn is the managing partner of Lehn Law, P.A with offices in downtown Sarasota, North Port and Port Charlotte, conveniently serving Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee counties. 

Joe is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, and is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, and the Middle District of Florida Federal Court.

Lehn Law, P.A., is committed to providing zealous, affordable representation. As our client, you will receive prompt personal service from an attorney who is compassionate and focused on meeting your legal needs. The clients of Joseph W. Lehn always receive the benefits of his best efforts and he works hard to assist them in resolving their legal issues.


Languages Spoken: English, American Sign Language

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 35%
    7 years
  2. Elder Law: 30%
    7 years
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    7 years
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    7 years
  5. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    7 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Todd M. Davis

    I've known Joe since law school. He is knowledgable in bankruptcy, foreclosure issues, and elder law. From what I know about Joe, he practices with a client-centered focus to provide value and quality representation.I endorse this lawyer.


    Todd Davis Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lehn Law, P.A.

2398 Fruitville Road.
Sarasota, FL, 34237

Lehn Law, P.A.

775 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL, 33953-3059




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
Client Distinction AwardMartindale Hubbell2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale Hubbell2014
Selected Bankruptcy Lawyer, Port Charlotte, FloridaAttorney Target2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerLehn Law, P.A.2008 - Present
ParalegalGulfcoast Legal Aid2007 - 2008
bankruptcyLaw Office of Louis Brunoforte2006 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
VA Accredited AttorneyN/A2014 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2012 - Present
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysNAELA2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
COOPER VS. COOPER, 69 So.3d 977 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011)Reversed in part, dismissed in part, and denied in part.
North Port Commons Condo Association v. Maverick Sign Company : 2011 SC003247 SCJudgment for Plaintiff

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLLM Elder LawLLM Elder Law2010
Florida Coastal School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of South FloridaInterdisciplinary Social ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
BLIBankruptcy Leadership Summit with Dave Ramsey2015
Villa Casa Retirement CommunityEstate Planning Pitfalls2014
Lawyer UpLawyer Up Radio Show2014
Short Sale SeminarThe Do's and Don'ts of Short Sales2011
Age-ucationWarning Signs Of Financial Exploitation of the Elderly2010