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Sierra Butler is the founder of Butler Elder Law.  Sierra embraces the use of technology to provide efficient and cost-effective services to her clients. She strives to ensure that her client-families are in the best position possible to provide quality care for their aging or disabled loved ones while maintaining their financial security.

Sierra is extremely active in the legal community where she is presently serving as President of the Young Lawyers Division of the Manatee County Bar Association, Secretary of the Manatee Chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and the Reporter for the Manatee American Inn of Court.  She is also a member of the Penick Elder Law Inn of Court, and the Elder Law and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law sections of the Florida Bar.

In her spare time, she likes playing volleyball and spending time with her husband and their three dogs.


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 20%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Medicaid & Medicare: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Guardianship: 20%

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  • Jeffrey C. Melick

    Sierra is an excellent lawyer. She has a keen knowledge of the law and works very hard for her clients. She is a very creative problem solver and knows how to get through the most difficult issues in a case. I highly recommend her.


    Jeffrey Melick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jesse R Butler

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    Jesse Butler Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Butler Elder Law, P.A.

2014 4th Street
Sarasota, FL, 34237


FLMember in Good Standing201306/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerButler Elder Law, P.A.2016 - Present
ShareholderDine, Pino & Moneymaker2016 - 2016
AssociateDine Law, P.L.2012 - 2015
AssociateKates & Barlow, PC2009 - 2011
AssociateFoley & Lardner, LLP2007 - 2009
Law ClerkMassachusetts Probate & Family Court2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Manatee County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident2015 - Present
Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Manatee County chapter)Secretary2015 - Present
Manatee American Inn of CourtReporter2014 - Present
Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Manatee County chapter)Member2012 - Present
Habitat for Humanity - Manatee CountyVolunteer Speaker2012 - Present
Florida Guardian ad litem, Twelfth Judicial CircuitVolunteer Guardian ad litem2011 - Present
Manatee County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionVice President2014 - 2015
Manatee County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard Member2013 - 2014
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Law Technology TodayContributor and Editor - Dine Law Blog Post2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Tusculum CollegePolitical Science, PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Qualification CourseLegal Aspects of Home Ownership2016
Qualification CourseLegal Aspects of Home Ownership2015
Qualification CourseLegal Aspects of Home Ownership2014
Basic Technology for LawyersSmall Firm Technology Survey (gave portion of presentation)2013