Melissa Karp Elsbree has lived in Sarasota since she was 7 years old. After graduating high school, she attended The American University in Washington, D.C., obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice in 1983. Melissa subsequently earned her J.D. degree from Florida State University College of Law in December of 1990, immediately began her law practice in her hometown of Sarasota, and has practiced exclusively in Sarasota since that time.
Formerly a partner of Karp & Karp, P.A., Melissa has longstanding experience in handling complex civil litigation matters, concentrated primarily in the areas of mortgage foreclosure defense, breach of contract matters, consumer protection advocacy and personal injury litigation.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1991||09/12/2019|
|Managing Partner||Karp Law||2015 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Manatee County Bar Association||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Florida Bar||N/A||1991 - Present|
|Sarasota County Bar Association||N/A||1991 - Present|
|Florida State University College of Law||Juris Doctorate||1990|
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