Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Establishes Endowment Fund in Memory of Partner

  • December 26, 2012

SARASOTA, FL - The Sarasota office of the law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP has established and made a significant contribution to an endowment fund in memory of former partner, Jeffrey S. Russell who passed away in October.  The Jeffrey S. Russell – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Memorial Fund has been established through Gulf Coast Community Foundation. 

The Real Estate Department of the Sarasota office will direct an annual donation from the endowment to one or more charitable organizations that enhance the quality of life for all who live and work in the Sarasota region. This fund and Gulf Coast Community Foundation are able to perpetuate Jeff’s memory by supporting charitable causes for years to come.

"Jeff was a well-respected partner and friend and the Firm wanted to create a fund that would leave a lasting legacy in his memory and continue both his and the firm’s involvement and commitment to enrich our community," said Benjamin R. Hanan, Managing Partner of the Sarasota office. "Gulf Coast Community Foundation has been perpetuating personal memories and charitable goals since its formation in 1995.  By partnering with the Foundation, the memory of Jeff will be a reality and a partnership of involvement in our community.” 

Additional contributions to the fund in Jeff’s memory can be made online https://www.gulfcoastcf.org/ or by mail to:


Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Jeffrey S. Russell – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Memorial Fund
601 Tamiami Trail South
Venice, FL 34285

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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service business law firm with more than 225 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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