SARASOTA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Adria Maria Jensen and Partner Meghan O. Serrano received awards from the Sarasota County Bar Association (SCBA) for their leadership as Section Chairs. The SCBA Awards Committee recognized Adria as Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and Meghan as Chair of the Appellate Practice Section for setting themselves apart through their hard work and achievement.
The SCBA is a voluntary organization of lawyers and judges who practice law and administer the judicial system in Sarasota County.
Adria is a persistent litigator and Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, who endeavors to bridge the gap between complex disputes and practical solutions. She focuses her practice on commercial and real estate law, as well as probate and trust disputes and guardianships. Companies and individuals alike look to her for her experience in contract negotiations, corporate disputes, dissolution actions, and collection enforcement and creditor rights. Additionally, Adria works with banks and other financial institutions on problem loans and special assets, and has extensive experience with all aspects of ORE/REO asset management and disposition.
Meghan is board certified in business litigation and she is considered an expert in her field, practicing in all phases of civil and business litigation, including performing and analyzing discovery; drafting motions; attending mediations, hearings, and motion sessions; conducting witness depositions; and preparing for trial and appellate proceedings. Meticulous and hardworking, Meghan regularly represents businesses, banks, and landlords in both state and federal court at the trial level and on appeal.
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 lawyers and seven offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.