SARASOTA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Amy J. Schaffer has joined the Sarasota office as a paralegal in the Litigation practice group where she brings with her nearly four decades of paralegal experience.
An Advanced Certified Paralegal in Civil Litigation and a Florida Registered Paralegal, Amy has extensive experience working in civil litigation. Her past experience has been in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, health care law, product liability, and antitrust law.
With extensive trial experience, Amy has assisted with more than 100 trials in her 39 years as a paralegal. She has participated in cases being tried in many of the 67 counties in Florida and the Middle District of Florida. Amy has also worked on appeals for the 2nd District Court of Appeal and the 11th Circuit.
Amy started her paralegal career as a law librarian, working for a local firm and for the Sarasota County Law Library. She has been associated with both defense and plaintiff firms over the course of her career. This legal background makes her excel at research, writing, and investigation work which are necessary in litigation cases.
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.