Fergeson Skipper Attorney James O. Fergeson, Jr.

James O. Fergeson, Jr.
Senior Counsel

James O. Fergeson, Jr.
Rated by Super Lawyers

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James O. Fergeson, Lawyer of the Year

  • Board Certified as a Specialist in Tax Law, The Florida Bar, 1983

  • Florida, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. in Taxation - 1974
  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1973
    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 1970

  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Member
  • Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, Former Trustee

  • Best Lawyers® 2022 "Lawyer of the Year," Tax Law, Sarasota Metro Area
  • Best Lawyers® 2020 "Lawyer of the Year," Tax Law, Sarasota Metro Area
  • 2008 - 2021 Florida Super Lawyer®
  • 2015 - 2022 Best Lawyers® in America
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

  • Enjoys golf, snow skiing, riding horses and traveling with his family and friends

James O. Fergeson, Jr.