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
Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • 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
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Member
  • Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, Former Trustee
Honors and Awards
  • 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 – 2024 Best Lawyers® in America
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Personal Interests
  • Enjoys golf, snow skiing, riding horses and traveling with his family and friends
James O. Fergeson, Jr.