Family-Law-1SEAN P. SHEPPARD, SHEPPARD FIRM, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale, practices in the areas of real estate and contract litigation, family law litigation, criminal proceedings, and general civil litigation. Mr. Sheppard has extensive trial experience, having handled hundreds of contested trials before judges and juries. In addition to his trial experience, he has personally handled over sixty appeals, including appeals before The Florida Supreme Court.

After receiving his law degree, Mr. Sheppard spent four and a half years as a judge advocate general in the U.S. Navy, serving as both a legal assistance attorney and criminal defense attorney. He is admitted to practice in Florida and New York, and is authorized to practice before all U.S. Federal Districts Courts within the State of Florida. Mr. Sheppard received his bachelor’s degree from Stockton State College (New Jersey) and his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, where he was a Member of the Law Review.

Mr. Sheppard is married, has four children, is a resident of Broward County, and attends Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale.

To schedule your free consultation, please call Sean P. Sheppard directly at (954) 632-0668.

Real Estate & Contracts

Sean P. Sheppard has personally handled all manner of real estate and contract litigation, including contract disputes, escrow deposit disputes, interpleader actions, breach of contract actions, quiet title actions, residential and commercial eviction matters, and probate matters necessary to allow for the disposition of real estate titled in the name of those who are deceased.

Criminal Defense

Sean P. Sheppard began his career as a criminal defense attorney in the United States Navy, as a Judge Advocate General. Mr. Sheppard has personally handled hundreds of criminal proceedings before judges and juries, has personally handled contested and negotiated pleas on behalf of defendants involved in all charges ranging from drug offenses to first degree murder.

Appeals

Sean P. Sheppard has personally handled over sixty (60) appeals before District Courts of Appeals in the State of Florida. Mr. Sheppard has also argued cases before The Florida Supreme Court, and recently was successful on appeal before The Florida Supreme Court, obtaining a reversal of an opinion entered by the Fifth District Court of Appeals.

Family Law

Sean P. Sheppard has personally handled hundreds of contested and mediated family law disputes, including dissolutions of marriage, paternity matters, child support enforcement and defense, department of revenue cases, Department of Children & Families proceedings, stepparent adoptions, name changes, and related family law proceedings.

Civil Litigation

Sean P. Sheppard has handled hundreds of contested trials before Judges and juries, and has also mediated hundreds of matters to successful conclusions. Mr. Sheppard’s over twenty (20) years of experience affords to his clients the benefit of his counsel.