Scott S. Sheffler

Scott S. Sheffler

Partner
Location:
Winter Park, Florida
Phone:
407-843-5353
888-279-3811 (Toll Free)
Fax:
407-841-9516
Email:

Mr. Sheffler focuses his practice on representation of businesses involved in a wide range of industries and on issues including business litigation, commercial collection, business strategy and contract negotiation. Additionally, Mr. Sheffler represents clients in the construction industry throughout Florida on issues involving Florida's Construction Lien law, payment bond claims and varied construction related matters. Mr. Sheffler is also an Athlete Agent licensed in the state of Florida, advising and representing baseball players both before and after the Major League Baseball draft and throughout the players’ professional careers.

Mr. Sheffler graduated from the University of Florida's College of Business Administration in 1987. In 1990, he graduated from the University of Florida College of Law receiving his Juris Doctorate degree and has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1991. He is a member of the Florida Bar, American Bar Association, and American Inns of Court.

Mr. Sheffler was an associate with the Law Offices of Robert Worman from 1991-1994. He then served as President and corporate attorney to his family's food and paper goods distribution business in central Florida from 1994 until 2002. Mr. Sheffler returned to the full time practice of law as an associate with the Law Offices of Robert B. Worman in 2002. In January 2006, he became a shareholder and partner in the firm now known as Worman & Sheffler, P.A.

By having been intimately involved in the daily operations of the wholesale distribution business, Mr. Sheffler developed a working knowledge and familiarity with issues involving credit analysis, open account sales, warehousing and varied business issues that gives him a unique understanding of many of the business issues facing his clients.

Mr. Sheffler has conducted several seminars on such topics as business credit analysis and debt collection under Florida law as well as Florida's Construction Lien Law. He has also lectured for the National Business Institute.

Mr. Sheffler has been active in many community and civic organizations, and in 2006 and 2007 volunteered as a member of the Executive Steering Committee for AAU Baseball for the state of Florida.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Commerical Law and Litigation
  • 40% Construction Law and Litigation
  • 10% Business Formations, Contracts and Organizational Issues
  • 9% Business Transactional Matters
  • 1% Representation of Baseball Players
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Formation & Organization
  • Business Sales
  • Commercial Debt Collection
  • Construction Law
  • Contract Drafting & Negotiation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy Claims
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Real Property Law and Litigation
  • Secured Transactions
  • Sports Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2014

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1990
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Major: Business Administration

Classes/Seminars

  • Debt Collection From Start to Finish, National Business Institute, December 2, 2004 - December 3, 2004
  • Successfully Collecting Debts and Judgments, National Business Institute, September 18, 2006 - September 19, 2006
  • 2007 Florida Construction Lien and Bond Laws, Southern Association of Credit Management, June 26, 2007
  • 2007 Florida Construction Lien and Bond Laws, Southern Association of Credit Management, December 12, 2007
  • Construction Lien and Payment Bond Seminar, NACM, 2003 - Present
  • Legal Issues for Small Business, Various, 2010 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Inns of Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association

Languages

  • English