Nancy E. Cason joined the Syprett Meshad Law Firm in 1998, became an Associate in 2002 and became Partner in 2006. She is currently a Managing Partner of the Firm. She was born in New York, N.Y., raised in Sarasota from the age of 3 and educated in the State of Florida. By all accounts, she is a Sarasota native and has a deep commitment to her hometown Sarasota community.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida in 1998, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Thereafter, she attended the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, in Gainesville, Florida. She was awarded her Juris Doctorate degree in 2002, graduating with High Honors, and earning the distinction of being named a member of the Florida Chapter of the Order of the Coif. In law school, she was appointed to the prestigious Florida Law Review and elected to the Senior Board of the Florida Law Review from 2001-2002 wherein she held the Executive Board position of Senior Symposium Editor. While in law school, Ms. Cason was also the recipient of three Book Awards for achieving the top grade in the classes of Contracts, Trial Practice and Land Use Planning. She was a teaching assistant for Contracts, Legal Research and Writing and Appellate Advocacy. She was also awarded a Pro Bono Certificate for her dedication to pro bono legal work in law school, a virtue which she has carried with her into her law practice.
Ms. Cason was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2002. Since then, she has also been admitted to practice in federal court before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Ms. Cason currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Sarasota County Bar Association and is a Past President of the Young Lawyers Division of the Sarasota County Bar Association, having served on the YLD Board of Directors from 2002-2010. Ms Cason is also affiliated with many local professional organizations including the Florida Association of Women Lawyers and the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Group. Ms. Cason is an authorized title insurance agent for both Old Republic Title Insurance Company and Attorneys Title Insurance Fund.
Active in our community, Ms. Cason volunteers her time to many non-profit organizations by serving on various non-profit committees throughout the year. Ms. Cason is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of Girls Inc., a local non-profit organization which inspires all girls to be “Strong, Smart and Bold.” Nancy attended Girls Inc. as a young girl for many years, is passionate about the mission of Girls Inc., and dedicated to serving this organization in as many ways as possible. In addition to her work with Girls Inc., Ms. Cason also serves her community by volunteering with the Twelfth Judicial Circuit’s as a pro bono foreclosure defense attorney. In addition to taking on many pro bono legal cases each year, she also participates in public service legal projects including, but not limited to, the YLD’s Law in the Library Series, and gives free public presentations on such topics as Everything you Need to Know to Buy Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant Law and Foreclosure Prevention and Foreclosure Defense. Ms. Cason has also participated in several foreclosure roundtable discussions with local Chief Judge Lee Haworth which have been televised locally and which currently appear on the Sarasota County Foreclosure Website.
Ms. Cason’s practice areas focus on all aspects of real estate law both transactional and litigation. Her transactional practice ranges from commercial and residential contract preparation and closings to foreclosure prevention (short sales, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and loan modifications), title insurance, commercial lending, private lending, real estate and business contracts, residential and commercial leases, general business law/corporate formation and land use law. She is also a member of the Firm’s litigation department, practicing in the areas of general real estate litigation, foreclosure defense, general commercial litigation, landlord/tenant law, estate/probate/trust litigation and appellate advocacy.
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Experience & Credentials
|Practice Areas||Real Estate; Real Estate Transactions and Litigation; Landlord and Tenant Law; Foreclosure Defense; Probate and Trust Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Appellate Practice|
|University||University of South Florida, B.A., 1998|
|Law School||University of South Florida (B.A., 1998); University of Florida (J.D., with high honors, 2002)|
|Admitted||2002, Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida|
|Memberships||Sarasota County Bar Association (Member, Young Lawyers Division).|
|Born||New York, N.Y., July 25, 1977|
|Biography||Order of Coif. Recipient, Book Award, Contracts, Trial Practice, Land Use and Planning. Senior Symposium Editor, Florida Law Review. Teaching Assistant, Legal Research Writing, Appellate Advocacy and Contract Law, University of Florida, 1999-2002.|