Shawn A. DeVries: Lawyer with The DeVries Law Firm, P.A.

Shawn A. DeVries

Principal
Jacksonville,  FL  U.S.A.
http://www.devrieslegal.com
Phone904-337-5752

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Practice Areas

  • General Practice
  • Immigration and Nationality
  • Business Immigration
  • Citizenship
  • Employment Authorizations
  • Employment Immigration
  • Employment Visas
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Investor Visas
  • Permanent Visas
  • Religious Visas
  • Visas
  • Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Community Property Law
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • International Family Law
  • Interstate Support
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Palimony
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Entertainment and the Arts
  • Entertainment Contracts
  • Entertainment Finance
  • Entertainment Law
  • Entertainment Liability
  • Entertainment Litigation
  • Entertainment Syndication
  • Interactive Multimedia Law
  • Motion Picture Finance
  • Motion Picture Production and Distribution
  • Motion Pictures and Television
  • Multimedia Law
  • Music Copyright
  • Music Law
  • Music Licensing
  • Music Publishing
  • Theater Law
  • Video Law
  • Computers and Software
  • Computer Contracts
  • Computer Crime
  • Computer Fraud
  • Computer Law
  • Collections
  • Commercial Collections
  • Garnishments
  • International Collections
  • Post Judgment Collections
  • Professional Collections
  • Retail Collections
  • Secured Collections
  • Unsecured Collections
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Local Liquor Options
  • Mediation
  • Resorts and Leisure
  • Amusement Park Liability
  • Country Club Law
  • Golf Course Development
  • Health Club Law
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • Hospitality Law
  • Hotel and Resort Development
  • Hotel and Resort Law
  • Hotel Franchise Law
  • Hotel Liability
  • Hotel Security
  • Innkeeper Law
  • International Hotels and Resorts
  • Marina Liability
  • Private Club Law
  • Recreational Law
  • Recreational Property Law
  • Resort Timeshares
  • Restaurant Law
  • Restaurant Liability
  • Ski Area Liability
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Water Park Safety
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Bankruptcy
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped
  • Children
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Financial Planning
  • International Estate Planning
  • International Trusts
  • International Trusts and Estates
  • Living Trusts
  • Offshore Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Retirement Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Surrogates Court Practice
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust and Estate Collections
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Planning
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Missing Heir Searches
  • Successions
  • Probate
  • Ancillary Probate
  • International Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Probate Taxation
  • Internet Law
  • Content Licensing
  • Cybersquatting
  • Digital Signatures
  • Domain Name Infringement
  • Domain Names
  • E-Commerce
  • E-Commerce Taxation
  • Electronic Security
  • Internet Crimes
  • Internet Insurance
  • Internet Liability
  • Internet Licensing
  • Internet Litigation
  • Web Site Development
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Evictions
  • Industrial Leasing
  • International Leasing
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Lease Finance
  • Lease Terminations
  • Leasing
  • Leveraged Leasing
  • Office Leasing
  • Rent Control
  • Retail Leasing
  • Shopping Center Leasing
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 904-337-5752
Fax: (904) 517-8060
http://www.devrieslegal.com
 
University University of Central Florida, B.S., Cum Laude; Nova Southeastern University, M.B.A.
 
Law SchoolFlorida Coastal School of Law, J.D.
 
Admitted2012, Florida
 
Memberships 

Jacksonville Bar Association; The Florida Bar.

 
Biography

Shawn A. DeVries is a licensed Florida Bar Attorney. He is also a Florida Supreme Court Family, Circuit Civil, and Appellate Mediator. Before coming to Jacksonville more than four years ago, Shawn resided in Central Florida after relocating from his home town in Syracuse, New York. Prior to becoming an attorney, Shawn worked in the hospitality industry throughout Central Florida and Upstate NY for over fourteen years. Over those fourteen years he worked for both small hospitality firms as well as Fortune 500 companies. During that time, Shawn received his Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from the University of Central Florida and has substantially completed his Masters of Business Administration from NOVA Southeastern University.
After gaining many years of experience in hospitality, Shawn then decided to relocate to Jacksonville to pursue law school at Florida Coastal School of Law. Shawn believed he could utilize his many years of experience in the hospitality industry in the legal field. Today, Shawn has his own law firm, The DeVries Law Firm, P.A., that is centered around his passion of combining hospitality and law. The philosophy of the Firm is to solve individual’s legal problems with a taste of hospitality. Shawn’s goal is to make his guests at the Firm feel completely comfortable, safe, and relaxed. He understands that legal problems can be overwhelming and taxing. Therefore, Shawn tries to make the legal process as stress-free as possible by pampering all of his guests that walk through the door. The main areas of law that his Firm practices in are family law, estate planning, and personal injury. However, The Firm will most certainly help individuals with other legal issues outside those three areas of law; or refer to other firms, if necessary.
In addition to maintaining his Firm, Shawn concentrates on mediation. Shawn believes that working through legal issues by negotiation and agreement is the best way to proceed; and, he wants individuals to work through and experience a positive journey through the legal process. He understands that everyone has enough stress and worries outside legal process.



Certified Florida Supreme Court Family Law Mediator




Certified Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil Mediator




Certified Florida Supreme Court Appellate Mediator

 
ISLN922486661
 
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Office Information

Shawn A. DeVries

1540 Monument Road, Suite 4
JacksonvilleFL 32225-8311




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