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James D. Gibson - Sarasota, FL - Elite Lawyer
Elite Lawyer Since 2022

James D. Gibson

Sarasota, FL Business, Real Estate & Commercial Litigation Attorney

Practice Areas

Business Law, Banking & Finance Law, Business & Commercial Law, Business Organizations, Contracts, Collections, Trademarks, Litigation, Real Estate, Appeals, Trial Lawyer, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Main Office

Gibson, Kohl & Wolff, P.L.
1800 2nd Street, Suite 777
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-362-8880
Fax: 941-966-3594

About James D. Gibson

Mr. Gibson, a proud native Hoosier, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Finance from Ball State University in 1982. He initially delved into the realms of retail and banking before pursuing law school in 1984. Upon obtaining his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree in 1987 from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indiana University, he relocated to Florida.

Since 1988, Mr. Gibson has been an integral founding partner at a Sarasota-based law firm. His legal focus primarily centers on business, real estate, and commercial litigation. Notably, he holds Board Certification in business litigation by the Florida Bar, a distinction achieved by a mere 219 out of over 92,330 eligible practicing attorneys as of December 2022.

Recognized for his exceptional professional competence and ethical standards, Mr. Gibson has been awarded an "AV" rating by the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, denoting the highest attainable level based on evaluations from peers and judges. Furthermore, his accolades include the 2022 designation as an "Elite Lawyer," a title reserved for legal professionals demonstrating remarkable skill, recognition by peers, extensive experience, and active community involvement.

To schedule your FREE consultation with the Sarasota Business, Real Estate & Commercial Litigation Attorney, visit online or call 941-362-8880.


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D.-1987
Ball State University, B.S.-1982

Bar Associations

Florida Bar Associations
Sarasota County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Certified Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar, 1996- Present

Professional Associations

Sarasota County Bar Association, 1988
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, 2000

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