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Albert Sanchez

Albert A. Sanchez Jr.

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Practice Areas

  • Construction Law 25%
  • Business Law 25%
  • Contracts 25%
  • Tax Law 25%

Biography

Albert A. Sanchez has practiced law in the Sarasota and Manatee area for over thirty years. His areas of concentration are construction law, real estate law and business law.

Born in Tampa, Florida, he graduated from Riverview High School in Sarasota, Florida with High Honors and was a member of the National Honor Society. He received his undergraduate degree with High Honors from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctorate from The University of Florida where he was Articles Editor for the Law Review.

Mr. Sanchez commenced his law practice in Sarasota, FL in 1979. From 1998 through 2014, in addition to representing select clients, he acted as managing partner of multiple commercial and residential developments and construction projects in areas including St. Armand's Circle, downtown Sarasota, Palmer Ranch and Lakewood Ranch.

Mr. Sanchez was a Certified Building Contractor from 2012 through 2020 in the state of Florida and a member of ABA Forum on Construction - Divisions for Construction Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Contract Drafting.

Mr. Sanchez is a current member of the Florida Supreme Court Business and Contracts Jury Instruction Committee, as well as a member of the Florida Bar Business Law Section, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section and the Trial Lawyers Section.

Awarded the 2005 Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida, Mr. Sanchez has been an avid supporter of the University of Florida. He has been a member of various boards of charitable organizations including The Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota where he was awarded the Outstanding Board Member of the year in 2007.

While his sons were players, he coached Little League baseball for four years, All-Stars for three, and served as a board member of the organization.

Mr. Sanchez has been married to Carolyn since 1981 and is the proud father of three children, Kate, Harrison, and Colin.

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1978
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Philosophy

Honors

  • Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Florida, 2005
  • Outstanding Board Member, Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1979

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi

Languages

  • English

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner