John W. Monroe, Jr.




John Monroe received a degree in Business Administration from Auburn University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1978. He is board-certified by The Florida Bar in Real Estate Law and represents numerous builders, developers, realtors, and lenders in the areas of real estate and probate law. John is rated an AV attorney by Martindale Hubbell, since 1995, has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for real estate law, and has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer for several years. 

He is an agent for Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund, Chicago Title, and American Pioneer Title. He is also active in the Real Property Probate Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association and Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association. John enjoys golf, hunting, and fishing.


  • Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon, Shareholder, 1991 – present
  • Levin Papantonio. Shareholder 1978 – 1991


  • Stetson University College of Law, 1978
  • Auburn University, 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar


  • All Florida State Courts 

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Real Property Probate Trust Law Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • Rotary of Pensacola
    • Member and past Program Chair
  • Homebuilders Association
    • Member
  • Association of Realtors
    • Member
  • Fiesta of Five Flags
    • Board Member

Recognition & Awards

  • Board-Certified Real Estate Lawyer by the The Florida Bar
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated among the “Best Real Estate Lawyers In America”, 1993-2000
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2006, 2011-2014