Patrick G. Emmanuel, Jr., Retired

Patrick G. Emmanuel, Jr., Retired

Of Counsel

Rick has been board certified in real estate law by The Florida Bar since 1991. His practice is concentrated in real estate transactions, development, leasing, and lending.
Rick joined Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon in 2004 and is a Director and the former Practice Group Leader of the Commercial Section. Previously, Rick practiced in Tampa, where for 12 years he focused on representing local, regional and national developers and lenders in a variety of commercial real estate transactions. Immediately prior to joining Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon, Rick was an in-house real estate lawyer with Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida. His practice at Winn-Dixie included extensive leasing and shopping center development work. He was also involved with the real estate aspects of the Company’s corporate financings.

  • Florida State University, College of Law, J.D., 1983
  • Florida A&M University, Community Psychology, M.S., 1980
  • Florida State University, Rehabilitation Counseling, M.S., 1975
  • University of Florida, Psychology, B.A., 1973
Professional Work Experience
  • Attorney, Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon, 2004
  • Attorney, In-House Counsel, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., 1996
  • Sole Practitioner, Patrick G. Emmanuel, Jr., 1992
  • Attorney/Partner, Taub & Williams, P.A., 1984
Special Qualifications
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer, The Florida Bar
  • Super Lawyer, 2016 and 2017
Court Admissions
  • All Florida State Courts, 1984
Professional Memberships

The Florida Bar:

  • Member, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Member, Landlord Tenant Committee
  • Past-Member, Mobile Home & RV Park Committee
  • Past-Member, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee

Escambia / Santa Rosa Bar Association

Title Agencies:

  • Old Republic National Title Insurance Co., Inc.
  • Chicago Title Insurance Co. 
  • First American Land Title Insurance Co. 
  • Fidelity National Title Group
  • Westcor Land Title Insurance Co.
  • Stewart Title Insurance Co.

Florida Super Lawyer, 2008, 2009, 2011, & 2016: Named one of Florida's top lawyers, as chosen by his peers, blue ribbon panel review, and through the Independent Research of Law and Politics, a distinction reserved for the top 5% of Florida attorneys in their respective areas of practice.

Civic and Community Involvement
  • Northside Centers, Inc., Past Member and President of the Board of Directors
  • Escambia Community Clinics, Inc., Past Member Board of Directors
  • Leadership Pensacola Alumni Association, Inc., Past member, Board of Directors
  • United Way, Funding Panel Member, Past member
  • NAIOP Northwest Florida Chapter, Board of Directors
  • Fiesta of Five Flags, Board of Directors 

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