Sally B. Fox

Sally B. Fox

Sally Fox is certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in real estate. This specialization includes representing lenders and businesses in documenting complex commercial construction loans, master builder lines, developments, and post-closing modifications/spreaders. She has documented loans and transactions for large healthcare facilities, multi-location subdivisions and mobile home parks. Ms. Fox represents lenders in SBA 504 and 7A loans.
 
Ms. Fox handles residential closings, provides competitive title insurance, and valuable legal advice over and above what a title company can provide, including title advice and how to take title.
 
She regularly handles title problems, including quiet titles, easements, and boundary issues. She has facilitated rezoning and conditional use changes. She handles code enforcement matters.
 
Ms. Fox handles creditors’ rights, including bankruptcy, foreclosures, and collections, having handled thousands of these.
 
She can assist with simple estate planning and business entity planning, including as they relate to real estate considerations.
 
Ms. Fox is experienced and works hard for clients.
 

Education

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1983

  • Class Rank: Top 12%
  • Cumberland and National Dean's List - 1980-1983
  • Associate Editor and Member - The American Journal of Trial Advocacy

University of Heidelberg, Germany, Summer-1981 

Sophie Newcomb College of Tulane University, B.A., 1980

Professional Work Experience
  • Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon, P.A., 2002-Present, Director/ Shareholder
  • Carney Bussell & Associates Law Firm, P.A., 1998 - 2002, President/CEO
  • Carlton, Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler, P.A., 1992-1998, Shareholder
  • Harrell, Wiltshire, Swearingen, Wilson & Harrell, P.A., 1983-1992, Shareholder
Special Qualifications
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer, The Florida Bar 
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • Registered Mortgage Modification Mediator in the Florida Northern District Bankruptcy Court
  • Certified Arbitrator
  • Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education to service on the Real Estate Certification Grade Review Panel
Court Admissions

Florida Bar: All Florida State Courts, 1983 

U.S. District Courts:

  • Northern District of Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Southern District of Florida 
  • Southern District of Alabama 

U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit 

U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships

The Florida Bar - 1983 -Present
Real Estate Certification Committee - ¬1994-1998
Chair 1996-1997
Vice Chair 1995-1996

Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Executive Council - 1995-2004
First Circuit Representative, 1998-2004
Zoning and Code Enforcement Subcommittee,  Chair - 1997-1998 
Business Law Section
Bankruptcy-UCC Committee – Member – 1990 – 1999 and 2009 - present

Communications Committee – Member – 2010 - present 
 
Professional Ethics Committee 1984-1994

Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association - 1983-Present
President, 1995-1996
President-Elect - 1994-1995 
Secretary - 1992-1993 
Executive Council - 1990-1993, 1994-1997 
  
American Bar Association - 1983-Present
Consumer Bankruptcy Committee - 1991-1999 
Foreclosure and Related Remedies Committee - 1992-1999
Workouts, Enforcement of Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy 
Committee ¬- 1993-1994

Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association - 1990-Present
Chair, Membership Committee – 1998-1999
Board Member - 1992-1997
Secretary - 1993-1994; 1995-1996

Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc. – Member - 2010 - Present

Judicial Nominating Committee First Judicial Circuit – 2008 - 2012
Appointed by Gov. Bush

Emerald Coast Sustainable Committee – 2006 -2008
Appointed by Gov. Crist

Authorized Agent of Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund
Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, Inc. 1st Circuit Advisory Team

Authorized Agent for: 
Westcor
Ticor Title/Fidelity Title
Chicago Title Insurance Company, Inc. 
American Pioneer Title Insurance Company

Civic and Community Involvement

Pensacola Humane Society, Board Member 2016 - Present

Tiger Bay Club – 1989 - Present
President 2011 - Present
Board Member 2008 - Present
Vice President of Programs 2010 – 2011

West Florida Public Libraries, Board of Governors 2016 - Present

Pensacola Opera – Board Member - 2011 - 2017
Governance Committee- 2012 - 2017

Impact 100 – Pensacola, Member

American Wine Society – Member – 2008 - Present

WSRE – Public Broadcasting
Board of Directors – 2003 - 2010

Pensacola Rotary Club - Member, 1995-Present
Board Member – 2017 - Present
Membership Development & Classification Committee – 2000
Scholarship/Loan Committee 2001-2008
Newsletter Writer – 2001-2002

Business Network International – Member and Past President, and President Elect

Member of International Paper’s Community Advisory Counsel – 2003

American Red Cross/Northwest Florida Region 
 Board of Directors-2002-2006
 
Women’s Business Assistance Center, Inc. – Board Member 2001-2005
  Diamond Network Charter Member

United Way of Escambia County Board Member - 1998-2002

Escambia County Council on Aging Foundation, Inc - 
 Board Member - 1994-1998
 Secretary

Escambia County Council on Aging, Inc. Board Member - 1996-1998
 Secretary – 1997-1998

Regional Greenways Task Force for the Northwest District of Florida
 1997-1998

Leadership Pensacola, Class of 1987 - (LEAP Pensacola Chamber of Commerce)

Pensacola News Journal Editorial Board - 1996-1997

Sacred Heart Hospital Advisory Council for Women's Health Services 
 Charter Board Member - 1996-1997

Junior League of Pensacola - 1988-Present
 President – 2000-2001
 President-Elect – 1999-2000
 Past Secretary and Board Member
  
Cumberland Law School Alumni Class Agent - 1994-1997, 2007 -2008

Femme Nouvelle – 2004 – 2007 – Mardi Gras organization

Marionettes – 2004- present – Mardi Gras organization
 Board Member – 2008 - 2009

National Association of Professional Women - 2008 - 2011

Sally has received the many Honors, Awards and Recognition including:

National Register, Who’s Who of Executives & Professionals, 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 editions

International Who's Who - 1995

American Biographical Institute, Inc.'s Woman of the Year - 1996

International Who's Who of Professionals – 1997

Who’s Who in America 55th Edition – 2001

Strathmore’s Who’s Who – 2004-2005

Who’s Who of American Women – 2005, 2006

Manchester Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women – 2005-2006

United Who’s Who – 2005 – 2006

Who's Who in American Law - 1989-1995, 2005, 2006

Who's Who in Emerging Leaders in America - 1990-1992

Sterling's Who's Who – 1994,1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Two Thousand Notable American Women - 1995

The World Who's Who of Women - 1995

Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women – 2007, 2008, 2009

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Frequent Lecturer to attorneys for legal bar associations and to lay people.

Frequent Publisher of educational legal articles

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