Shareholder / Director  

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate

Personal

Sally Fox is board-certified by The Florida Bar 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. Sally represents lenders in SBA 504 and 7A loans.

Sally 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, as well as code enforcement matters.

Sally has handled thousands of cases regarding creditors’ rights, including bankruptcy, foreclosures, and collections. She can assist with simple estate planning and business entity planning, including as they relate to real estate considerations.

She is an authorized agent for Westcor, Ticor Title/Fidelity Title, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Inc., American Pioneer Title Insurance Company 

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

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

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar 

Courts

  • 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 & Community Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
    • 1983 -Present
  • Real Estate Certification Committee
    • Member 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
    • Member,  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
  • 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

Recognition & Awards

  • 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