Pensacola, FLA. (December 14, 2020) – Emmanuel Sheppard and Condon (ESC) is pleased to announce that a new associate attorney, Amelia J. Strom, has joined the firm’s Pensacola office. The addition of Amelia is part of the firm’s continuous growth and commitment to the development of new attorneys along the Gulf Coast.
Amelia’s practice focuses on a variety of matters including Probate, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Real Estate, and Commercial Litigation.
After the Florida Bar exam had been rescheduled and restructured multiple times due issues relating to Covid-19, Amelia sat for the exam on October 13, 2020, received the results of her passing the exam on November 20, 2020, and was sworn in to the Florida Bar by the Honorable Judge William F. Stone in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on December 8, 2020.
She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida (UF) Levin College of Law, graduating Cum Laude in May of this year. Amelia was a Senior Articles Editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy at UF, as well as President of Gator for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Before law school, she earned her Bachelor of Arts with a major in Legal Studies from the University of West Florida, graduating Summa Cum Laude. While at West Florida, she was a part of the University’s Women’s Swimming and Diving team and was a captain of the team her last year before graduating.
Amelia started with ESC in the summer of 2019 as a Law Clerk. Prior to ESC, she was selected as a Judicial Clerk for the 1st Judicial Circuit Court for Judge Stone and Judge Ketchel as part of an externship in the summer of 2018. She has also held Legal Assistant positions for Tracy O. Strom, P.A. and Lois Lepp, P.A.
“We are certainly delighted to have Amelia join our firm and congratulate her on becoming admitted to the Florida Bar,” said ESC Firm President, Wes Reeder. “Retaining and developing young attorneys, such as Amelia, is the lifeblood of our firm and doing so will allow us to continue to deliver high quality legal services to our clients for generations to come.”
Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon has been protecting Pensacola for more than 100 years. We have established a proud tradition of integrity and excellence in the legal profession as a full-service firm. Our experienced team of attorneys provides services to individuals and institutions alike with legal matters ranging from commercial litigation, real estate, and estate planning, to personal injury, employment, social security and family law. With a footprint stretching from Pensacola, Pace, Destin, and to Tallahassee, we are here to serve and assist you with all your legal matters. For more information, please visit esclaw.com or call 850.433.6581.