Make The Law Work For You 

Established in 1988, the Sarasota law firm of Norton, Hammersley, Lopez & Skokos, P.A. offers the highest-quality personal service for individuals and businesses.

With a wide range of practice groups and talented, ethical and dynamic attorneys, Norton, Hammersley offers the best of both worlds by utilizing extensive legal resources and knowledge in servicing each of its individual and business clients.

With over 25 years of Sarasota Law Practice experience, Norton Hammersley, a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated law firm, is comprised of 10 attorneys and four main practice groups: real estate, business and tax law, trial practice and dispute resolution, and estate planning/administration and asset preservation. The firm also has an energetic, talented and knowledgeable group of paralegals and staff to assist clients with their individual and business needs in the most cost-efficient manner.

We provide the benefit of over a century of combined legal expertise and the ability to handle a broad range of legal issues.  Many of our attorneys hold advance degrees and board certifications in litigation, mediation, tax and real estate law.

We view each relationship as a new opportunity to create innovative solutions to individual challenges. Need a Sarasota Attorney? Look no further.


Practice Areas 

Business & Tax Law 

The business and tax law group assists business and individuals in the formation of their entities, contracts, purchases and mergers, taxation, intellectual property, and employment issues.

Estate Planning 

The estate planning, administration and asset preservation group assists individuals in preparing wills and trusts and administrators in closing an estate, as well as tax services.

Real Estate Law 

The real-estate group provides legal representation for corporate and individual clients in the acquisition, development and sale of residential and commercial real property, as well as leasing and financing.

Trial & Dispute 

The trial-practice group assists businesses and individuals with complex litigation issues, including contract disputes, real-property matters, estate and trust disputes, probate litigation, and lending law matters—to name a few.