Eric R. Hoonhout

Eric R. Hoonhout

Real Estate

1819 Main Street, Suite 610
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 954-4691

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  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude (2010)
  • Augsburg College, B.A., History and Religion  (2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

Professional Associations

  • The Florida Bar
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
  • The Sarasota County Bar Association
  • The Sarasota County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce/YPG
  • The Sarasota Association of Realtors
  • The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance

Community Involvement

  • Member, Board of Directors; Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities, Inc.,
  • Member/Secretary, Board of Directors; Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota
  • Member, Board of Directors; Sarasota Seminole Club (Florida State University)
  • Advisory Board Member; Purpose House Transitional Homes

Eric R. Hoonhout is an Associate Attorney, and is a member of our Real Estate Practice Group.  Mr. Hoonhout practices primarily in the areas of real estate, banking, and corporate and other business transactions.  He represents individuals, real estate professionals, developers, landlords, tenants, condominium associations, and business entities of all kinds, including local and national banks, in all types of real estate, development, construction, title insurance, business, and banking and financial matters.

Prior to joining Norton, Hammersley, Lopez & Skokos, P.A., Mr. Hoonhout practiced with the law firm of Young, Bill, Roumbos & Boles, P.A. in Pensacola, Florida.  During his time with that firm, he maintained a busy litigation practice in both federal and state courts in the areas of bad faith, construction defects, and insurance coverage matters.  While in law school, Mr. Hoonhout served as Florida State University’s “University Defender”, the University’s top public defender for students accused of violations of the University’s Student Conduct Code.  Also, while in law school, he worked as a law clerk in the Office of the Inspector General of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (Tallahassee, Florida), and at the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office (San Bernardino, California).

Mr. Hoonhout earned his Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, in 2010 from the Florida State University College of Law (Tallahassee, Florida).  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree (History and Religion) in 2006 from Augsburg College (Minneapolis, Minnesota).  Mr. Hoonhout played on the Men’s Soccer Team at Augsburg College.  In his senior year, he won the Auggie Award for “invaluable contributions” to the Men’s Soccer program.

He is licensed to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Courts for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Florida.