Sarasota real estate attorney Nancy E. Cason, a partner of Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P.A., has been named President of the Sarasota County Bar Association (SCBA). The Association has over 900 members.
Since joining the SCBA in 2002, Ms. Cason has been active in the leadership of the organization. She first served as Board Member, Treasurer, Secretary, and President of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD). Subsequently, she was tapped to serve as a Member of the SCBA’s Board, its Secretary, and most recently as President-Elect. In 2007, she was presented with the Association’s C.L. McCaig Award for extraordinary service, and in 2009, was recognized with the “President’s Award” for her presidency of the YLD.
Ms. Cason holds the AV Preeminent rating, the highest possible rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. She has been named three times to the Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” an honor reserved for lawyers aged 40 or younger. In 2011, Ms. Cason was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. In 2017, she was re-appointed by the Governor for a second term on the Commission, and currently serves as the Chairwoman of the Commission. In 2015, she was recognized by Legal Aid of Manasota for her pro bono legal service to those in need in the community.
Ms. Cason joined Syprett Meshad in 1998 as a Legal Assistant just out of college, and has remained with the Firm ever since. She was made Partner in the Firm in 2007 and celebrates 20 years with the Firm this year. She has held the position of Managing Partner since 2009, co-managing with Attorney Scott Westheimer, who was also President of the Sarasota County Bar Association in 2010.
At Syprett Meshad, Ms. Cason’s practice includes commercial and residential real estate transactions and litigation, estate planning and litigation and business transactions and litigation. She was awarded her Juris Doctorate degree, with high honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2002, and is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Florida.
The law firm of Syprett Meshad has been serving the greater Sarasota community for 50 years. The firm’s attorneys provide legal representation in the practice areas of real estate, personal injury, marital and family law, commercial litigation, criminal defense, estate planning and probate. To learn more, visit smrl.com, or call 941.365.7171.
The Sarasota County Bar Association (SCBA) is a voluntary association of lawyers and judges who practice law and administer the judicial system in Sarasota County. Its mission is to advance professionalism, promote practice development, encourage public service, fellowship and support access to legal services for all. Learn more at sarasotabar.com.