Copus & Copus, P.A.

Firm Overview

Our firm makes every effort to ensure that we provide the dedicated and tailored legal guidance that cannot be found at a big firm. We are committed to keeping our firm small by design so that our clients will receive the one-on-one attention they are seeking. By obtaining our firm's legal guidance, you will always be provided with high-quality legal representation and you will never be passed off to an associate with less experience.
Main Office
Main Office
1184 Eglin Parkway
Shalimar  FL  32579
Phone
  • (850) 609-1433
Fax
  • (850) 609-1503
Websites
Real Estate
Copus & Copus, P.A. focuses on serving clients in all areas related to real estate law, including real property litigation, contract drafting and litigation, landlord/tenant law, foreclosure litigation and probate law.
Jennifer H. Copus, Esq. and Steven W. Copus, Esq. have more than 30 years combined experience in providing quality, effective advice and representation to clients in all matters related to real estate law.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Our strength lies in our strong, personal relationships with our clients. We work closely with our clients throughout their cases to ensure that each one receives the personal time and attention they deserve. We always want our clients informed about all aspects of their case and prepared.

Jennifer Hanson Copus

Jennifer H. Copus originally hails from Arab, Alabama, but has called the Emerald Coast home since moving to Fort Walton Beach in 2000 upon graduating from law school. Jennifer began her legal career as a criminal defense attorney with the Office of the Public Defender in Shalimar, Florida and later worked as a prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney in Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

Jennifer now focuses on serving clients in the areas of corporate and business litigation, probate and estate planning, commercial litigation, real estate law and litigation, condominium and homeowner association law and litigation, landlord/tenant law, foreclosure litigation and employment law.

As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Jennifer also assists individuals, corporations and organizations facilitate and negotiate disputes. Also, in February 2018 the Florida Supreme Court authorized Jennifer to serve privately or by court appointment as an arbitrator.
License
  • Bar Number: 0470988
    Florida , 2001
Education
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
    Juris Doctor , 2000
    *Moot Court honors
    *Poverty Law Clinic honors
  • University of Alabama
    Bachelor of Arts , 1997
    *Recipient of 5 scholarships for academic excellence

Steven Copus

Steven W. Copus is a second-generation Floridian and a true native of Okaloosa County, Florida. Steven was born and raised in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and graduated from Fort Walton Beach High School in 1995. He thereafter attended Florida State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science in 1999. In 2003, Steven received his Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. While at Stetson, Steven was a member of the Trial Team and was awarded the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.

In 2003, Steven returned to the Emerald Coast to begin his law career as a criminal defense attorney. He has since shifted his practice to focus on family law, civil litigation and real estate litigation.
License
  • Bar Number: 0663352
    Florida , 2003
Education
  • Stetson University College of Law
    Juris Doctor , 2003
    *Stetson Trial Team Member
    *Recipient of the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
  • Florida State University
    Bachelor of Science , 1999

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