John Glassman, P.A.

Attorney John Glassman: More Than 20 Years of ExperienceHaving practiced in the areas of probate, guardianship and conservatorship, and estate planning since 1988.

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I have earned a reputation throughout the Florida Panhandle legal community for knowledgeable and trustworthy representation.

I am frequently asked to present seminars and workshops on these practice areasto my colleagues. However, the focus of my teaching is on consumers. Not only do I educate all of my clients about the law on a one-on-one basis, I volunteer teaching a class at Pensacola State College about the roles and responsibilities that go along with guardianship. The class is mandatory for all newly appointed guardians.

Intelligent, Thoughtful and Ethical RepresentationMy reputation is for intelligent, thoughtful and ethical representation. I previously served on the First Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, first as the vice chair and then as chair. This committee oversees complaints against other lawyers. I am also a member of the Estate Planning Counsel of Pensacola, an organization that includes not only lawyers, but also other professionals whose work involves estates and financial matters.

Committed to ResolutionsWhile much of the work I do is resolved without conflict, there is always a potential for dispute when it comes to estates, probate and guardianship. Having handled more than 1,000 trials during my career, I am prepared to resolve disputes in court if need be. Ultimately, my goal in every case is to do what is right for the client. You can be confident that I have the experience and knowledge to do what is right for you.
Main Office

Main Office
1127 North Palafox Street
Pensacola  FL  32501

Phone
  • 850-434-0663
Fax
  • 850-435-8882
Estate Planning
Estate Planning - Guardianship and Conservatorship
ProbateI bring more than 20 years of experience to clients in Pensacola and the Florida Panhandle. However, experience is not the only ingredient necessary to achieve a positive outcome, particularly in these complex areas of the law. A lawyer must keep up with frequent changes in the law and understand how they apply on a case-by-case basis. A lawyer must be willing to work closely with each client, understanding the client's needs to produce an outcome that is truly right for that client. My clients benefit from the hands-on representation I provide in every case, regardless of practice area.

John Glassman

Practice Areas:
-Probate(48%); Guardianship and Conservatorship(47%); Corporate(4%)

Admitted:
-1988, Florida; 1989, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1993, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

Law School:
-Mercer University, J.D.

Member:
-Escambia-Santa Rosa County Bar Association; The Florida Bar, Estate Planning Counsel of Northwest Florida.

Biography:
-Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award - Constitutional Law; Recipient, American Jurisprudence Law - Federal Criminal Law; Member - American Inns of Court (2006); Member - First Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee (2008, 2009, 2010); Vice Chair - First Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee (2009), Chair - First Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee (2010); Voluntary Teacher at Pensacola State College - Guardianship Education Class.

Born:
-Newport, Rhode Island, May 23, 1955

Cases:
-Regste v. Porter, 557 So.2d 214, (Fla DCA 1990); Kerrigan v. Mosher, 679 So.2d 874 (Fla 1st DCA 1996); Russell v. Gill, 715 So.2d 1114 (Fla 1st DCA 1998); Faulkner vs Faulkner, Gibbs, et. al., 65 So.3d 1127 (Fla 1st DCA 2011).

Reported Cases
Regste v. Porter, 557 So.2d 214, (Fla DCA 1990)
Kerrigan v. Mosher, 679 So.2d 874 (Fla 1st DCA 1996)
Russell v. Gill, 715 So.2d 1114 (Fla 1st DCA 1998)
Faulkner vs Faulkner, Gibbs, et. al., 65 So.3d 1127 (Fla 1st DCA 2011)
Education
  • Mercer University
    Juris Doctorate

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