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We are in The Courtview Building, located at 2666 Airport Road S. (across from the Court House). We would love to have you stop by.

Our Approach


The consummation of deals and the resolution of disputes and compliance with the law are the reasons for our existence as an organization. In my opinion, civil argument and reasoning are the path to peaceful resolutions and progress. I believe my Law Firm serves our clients by helping them achieve great outcomes. I will always exhibit a steadfast willingness to explore the alternatives to help resolve disagreements and then we are able to work with other parties to find and follow the best path. It is through the use of these skills that I am able to deliver value for our clients.


Our vision is to provide our clients with skilled legal advice in a timely and efficient manner. We strive to handle each matter with accountability and responsiveness, as if we were representing ourselves. We focus our attention on the legal aspects of our client’s business so that our clients can focus their attention on the success of their business. Our vision reflects our values: integrity, service, excellence and teamwork.


INTEGRITY – We lead by example in all we do.  We set the highest goals of honesty and ethics.

SERVICE –  Our work is handled timely and efficiently.

EXCELLENCE –  Our work reflects our best efforts, never less.

TEAMWORK –   You are our client.  We know that to achieve your goals, we need to operate as a team. The best results are achieved through this collaboration.

Our Story

Meet the Team


Jim D. Shumake


I have resided in Florida for the past 35 years. I graduated from The University of Mississippi School of Law. I have been a member of good standing with The Florida Bar since 1982. I practice within the 20th Circuit Court of Collier County


Denise Gavin

Legal Assisant

Denise is your first point of contact and an integral member of the firm. She has been with me for the past 15 years. She is married and has lived in Collier County for the past 20 years.

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