ABOUT


Terry J. Shoemaker


Terry has focused on DUI defense and criminal law since 2007. During this time he has successfully defended countless defendants. Prior to 2007, Terry spent nearly four years as an Assistant State Attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit.


His trial experience includes homicide, DUI manslaughter, sexual battery, robbery, and drug cases. In addition to his career as an attorney, Terry has over fifteen years of diverse professional experience. After receiving a Masters degree in Athletic Training, he worked as a faculty member in the Sports Medicine program at Mount Union College, then as an Athletic Trainer with the Houston Astros Professional Baseball Club. Terry left the Houston Astros to attend law school after the 2000 season. Prior to completing his education, Terry served in the United States Navy.

Education


• Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida, 2003 J.D.

Honors: Top 10 of Graduating Class

• State University of New York (SUNY), Brockport, NY 1990 - B.S.

Honors: Dean’s List

Major: Physical Education and Athletic Training

• Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1992 – M.S.

Honors: Dean’s List

Major: Sports Medicine

Professional Associations and Memberships


• St. Johns County Bar Association

• Association of Professional Ball Players of America

• Florida Bar Association

• St Johns County Canvassing Board

• Shrine Club

• Masonic Lodge

• Board of Directors for Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

• Legislative Committee

• American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys

Honors and Awards


• Nominated for Mount Union College, Great Teacher Award, 1995

• Sailor of the Year, Destroyer Squadron 13, 1986

• Nominated for Sea Sailor of the Year, United States Navy, 1986

• Ultimate Attorneys 2018 - Criminal Law

• Sailor of the Quarter, USS Elliot, DD 967 and Destroyer Squadron 13, 1986

Prior Experience


• State Attorney’s Office, Assistant State Attorney, 2003 – 2007

• Houston Astros, Athletic Trainer, 1998 – 2000

• Mount Union College, Associate Head Athletic Trainer/Instructor, 1992-1997

• US Navy Veteran 1983 – 1987


Brittany Fraser Keith


Upon graduating from DePaul University College of Law in 2014, Brittany began working as an Assistant State Attorney for the Seventh Judicial circuit in both Volusia and St. Johns County prosecuting misdemeanor and juvenile cases.


Brittany transitioned to private practice in 2016 and began working in probate, business and estate planning, and estate and trust litigation. Brittany now works on criminal defense, estate planning, probate and guardianship matters.

Brittany was born and raised in St. Augustine and she loves giving back through her involvement with and membership in various legal and community service organizations.

Brittany earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida in 2009. She continued her education at the University of Central Florida where she earned her Master of Business Administration in 2011. Brittany graduated summa cum laude from DePaul University College of Law in 2014.

Professional Associations and Memberships


• The Florida Bar – Member – 2014 to present

• The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division – Member 2014 to present • YLD Board of Governors – Governor for the Seventh Circuit – June 2017 to present

• St. Johns Association for Women Lawyers – Member – 2014 to present • Board of Directors – Membership Director – 2016 to June 2018

• St. Johns County Bar Association – Member – 2014 to present • Board of Directors – 2015 to presentYoung Lawyers Section Co-Chair – 2015 to present

• Rotary Club of St. Augustine – Member – February 2017 to present • Rotary Youth Exchange Club Counselor – June 2017 to present

• United Way of St. Johns County – Board of Directors – July 2018 – Present

• St. Augustine Elks Lodge 829 – Member – 2015 to present

Education


• DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2014 – Juris Doctor, summa cum laude – Certificate in International and Comparative Law

• University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 2011 – Master of Business Administration

• University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2009 – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Management

Prior Experience


• Office of the State Attorney, 7th Judicial Circuit – October 2014-June 2016

• Kelley & Kelley, PL – June 2016- June 2017

• Mowrey, Shoemaker, Beardsley, PL – June 2017 – June 2019


Alexine Windish


Our Legal Assistant Alexine will be here to help and will gladly schedule an appointment with either Terry or Brittany.

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