Ted French earned his law degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida in 1973. He became a certified Public Accountant in 1975. Ted French is a member of the Florida Bar. He has also previously held leadership positions in many Public Service Elected Offices – Sarasota Memorial Hospital Board, Whitfield Fire Department Board, American Cancer Society Board, Chairman State of Florida – An active member of the local community, Ted French is a past Lieutenant Governor of the Optimist Club and a member of the Children’s Garden Board, Sarasota 100 Club, Perry Lanning Foundation Board and Argus Foundation.
His focus over the majority of his 40 year career has been on probate, tax, real property, contract, estate planning and related areas of law. He founded the Law Office of Ted French, at his current location in Sarasota, Florida, in 1990. After 20 years with the Dickinson & Gibbons Firm, Ted has worked on a private level since 1990 providing personal “concierge” attention to his clients. His dedication and abundant experience in these areas of law, will provide excellent legal guidance to anyone seeking to leave a legacy and make savvy decisions about their future. He will explain in detail it terms you can easily understand, all aspects and options available to you and take the time to candidly discuss so that he fully understands all your goals and concerns before he begins working with you to develop and prepare an effective plan. Make the wise decision to plan a legacy and gain peace of mind for you and your families future.