Shams Law Firm
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Sidney H. Shams

  • Partner and Co-Founder


Maitland, FL





Sidney H. Shams is a co-founder of the Shams Law Firm. He is a known leader in the practice of Commercial Matters, Real Estate and Probate & Trust Administration. In addition to representing corporate clients in business matters, Sid also represents clients in Estate Administration, contested probates, trust matters, land use and zoning matters, development of commercial and residential real estate, formation of office park and homeowner's associations, and real estate foreclosures (lenders.)

Sid also handles complex commercial transactions. He has substantial experience representing clients in various businesses including medical health related services, restaurants, retail and commercial centers.

Sid is a member of the Florida Bar, a member of the Seminole and Orange County Bar, and the American Bar Association.

Sid has obtained an "AV" peer review rating through the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Transactions
  • Contracts and Acquisitions
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Restaurants and Commercial Business Centers
  • Real Estate
  • Land Development, Engineering and Construction Planning
  • Owner's Associations (Commercial and Residential)
  • Property Issues (Buy/Sell, Boundary, Termites, Construction)
  • Landlord and Tenant Issues
  • Bankruptcy (Personal and Commercial)
  • Probate and Trust Administration

Litigation Percentage

  • 30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Circuit Mediator, Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1991
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • J.D. - 1990
  • University of Florida
    • B.S. - 1986
    • Major: Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • "AV" Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar, Member
  • Seminole Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Central Florida Real Estate Council (CFREC), Member