About the Firm

Barnes Walker, Goethe, Hoonhout, Perron, & Shea, PLLC represents clients in all areas of real property law, wills and trusts, probate and guardianship administration, business law, civil litigation, family law, personal injury, and business and commercial litigation. The following represents a brief description of the Firm's practice areas.

The attorneys at BARNES WALKER limit their practice to the following areas:

  1. Real Estate Law & Sec. 1031 Exchanges, including: the preparation of real estate contracts, short sale negotiations, residential and commercial leases, residential and commercial loan documents and escrow agreements; assistance with land development and planning, including zoning, platting, permitting, and environmental and land use regulations; the creation of condominiums, condominium associations and homeowners' associations; and the facilitation of real property exchanges under I.R.C Sec. 1031.

  2. Business Law, including: the formation of merger of LLCs, corporations, general and limited partnerships and other business entities; the acquisition and sale of business enterprises, and the representation of clients in their ongoing business affairs. BARNES WALKER's experience in these areas includes, but is not limited to, the negotiation and preparation of shareholder, partnership and non-competition agreements, and the obtaining of trademarks, service marks, copyrights, and protection for trade names and secrets.

  3. Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship and Elder Law, including: the preparation of wills, living wills, powers of attorney and trusts; the creation and implementation of estate plans; and the administration of estates and guardianships. BARNES WALKER provides advice to its clients about the various methods of asset disposition; the appointment of personal representatives, guardians, trustees and attorneys-in-fact; and the establishment of basic, family and joint trusts. BARNES WALKER also counsels clients in the area of "elder law."

  4. Litigation, including: (a) complex business litigation; (b) will and trust disputes; (c) financial and investment fraud; (d) construction litigation (construction liens, disputes, contract disputes and AIA arbitration); (e) all types of business and commercial litigation; (f) personal injury litigation; (g) family law (divorce and paternity); (h) real estate litigation (foreclosures, quiet title actions, trespass actions, landlord/tenant disputes including commercial tenancies and real estate contract disputes); (i) eminent domain litigation; (j) representation before governmental bodies (licensing and qualifier applications, state, county, and municipal board actions); (k) condemnation, and (l) appellate litigation.

Experienced Trial Attorney Serving Southwest Florida

Andre Perron is a managing partner of Barnes, Walker, Goethe, Hoonhout & Perron, Chartered, with offices in Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida. He represents individuals and businesses in Sarasota, Bradenton and throughout Southwest Florida who have suffered financial losses or setbacks due to a variety of circumstances, from securities fraud or mismanagement of investment portfolios to probate and trust litigation to defense of victims of elder exploitation or undue influence, among other financial disputes. He also assists those involved in a variety of business disputes or real estate matters.

Mr. Perron is a certified specialist in business litigation by the Florida Bar Association; less than five percent of the Bar's 50,000 members have attained certification. He also has a masters of law (LL.M.) degree in banking studies from the Boston University School of Law, which has provided him with advanced legal training in finance, banking and investments.

Having practiced law and handled trials since 1987, he has the experience and judgment to evaluate your situation, advise you on your options and provide the representation you need to protect your legal rights and interests.

Personal Service You Can Count On

Mr. Perron understands that taking legal action may seem overwhelming or daunting to you. That is why he takes time to educate you on your rights and options, guiding you step by step throughout the legal process. By providing honest advice up-front, he seeks to help you make informed decisions on how you would like to proceed.

As a certified business litigation specialist, Mr. Perron brings a high level of experience, judgment and skill to your case. He will inform you of all major developments in your case as they happen and promptly answer any questions you have in a clear manner.

Wherever possible, Mr. Perron seeks cost-effective solutions through negotiation, mediation or arbitration, though he is always prepared to take your claim to court. He will retain top professional experts and consultants with a proven track record to provide the necessary information and tools to build a strong and effective case.

Contact Attorney Andre Perron

You have the right to sue responsible parties for losses you sustained due to fraud or misrepresentation. To discuss your claim with an experienced Sarasota/Bradenton litigation lawyer, contact Andre Perron by calling 941-827-2228 today. All consultations and documents related to your case will always be kept strictly confidential.