Jennifer L. Grosso

Jennifer L. Grosso concentrates her practice in the areas of estate and trust disputes, medical negligence defense, and general business disputes. She has extensive experience in state circuit and county court litigation, as well as in mediations and arbitrations.

Ms. Grosso serves as litigation counsel for the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, one of Florida’s largest public health systems, which includes Sarasota Memorial Hospital, First Physicians Group of Sarasota, the Cape Surgery Center, HealthFit, and other healthcare components. In this role, she represents Sarasota Memorial in complex commercial, tort, and contract disputes, while working with Sarasota Memorial’s risk management team to proactively identify and assess potential patient issues.

In addition to her work with Sarasota Memorial, Ms. Grosso handles estate and trust litigation, including will contests, trust contests, inheritance disputes, and disputes related to the administration of probate, wills, and trusts. Ms. Grosso is a member of the Executive Council of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (RPPTL), and previously completed a two-year term as a Fellow in the Probate and Trust Law Division of RPPTL. Additionally, Ms. Grosso was nominated and selected to participate in Class III of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Ms. Grosso currently serves as President of the Sarasota County Bar Association (SCBA). She is past Chair of the Civil Trial Section of the SCBA as well as a past president of the Young Lawyers of the SCBA. She also served as the Twelfth Judicial Circuit representative on the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, representing Sarasota, Manatee and Desoto Counties on the statewide board.

Ms. Grosso is AV rated by Martindale. She has been recognized as a Legal Elite Up and Comer and as a Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, and she has been named a Florida Rising Star and a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine.

Ms. Grosso serves on the Board of Directors of the Sarasota County Gator Club and as Secretary on the Board of the Gator Good Foundation, a nonprofit organization that sends underprivileged Gator fans to their first game day in the Swamp.

  • Education
  • Published Works
  • Bar Admissions
  • Honors/Awards
  • Associations/Memberships
  • Past Employment

University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida

  • J.D. – 2001

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

  • B.A. – 1999
  • Honors: With Honors
  • Major: Finance; Marketing
  • Minor: Economics
Published Works
  • “When is a Joint Proposal for Settlement a Valid Proposal for Settlement: Apportionment, Avoiding Ambiguity in Release Language, and the Barnes Dilemma”, V. Julia Luyster & Jennifer Lodge [Grosso], 24 Trial Advocate Quarterly 12 (2005).
  • “If You Aren’t Properly e-serving Your §57.105 Motion, It May Not Be Enforceable”, ActionLine, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1 (2016).
  • “Maybe She’s Just Quirky: Determining Testamentary Capacity”, The Docket, Vol. 33, No. 2 (2016).
  • “I’ve Heard of Buyer’s Remorse. What If I Have Donor’s Remorse?”, Requisite, Vol. IV (2015).
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Florida Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2010-2017
  • Legal Elite Up and Comer by Florida Trend magazine, 2016
  • Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, 2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, President’s Award recipient, 2015
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Past President
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Director
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Civil Trial Section, Past Chair
  • Leadership Sarasota, Class of 2015
  • Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, past Twelfth Judicial Circuit Representative
  • Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Florida Bar, Executive Council At-Large Member
  • Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Florida Bar, Fellow 2015-2017
  • Health Law Section, Florida Bar, Member
  • Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, Member
  • Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
Past Employment
  • Williams Parker Harrison Dietz and Getzen, Shareholder
  • Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Inc., Florida Litigation Counsel

Phone: 941-556-9030
Fax: 941-312-5316

Areas of Practice

Estate and Trust Disputes
Business Disputes
Medical Negligence Defense
Contract Disputes
Real Estate Disputes

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