Richard Sherrill is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). He is board certified by The Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates, and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. Richard specializes in trust and estate matters, and handles prenuptial agreements, probate, estate planning, and virtually all aspects of wills, trusts and estates. He regularly represents fiduciaries in ancillary administration of Florida estates for out-of-state decedents.
Richard’s practice also includes real estate closings and finance. He is an agent for a number of title insurance underwriters including First American Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title, Westcor, Old Republic, Fidelity National Title and Alliant Title.
Richard has been practicing law for over 20 years and joined Clark Partington in 2001. He holds his law degree from The University of Florida College of Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University. Richard has served on his firm’s Executive Committee. He is a member of the Executive Council of The Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, where he is a member of multiple committees and Vice Chair of Estate and Trust Tax Planning. He is regularly invited to speak at continuing education programs and seminars in the areas of his expertise.
Richard has also served in various leadership roles in the community over the years, including at his parish and with Goodwill of the Gulf Coast, Nemours Advisory Council and the City of Pensacola Parks Board.
- President, The Estate Planning Council of Northwest Florida
- Fellow, American College of Trusts & Estates
- AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
- Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts & Estates
- Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Real Estate, 2015
- The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow, 2022
- The Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association
- The Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Executive Council Member
- The Estate Planning Council of Northwest Florida
- Christ Episcopal Church
- Goodwill of the Gulf Coast, Board Member
- City Bicycle Advisory Committee Member
- City of Pensacola Parks & Recreation, Former Board Member
Cayla Moore (Estate/Trust)
Kerri Harrigill (Estate/Trust)
Real Estate Closing Coordinator
Areas of Practice
- Real Estate
- Wills, Trust & Estates
- Board Certified in Wills, Trusts & Estates
- J.D., University of Florida College of Law, 1999
- B.S., Washington & Lee University, 1994
Admittance to Practice
- All Florida State Courts
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.