Principal Attorney: Lora L. Howell, P.A.

Lora L. Howell has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2007 and has focused her practice in the areas of Real Estate Law, Foreclosure Litigation, Family Law and Civil Litigation. Lora also advises clients in transactional matters, which gives her an advantage understanding both the litigation and transactional perspectives.

Lora was born and raised in Mooresville, Indiana. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Indiana University in 1994 graduating on the Dean’s List and where she was a member of the Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha. She was the recipient of a Rotary Foundation Scholarship where she studied abroad at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador en la facultad de Jurisprudencia. She earned her Juris Doctor Degree from Florida State University College of Law where she was a member of the Jessup Moot Court Team and the Women’s Law Symposium President. Lora is currently active in several professional organizations as well as community groups.


  • Licensed Florida Attorney
  • Federal Court Certification – Middle and Southern District of Florida
  • Florida Real Estate Associate License


  • Florida Bar Association
  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Council for Diversity and Inclusion – SCBA
  • Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers – Sarasota (Former Secretary) and Manatee
  • The Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund


  • Leadership Manatee Alumni Association
  • Florida State Alumni Association
  • Sarasota Seminole Club (Former Membership Chair)

Associate Attorney: Edward F. Brunicardi, Jr.

Ed earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Rutgers School of Law, Newark, New Jersey in 1995. He opened his law firm in January of 1996 in Jersey City, New Jersey.  As a solo practitioner, Ed served the local community until he moved to Sarasota, Florida in 2009.  He has been practicing law in Sarasota ever since.
Ed has since joined Lora L. Howell, P.A. where he assists clients in the areas of Bankruptcy, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law. He is committed to providing superior, personalized representation in assisting his clients in Sarasota and surrounding communities.

For Our Hispanic/Latino Clients ~

Se Habla Español

Being a lawyer is not merely a vocation. It is a public trust, and each of us has an obligation to give back to our communities  ~ Janet Reno