John Stokes

John Stokes

Watson Sloane PLLC
  • Municipal Law
  • Florida
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Summary

John Stokes, as Partner in Watson Sloane's Public Finance practice group, draws upon his extensive experience in public finance to provide legal counsel in all aspects of municipal and local government finance, including private activity bonds. John represents clients in a variety of financings, with a particular focus on school district, healthcare, county, municipality, special district, higher education, senior living and related financings. He has been involved as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriters counsel and special counsel in his representations of issuers, lenders, borrowers, trustees and underwriters for over 34 years.

John has significant experience in the healthcare field, providing financing services to major hospitals and healthcare conglomerates throughout Florida. He is one of the primary Florida attorneys providing finance-related services to school districts. John has been involved as bond counsel and disclosure counsel to city and county governments, districts and authorities in virtually all types of municipal and industrial development projects. He has also provided bond and underwriter’s counsel services in connection with the financing of senior care facilities within Florida, Georgia, Texas, South Carolina, Minnesota and Tennessee.

Education
University of Florida Levin College of Law
J.D. (1983) | Law
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Honors: Law Review Order of the Coif
Activities: Law Review Student Representative J.W. Marshall Law Society
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University of Florida
B.A. (1978) | Political Science/Economics
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Honors: With Honors
Activities: Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity
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Professional Experience
Partner
Watson Sloane PLLC
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Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A.
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Foley and Lardner
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 380865
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Practice Area
  • Municipal Law
Languages
  • English
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Website
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Watson Sloane PLLC
201 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 800
Tampa, FL 33602
Telephone: (813) 522-5133
Cell: (813) 690-3025
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed