ABOUT US

Sentinel Law, P.A. was founded in 2009 with the mission of helping protect others as they seek to improve their lives and businesses. The practice serves North and Central Florida, with practice areas in business law, foreclosure, employment law, probate, divorce, bankruptcy, wrongful death, intellectual property, healthcare, and real estate law. Whether you're dealing with adversity or opportunity, the right law firm can substantially impact the outcome. 

Founder

With over 18 years of service in the Army National Guard, serving as general counsel for public and private entities, and successfully representing Inc 500s in commercial disputes,  Joshua possesses is one of a few lawyers with experience in the boardroom, courtroom, and war room. He has contributed to several published articles in various legal digests and journals, such as the Drake Journal of Law, Florida Bar Journal, and the University of Florida’s Legal Digest on Property Rights. Joshua’s experience focuses on commercial litigation in real estate, health care, and tech. He also serves clients with creditor/debtor, employment, and complex estate issues. In these verticals, Joshua has handled trials surrounding employment disputes, shareholder disputes, IP infringement, and derivative claims. He began his legal career back in 2002 working in the family law division with the Clerk of Court. 

 

Joshua has led organizations through significant transitions including IPOs, spin-offs, M&As, and restructuring. 904 & The International Top 100 Magazine have recognized Joshua as one of the top business lawyers today. For over 15 years now he continues to serve in the Florida Army National Guard, carrying military occupational specialties (MOS) for logistics, engineering, and ordnance branches. Joshua attended Florida State University, graduating summa cum laude, with a degree in Psychology & Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. Joshua is member of several civic and national associations.

 

EDUCATION

• University of Florida, Juris Doctor, Blue Key, Pro bono Certificate, John Marshall Bar Assoc. – V. Pres. / Comm. Affairs, Law School Mentoring Project – Cofounder, Asst. Director, Professor M. Olexa’s Research Asst.

• Florida State University, B.S. Political Science & Psychology, Summa Cum Laude

• Florida Atlantic University:  Environmental Studies Certificate

 

COAUTHORED PUBLISHED WORK

• Florida Bar Journal: Udder Nonsense? The Emerging Issue of Raw Milk Sales in Florida, Part I: Regulation, Oct 08

• Florida Bar Journal: A Horse is Horse of Course of Course, But is it Agriculture?, Feb 12

• 2010 Handbook of Fence and Florida Property Law: Adjoining Property Owners, availableat: edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE106;

• Drake Journal of Law: The Legal Basis for Regulatory Control of Invasive Citrus Pests in Florida: A Review of the

Citrus Canker and Spreading Decline Cases?, Volume 12, Number 3, Fall 2007, p.409.

• Drake Journal of Law: Déjà Moo: Is The Return To Public Sale of Raw Milk Udder Nonsense?, Volume 13, Number

2, Summer 2008, p.305.

 

ADMISSION/JURISDICTIONS

• All Florida State Courts – October 2008

• All Florida Federal District Courts (Northern, Middle, and Southern)

• U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit & 1st District Court of Appeals