WorkplaceLegalSolutions -          Law Offices of Sheri D. McWhorter, P.A.
Our Qualifications
 
Sheri D. McWhorter is uniquely qualified to represent you and your business.  She has real world, practical experience, as well as recognized expert substantive knowledge and legal training.  Before founding WorkplaceLegalSolutions, she was the only labor and employment law partner resident in the Tampa office of Foley & Lardner LLP, one of the nation's largest and most respected law firms.  In 2007, she was recognized as one of Florida’s Legal Elite™ by Florida Trend magazine.  In addition to her "big law" background and training, Sheri brings in-house experience, having served as corporate labor and employment counsel in the legal department of Florida Power Corporation (now Progress Energy) for several years before transitioning to private legal practice.
 
  • Board Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law
 
Sheri McWhorter is one of only a handful of Florida Bar Board Certified Specialists in Labor and Employment Law practicing in St. Petersburg, Florida. Certification is the highest level of evaluation and recognition by the Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys specializing in labor and employment law.
 
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
 
The Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation, awarded in 2006 by the HR Certification Institute, evidences Sheri's mastery of theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in all aspects of human resources, including strategic planning, workforce planning, workplace safety, compensation and benefits, HR development, employee/labor relations and emerging HR issues. Few practicing labor and employment law attorneys have earned the SPHR designation.
 
  • Legal and Other Higher Education
 
Sheri received her law degree, magna cum laude, in 1995 from Stetson University College of Law, where she was named "Outstanding Female Law Graduate" by the National Association of Women Lawyers, and later served as an adjunct professor. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems, summa cum laude, in 1986 from Central New England College of Technology. After graduation, Sheri soon built a successful career in the information technology field, and rose to the position of director of product development for a computer software company before deciding to enter law school in 1992. 
 
 
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