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Monica Schmucker


Monica is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Civil Mediator and a Qualified Arbitrator, and she dedicates her practice to alternative dispute resolution and real estate transactions. She has a background as a litigator in both the defense and plaintiff side of personal injury, negligence, premises liability, auto accidents, property damage, and third party and first party insurance claims.

Before law school, Monica taught English at both Miami Dade County Public Schools and Miami Dade College until she relocated to Indiana to attend law school at the University of Notre Dame. While in law school, she worked at the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic helping clients in cases involving mortgage foreclosure and real estate fraud issues. After law school, Monica clerked for Judge Kathleen Lang in LaPorte County Superior Court and later joined the Office of the Indiana Attorney General as a Deputy Attorney General in the Licensing Enforcement and Homeowner Protection Unit. She then began practicing insurance defense litigation until relocating to Southwest Florida, where she continued as a litigator on both the defense and plaintiff side before deciding to focus on alternative dispute resolution and real estate transactions. Monica also serves as the Special Magistrate for the Town of Fort Myers Beach. Monica is originally from Miami, Florida, and is fluent in Spanish.

When not working, Monica enjoys canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and reading a good book on the beach with her husband, son, and daughter.