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Janet E. Wise

601 West Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Tampa, Florida 33603
Firm: Sass Law Firm, P.A.
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Overview
Firm

Sass Law Firm, P.A.


Years In Practice

27


Phone Number (813) 251-5599

Janet E. Wise is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar since 2001, which recognizes her special knowledge, skills and proficiency in labor and employment law, along with her professionalism and ethical standards. As an attorney with the Sass Law Firm, she brings over 27 years of experience to the practice which primarily represents employees from both the private and public sectors in workplace disputes. Ms. Wise speaks frequently on employment law topics, especially in the area of attorney ethics, and serves on various committees, both locally and nationally. Janet has made the Florida Super Lawyer® list in Employment Law since 2014 as published by Thomson Reuters.

Ms. Wise graduated cum laude from Newberry College before obtaining her law degree from Georgia State University College of Law, and she is admitted to both The Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia. Janet is a member, and 2019-2020 Vice Chair, of The Florida Bar’s Labor & Employment Law Certification Committee, which is responsible for, among other things, determining whether applicants have met the minimum standards for Board Certification in Labor and Employment Law and developing and grading Labor and Employment Law certification examinations in Florida.  Ms. Wise is a past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and past co-chair of NELA’s Ethics and Sanctions Committee, and she continues to support attorneys who practice in the area of labor and employment law by her work on NELA’s Ethics and Sanctions Committee.For a full list of Janet’s awards, publications, speaking engagements, associations and committees, check out the below categories or her Resume CV.

What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Bar Admissions
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Admitted in 1994
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Admitted in 1993
Florida
Admitted in 1992
Florida Supreme Court
Admitted in 1992
Georgia
Admitted in 1992
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Admitted in 1992
Awards
  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law – The Florida Bar, since 2001
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Marquis Who’s Who®, 2019
  • Florida Super Lawyers®, Labor & Employment: Employee – Thomson Reuters, 2014-present
  • Who’s Who in American Law – Marquis Who’s Who®, 2017-2019
  • Top Attorney – Superb 10.0 Rating, Avvo, 2006-present
Organizations & Affiliations
Ethics and Sanctions Committee, National Employment Lawyers Association
Advisory Council Member, 2018-present
Ethics and Sanctions Committee, National Employment Lawyers Association
Co-Chair, 2008-2015
Ethics and Sanctions Committee, National Employment Lawyers Association
Committee Member, 2002-2018
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
President, 2007-2008
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
President-Elect, 2006-2007
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
Current Member
Governance Committee, National Employment Lawyers Association
Committee Member, 2015-present
Labor & Employment Law Certification Committee, Standing Committee, The Florida Bar
Vice Chair, 2019-2020
Labor & Employment Law Certification Committee, Standing Committee, The Florida Bar
Committee Member, 2016-present
Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Current Member
National Employment Lawyers Association
Current Member
Sanctions Committee, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
Director, 2004-2006
Languages
English
Work Experience
Attorney – Sass Law Firm
2006 - Current
Attorney – Burr & Smith, LLP
2004 - 2006
Attorney– Kyres Law Firm
2002 - 2004
Attorney – Kelly & McKee, P.A.
1994 - 2002
Attorney – Law Office of Mary Ann B. Oakley and Dana E. McDonald, P.C.
1992 - 1994
Education
Georgia State University, Juris Doctor
Graduated 1992
Newberry College, Bachelor of Arts
Graduated 1989
Contact Details and Office Locations
601 West Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33603
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