John S. Koda, Esq.
John S. Koda received his B.A. from Purdue University in 1984 and J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law in 1989. John is a member of the Florida Bar and is a charter member and Past-President of the Venice-Englewood Bar Association (now the South County Division of the Sarasota County Bar Association).
John's practice areas include general civil litigation in the areas of business, corporate, real estate, construction, and consumer protection. With more than three decades of experience, he has practiced at all levels of Florida courts including appellate courts, administrative hearings and arbitration.
For over 20 years, John was lead litigation counsel for south Sarasota county's oldest law firm, and he also served as senior staff counsel for Florida's Division of Consumer Services and litigated consumer protection cases statewide.
John litigates business, corporate, real estate and consumer matters, specifically related to Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUPTA). John works in both the Firm's St. Petersburg and Sarasota offices.
Mr. Koda's community activities have included board memberships with the American Heart Association; Venice Area Beautification, Inc.; Sertoma Club, and the School Advisory Council for Pine View School for the Gifted. He is a two-time past president of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. He is also a recipient of a national award for community volunteerism from the National Down Syndrome Society. John speaks Hungarian.
- University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
- J.D. - 1989
- Purdue University
- B.A. - 1984
- Major: Communications/Journalism
- General Civil Litigation
- Real Estate
- Consumer Protection
- Florida, 1989
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
Current Employment Position
- Senior Attorney