Asher Knipe is a Lee County native and focuses his practice in business and construction litigation.  After graduating from Cornell University, Asher worked as a workers’ compensation claims adjuster for a third party administrator in Tampa.  Thereafter, Asher attended Stetson University College of law graduating with honors.  Prior to joining the firm, Asher worked as a public defender, gaining substantial courtroom experience defending persons charged with a wide variety of crimes.  Since joining the firm, Asher has worked on numerous matters, including obtaining a multi-million dollar judgment in favor of Lee County.  Asher is also an approved title insurance agent for Attorneys’ Title Fund Services. 

Asher is a member of the young lawyers division of the Florida Bar.  He is also a member of the Lee County Bar Association, and the Civil & Business Litigation Practice Section of the Lee County Bar Association.  He has participated with the Lee County Teen Court Program.  Additionally, he is a member of the Lee County Republican Executive Committee and the Lee County Republican Precinct Committeeman for the 90th Precinct.

  • Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender, Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Fort Myers, Florida

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  • Calusa Chapter of the American Inns of Court
  • Lee County Teen Court Program
  • Lee County Republican Executive Committee
  • Republican Precinct Committeeman for the 90th Precinct

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  • Ahern v. Rubio,  Lee County Circuit Court – Successfully obtained return of real estate in foreclosure action in Lee County Circuit Court an owner financed property.
  • Wright v. Pancoast, et al,  Lee County Circuit Court – Business Ownership Dispute successfully tried to a jury verdict.
  • State v. Cummings,  Lee County Circuit Court – Defendant originally charged with Home Invasion Robbery, reduced prior to trial to Robbery, tried before a jury – not guilty.
  • State v. Hernandez,  Lee County Circuit Court – 2nd Degree Felony, Jury Trial, not guilty.
  • State v. Repetti,  Lee County Circuit Court – Defendant charged with 1st Degree punishable by life felony, facing mandatory life in prison.  Case tried before jury, verdict was lesser included misdemeanors.

 

 

 

 

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