Sara F. Hall

Associate
Naples
850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.213.3867
F 239.261.3659
P 239.213.3867 | F 239.261.3659



Overview

Ms. Hall focuses her practice on business & commercial and real estate litigation. She gained significant trial experience prior to entering private practice, including successfully prosecuting more than twenty felony jury trials as first chair lead prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit.  

Since joining Roetzel & Andress, Ms. Hall has successfully obtained full and complete defense verdicts for a local municipality in two premises liability jury trials, with the jury in both trials returning full verdicts in favor of the municipality in under thirty minutes.  In addition to representing a local municipality in premises liability suits, Ms. Hall builds upon her years of experience as a felony prosecutor to work closely with local law enforcement to address numerous community safety issues including successfully litigating petitions for risk protection orders. Risk protection orders were recently authorized by the by the Florida Legislature when it passed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act, and operate to protect the community and enhance public safety. Ms. Hall also works closely with local police and fire departments to address litigation needs including preparing for and attending depositions, hearings, and trial. 

Ms. Hall also represents restaurants, planned communities, including condominiums, homeowners’ associations, and country clubs in all aspects of pre-litigation and litigation.  Her experience includes assisting these planned communities and restaurants as they worked through the COVID-19 pandemic and worked through the complexities of reopening especially with ensuring compliance with executive orders and best practices. 

Ms. Hall’s jury trial skills are frequently called upon by other law firms to augment their trial teams and to successfully obtain verdicts and settlements in favor of a wide range of clients. 
 

Experience
  • Real estate claims for both individuals and businesses including marinas and developers
  • Claims against municipalities and government agencies involving contract disputes, premises liability and personal injury claims, easements, boundary encroachments, and employment issues
  • Complex civil issues related to law enforcement operation including obtaining risk protection orders and civil forfeiture proceedings
  • Complex construction defect claims
  • Shareholder and member disputes
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Rollins College, B.A., Economics
  2. University of Florida, M.A., Public Relations
  3. University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Clerkships
  1. Staff Attorney Intern, Florida Third Judicial Circuit

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Michael R. N. McDonnell American Inn of Court, Team Leader
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trial Law Section Board Member
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association
  • Roetzel’s Reopening America Task Force
Community Affiliations
  • Leadership Associates of Collier County, Class of 2020
  • The League of Women Voters of Collier County, Finance Committee Member
  • The Gulf Coast Runners
  • Campaign Committee for Local County Judge

Insights

Overview

Ms. Hall focuses her practice on business & commercial and real estate litigation. She gained significant trial experience prior to entering private practice, including successfully prosecuting more than twenty felony jury trials as first chair lead prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit.  

Since joining Roetzel & Andress, Ms. Hall has successfully obtained full and complete defense verdicts for a local municipality in two premises liability jury trials, with the jury in both trials returning full verdicts in favor of the municipality in under thirty minutes.  In addition to representing a local municipality in premises liability suits, Ms. Hall builds upon her years of experience as a felony prosecutor to work closely with local law enforcement to address numerous community safety issues including successfully litigating petitions for risk protection orders. Risk protection orders were recently authorized by the by the Florida Legislature when it passed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act, and operate to protect the community and enhance public safety. Ms. Hall also works closely with local police and fire departments to address litigation needs including preparing for and attending depositions, hearings, and trial. 

Ms. Hall also represents restaurants, planned communities, including condominiums, homeowners’ associations, and country clubs in all aspects of pre-litigation and litigation.  Her experience includes assisting these planned communities and restaurants as they worked through the COVID-19 pandemic and worked through the complexities of reopening especially with ensuring compliance with executive orders and best practices. 

Ms. Hall’s jury trial skills are frequently called upon by other law firms to augment their trial teams and to successfully obtain verdicts and settlements in favor of a wide range of clients. 
 

Experience
  • Real estate claims for both individuals and businesses including marinas and developers
  • Claims against municipalities and government agencies involving contract disputes, premises liability and personal injury claims, easements, boundary encroachments, and employment issues
  • Complex civil issues related to law enforcement operation including obtaining risk protection orders and civil forfeiture proceedings
  • Complex construction defect claims
  • Shareholder and member disputes

Education

  1. Rollins College, B.A., Economics
  2. University of Florida, M.A., Public Relations
  3. University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Clerkships
  1. Staff Attorney Intern, Florida Third Judicial Circuit

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Michael R. N. McDonnell American Inn of Court, Team Leader
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trial Law Section Board Member
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association
  • Roetzel’s Reopening America Task Force
Community Affiliations
  • Leadership Associates of Collier County, Class of 2020
  • The League of Women Voters of Collier County, Finance Committee Member
  • The Gulf Coast Runners
  • Campaign Committee for Local County Judge