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Janet Ellen Wise

Janet Ellen Wise

Employment Lawyer
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Sass Law Firm
Tampa, FL

About Janet Ellen Wise

Attorney Biography

Janet Wise obtained her law degree from Georgia State University College of Law in 1992 and graduated cum laude from Newberry College. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar and has been practicing in this area of law since 1992 and is admitted to The Florida Bar, the State Bar of Georgia, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, as well the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.Janet Wise is past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (2007-2008), as well as current co-chair of the Ethics and Sanctions Committee of the National Employment Lawyers Association. Ms. Wise was recently noted as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers.

Practice Areas

Employment Law (100%)

Résumé - Janet Ellen Wise

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Sass Law Firm
Attorney, Sass Law Firm

Attorney, Burr & Smith, LLP

Attorney, Kyres Law Firm

Attorney, Kelly & McKee, P.A.

Attorney, Law Office of Mary Ann B. Oakley and Dana E. McDonald, P.C.

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Georgia State University College of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Juris Doctor

Newberry College, South Carolina
Bachelor of Arts

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Specialty Certifications

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist
Labor & Employment Law
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education


National Employment Lawyers Association
Ethics and Sanctions Committee
National Employment Lawyers Association

Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, Sanctions Committee

President (2007-2008)
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association

The Florida Bar, Labor & Employment Law Section

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Awards & Recognitions

Superb 10.0

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida

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Contact Janet Ellen Wise

Janet Ellen Wise
Sass Law Firm
601 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33603
Office: 813-251-5599
Fax: 813-259-9797

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Bar Membership Information

Membership with The Florida Bar -

Janet Ellen Wise - Membership information with The Florida Bar - Find more information about Janet Ellen Wise on The Florida Bar website including the attorney's current membership classification, eligibility status and ten year discipline history, if any. Check the Florida bar website to make sure the attorney is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar and currently licensed to practice law in Florida.

Specialty Certification Information

Certified in Employment Law -

Florida Bar Board Certification in Employment Law - Lawyers certified in "Labor and Employment Law" by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of the law.

Under Rule 6-23.2, the term "Labor and Employment law" is defined as "advice and representation concerning the application and interpretation of public and private sector labor and employment law principles, as well as employment discrimination and employment-related civil rights law."

Attorneys that practice labor and employment law in Florida deal with "state and federal laws that apply to the employment relationship including, but not limited to:

(1) the National Labor Relations Act, as amended;

(2) the Fair Labor Standards Act;

(3) Florida's public sector collective bargaining laws and career service appeals;

(4) the Employment Retirement Income Security Act;

(5) the Family Medical Leave Act;

(6) Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and Florida's Civil Rights Act;

(7) the Americans With Disabilities Act;

(8) Occupational Safety and Health Act; [and]

(9) the Age Discrimination in Employment Act."