Marine Lawyer Amanda Ross to Discuss “Laws Southwest Florida Boat Owners Need to Know”

Fort Myers, Fla., May 13, 2022 — ( — The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, PA is pleased to announce that maritime attorney Amanda Sharkey Ross will present to the Rotary Club of Fort Myers on May 17 at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater. During her interactive discussion, she will provide information on navigating under the influence, best practices for title, registration and insurance, as well as answer questions from the audience.

Ross was elected a shareholder of Henderson Franklin in 2020. She focuses her practice in the areas of transportation liability (automotive, marine, trucking), premises liability, negligent safety, wrongful death, litigation construction and product liability. Ross also represents shipowners, marinas and associations and writes about various aspects of maritime law on the Southwest Florida Business and IP blog.

Throughout her legal career, Ross has received much recognition, including being named a “Top Lawyer” by Naples Illustrated Magazine which noted her work in the field of admiralty and maritime law during the years 2019 and 2021. She was named a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers, a “Top Up & Comer” by the South Florida Legal Guide, and a “Best Up and Coming” by Florida Trend Legal Elite.

Ross received his undergraduate degree from Stetson University and his JD from the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude. She is a member of the Stetson University Alumni Council and is an active member of the University of Miami Hurricane Club. Ross also volunteers with the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, Teen Court of Lee County, Bonita Springs Little League, and Pinewoods Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization. Ross is fluent in English and Spanish. She can be reached at 239-344-1249 or by email at

Henderson Franklin is one of the largest local law firms between Tampa and Miami, with over 55 attorneys dedicated to providing a wide range of legal services in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning , family law, commercial and civil litigation. , eminent domain, intellectual property, workers’ compensation, labor law, real estate, land use and environmental law. Henderson Franklin operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Naples and Sarasota (by appointment only). For more information about Ross or Henderson Franklin, please visit


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