Shawn M. Yesner is a Florida native, born in Tampa and reared in Miami. After graduating from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Shawn enrolled in the Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, graduating with a J.D. Degree in 1998.
Prior to starting his own practice, Shawn was an associate attorney at one of the largest lender foreclosure firms in Florida. There Shawn learned how to prosecute foreclosures quickly and efficiently, representing such lenders as Freddie Mac, Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), Chase, Countrywide, and many other subprime lenders in all aspects for foreclosure litigation, bankruptcy and loss mitigation negotiations. In 2004
Shawn left the foreclosure mill practice to form a law firm focused on helping homeowners keep their homes. After building a successful multi-practice firm, Shawn founded Yesner Law, P.L., again with the focus of helping homeowners save their home, or get rid of their home while incurring minimal liability
Shawn has been a speaker at multiple Legal Education Seminars sponsored by Law Review CLE, National Business Institute (NBI), and the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), and has authored an article entitled Loan Modifications Can Help Borrowers Keep Their Homes as part of a book titled Florida Foreclosure: What Lawyers Need to Know Now published by Thomson Reuters in 2009.
Among his professional affiliations, Shawn is a member of:
Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2013
Tampa Bay Business Owners (TBBO)
Bay Area Real Estate Counsel (BAREC)
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association (TBBBA)
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Business Network International (BNI)