Barbara Sanders first established her practice in Apalachicola, Florida in August 1988. She earned her degree from the Florida State University College of Law in May 1984 and became a member of the Florida Bar the same year. She served for two years as a law clerk to the then Chief Judge of the Northern District of Florida, William Stafford. After her clerkship, she taught Legal Writing and Research at the FSU College of Law. In her practice, she concentrates in real estate, transactional and litigation, and criminal law, in both State and Federal courts. She has represented the Franklin County School Board since 1988. She has been a Board Certified Criminal Trial attorney since 1999. She is AV-
rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Sanders has resided on St. George Island, Florida, since 1979.
Donna Duncan is a native of Apalachicola, who graduated from Apalachicola High School in 1988 and was soon employed by Barbara Sanders as her legal assistant. After being employed with the Florida Department of Corrections, Donna returned to school and received her juris doctorate degree from the Florida State University College of Law. While attending law school, Donna interned with the Public Interest Law center and Barbara Sanders, P.A. At the Public Interest Law Center, Donna was selected to receive the National Outstanding Clinical Student Award for client representation and legislative advocacy. Upon becoming a member of the Florida Bar, Donna continued to practice with Barbara Sanders, P.A. and in 2009 became partner in the firm Sanders and Duncan, P.A. Donna practices civil law in the areas of business, family, probate and criminal law in both State and Federal courts. Donna returned home to Franklin County in 2007 and continues to reside in Apalachicola.