JOHN F. STEWART has practiced law in Lee County, Florida since July of 1973. Mr. Stewart is a partner/shareholder in the law firm of Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch & Kinsey, P.A. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drake University (1969) and his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa, College of Law (1972). John’s practice is in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, real estate law, and guardianship.
John is a member of the American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Lee County Bar Association, Probate, Real Estate and Guardianship Section of the Florida Bar Association, the First Baptist Church of Fort Myers and Calusa Inn of Court. He has served on the 20th Circuit Bar Grievance Committee and is a Director of Classic Basketball, Inc. John has been designated the highest (“A-V”) rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
John is married to Brenda L. Stewart and has two sons: Charles J. Taylor (stepson) and John “Casey” Stewart. John is a “sports nut” who has coached youth sports for over 20 years and who still attempts to occasionally play basketball, tennis, and golf. He also remains the biggest Iowa Hawkeye fan in Southwest Florida.