Jo Ann Koontz Reappointed to Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee

Sarasota, Florida Attorney Will Serve Another Two-Year Term on Sarasota County Bar Association Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee

Attorney and Certified Public Accountant Jo Ann M. Koontz has been reappointed to the Board of Directors of the Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee of the Sarasota County Bar Association and the Sarasota Association of Realtors. She will serve another two-year term.

Koontz is owner of Koontz & Associates, PL, a Sarasota, Florida law firm focusing on residential and commercial real estate transactions, federal and state tax law and business law. She also serves on the Human Services Advisory Council, an advisory board for Sarasota County regarding contracted Human Services and Human Services policy, and is co-chair of the Bar Association's Real Property Steering Committee, which focuses on issues of interest to real estate law practitioners.

"I have enjoyed working with Realtors on common concerns and look forward to another two years," said Koontz. "The committee allows us to bring comprehensive resolutions to issues and provide educational programs that are beneficial to both industries."
Because of her dual certification as an attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Koontz is a sought-after presenter on the tax implications of real estate transactions, short sales and foreclosures, as well as other legal matters. An Ohio native, she holds a bachelor's in Business Administration and law degree from Ohio Northern University.

Koontz & Associates is located at 1819 Main Street, Suite 215, Sarasota, FL 34236. Koontz can be reached at Telephone: (941) 225-2615. Website:

For more information about Koontz & Associates, or to schedule an interview with Jo Ann Koontz, please contact Sheila Longo at (941) 355-3006 or