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                            About Attorney AJ Stickley

Stickley Law is led by Albert "AJ" Stickley. Under AJ's leadership, Stickley Law understands the dynamics of the legal system. The firm is designed to represent individuals in Southwest Florida.

Having a legal issue is generally an unpleasant experience.  Stickley Law Office understands how you may be feeling, and we are here to protect your rights and to fight in your corner. You don’t have to suffer in silence if the law is on your side.

AJ has a passion for law and for protecting the rights of his clients, and he brings that enthusiasm for the legal profession to every case. Raised in Englewood FL, AJ is a graduate from Lemon Bay High School. Furthering his education at The Florida State University, AJ graduated with a double major in Business and International Affairs.

AJ earned his Law Degree at Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 2007. During Law School, AJ was a Certified Legal Intern for the Office of the Public Defender with the 13th Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County, Florida. Following his internship, AJ accepted a full-time position with the Office as an Assistant Public Defender.

AJ served as an Assistant State Attorney with the 12th Judicial Circuit in Sarasota County, Florida from 2009 to 2013. He received in depth training in trial strategy and ethics to defend multiple charges including: DUI, traffic offenses, theft, battery, and all other misdemeanor charges.

AJ is involved with several legal organizations including:

  • Director of the Sarasota (South County) Bar Association, current

  • Englewood Chamber of Commerce Member, current

  • Section Member for the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Litigation, current

  • Probate Section Member of the Solo Practitioners, current

  • Member of the Inn of Court, 2008-2017

  • Member of the FL Bar since 2007


Stickley Law Office will provide you with an initial consultation to see if and how we can serve your interests. Legal cases (and even just the language) can be complicated and intimidating. We will guide you through every step of your case, keeping you right up to date, making sure you understand exactly what is going on, and advising you on every decision that needs to be made. We keep you involved and at the very center of our attention.

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Our Team

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Veronica Mitchell

Probate Paralegal

Veronica has been with our firm since 2017, with over 18 years of experience in the Paralegal field. She is married with 4 children - 1 daughter and 3 sons, all adopted from foster care.  Veronica devoted 13 ½ years as a foster parent, caring for over 31 kids in that time.  Outside of work, you can find Veronica spending time with her family as family is number 1 to her.  She can usually be found at the baseball fields, camping, or sailing away on a cruise ship.  She has 2 dogs and 2 cats that keep her busy in her spare time.

"I'm a paralegal, what's your superpower?"

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Skyelar Pifer

Litigation, Criminal and Elder-Law Paralegal

Skyelar has been with our firm since 2018, with over five years of experience in the Paralegal field. She has her Associates degree and an Advanced Technical Certification in Paralegal Studies. Skyelar takes on every project with confidence and a desire for knowledge. Outside of her work-life, Skyelar enjoys shopping, cooking (trying all the recipes), weekend trips to Disney, and spending time with her boyfriend and her family. Skyelar has 3 cats and a silly cocker spaniel. 

“I’m a litigation paralegal, nothing scares me.”