Sheila M. Ennis

Sheila M. Ennis

Associate
Location:
Daytona Beach, Florida
Phone:
386-254-6875
Fax:
386-257-1834
Email:

Sheila M. Ennis is an associate attorney in our family and criminal law practice group at Smith, Stout, Bigman & Brock, P.A. She has experience in the areas of administrative law, workers' compensation defense, family, criminal law, and appeals. She spent just under a year with the Public Defender, Seventh Judicial Circuit, and two years in private practice before she began working with our team.

Ms. Ennis has been working with Smith Bigman Brock since 2010. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, she was on the President's Honor Roll and Dean's List multiple semesters. In 2007, Ms. Ennis graduated from the Florida Coastal School of Law, earning her Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude. During law school Ms. Ennis was a Law Review Staff Editor, and authored, Case note, Castle Doctrine for Rent, Moat not Included, published in the Spring 2005 Journal which was selected as Florida Coastal's 2005 entry for the Scribes Law Review Award. Ms. Ennis was awarded Best Brief for Respondent, Best Oral Argument for Respondent, highest grade award for Advanced Criminal Procedure, Employment Law, Criminal Law, and Constitutional Criminal Procedure. Additionally, she was a Dean's Scholar and on the Dean's List seven semesters.

Areas of Practice

  • Marital & Family Law
  • Criminal Defense Law
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2008

Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2007
    • Law Review: Florida Coastal Law Review, Staff Editor & Group Leader, 2004 - 2007
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science magna cum laude - 2001
    • Major: Legal Studies

Published Works

  • Case note, Castle Doctrine for Rent, Moat not Included, Florida Coastal Law Review Journal, Spring, 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Scholar, Dean's List (7 semesters), 2004 - 2007
  • Highest Grade 'Book' Award, Best Brief for Respondent, 2004 - 2007
  • Highest Grade 'Book' Award, Best Oral Argument for Respondent, 2004 - 2007
  • Highest Grade 'Book' Award, Employment Law, 2004 - 2007
  • Highest Grade 'Book' Award, Criminal Law, 2004 - 2007
  • Highest Grade 'Book' Award, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, 2004
  • Highest Grade 'Book' Award, Advanced Criminal Procedure, 2004 - 2007
  • Highest Grade 'Book' Award, Lawyering Process II, 2004 - 2007
  • President's Honor Roll and Dean's List (UCF), 1999 - 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Volusia County Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Volusia/Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Volusia County Civil Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Ennis & Furr, LLC, Partner, 2011 - 2012
  • Smith, Hood, Loucks, Stout, Bigman & Brock, P.A., Associate, 2010 - 2011
  • The Law Offices of Mark S. Spangler, P.A., Attorney, 2008 - 2010
  • Office of the Public Defender, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Holly Hill, Florida, Certified Legal Intern, 2007