In Business Since 1995

Over 30 Years of Experience in the Legal Industry

John H. Zehmer

John H. Zehmer

John H. Zehmer

Attorney – Shareholder

(904) 280-0005 x225

John Zehmer is a Ponte Vedra Beach office resident specializing in corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, real estate, estate planning, and probate. Mr. Zehmer also works on foreign investments and cross-border transactions. Since 1985, he has been practicing law in the Jacksonville region. The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory has given him an “AV” rating, which indicates that a lawyer is regarded as having the highest level of professional excellence by their colleagues.


  • New York University, LL.M. Taxation, 1982
  • University of Florida, J.D., 1980 (with Honors; Order of the Coif)
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1976 (with Distinction)

Bar Admissions


Professional Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Tax Section
    • Business Law Section
    • International Law Section
    • Real Property, Probate, & Trust Law Section
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Past Chair, Tax Section

Representative Experience

  • Preparation of Inbound Investment Structures While Considering U.S. & Foreign Tax Laws
  • Leasing Transactions Concerning Commercial & Industrial Properties in Numerous States
  • Acquisition Deals Involving Large Residential Homebuilding Companies in Florida, Ohio, Texas, & Other States
  • Estate Planning for Resident & Non-Resident Foreign Nationals
  • Probate Cases Involving Complex Real Estate & Tax Issues, Post-Mortem Tax Planning, & Litigation Involving Dissatisfied Family Members
  • Acquisition Transactions in the Healthcare Field Affecting Hospitals, Clinics, & Physician Practices
  • Design of Corporate Business Structures to Optimize Tax, Legal & State-by-State Considerations