John E. Wickman

713 South Orange Avenue,
Suite 201, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 955-5100
FAX: (941) 953-2485


Practice areas include:

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law


John E. Wickman, an Iowa native, has been a Florida resident since 1983, graduating Cum Laude with a degree in Marketing from the University of South Florida in 1985. After completing his undergraduate studies, Mr. Wickman held positions with Xerox Corporation as a marketing representative, and with California Federal Savings & Loan as a residential loan officer. In January 1988, Mr. Wickman relocated to Bradenton, Florida where he acquired the first of ultimately three men’s formal wear stores called “Tux For Less,” which he owned and operated until their sale in May 1992. Upon the sale of his retail businesses, Mr. Wickman entered law school at Stetson University, College of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree in December 1994, graduating Magna Cum Laude, fourth in his class. Mr. Wickman has been engaged in the transactional practice of Business and Real Estate law since 1995.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Wickman’s community involvement has included service as chairman of the Bradenton area Head Start Policy Council, a director of Manatee County Junior Achievement, service as an Elder and former chairman of the finance committee for the First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton, service as a director and past secretary of the Manatee County Bar Association, service as a member and the 2006-2007 membership chairman of the South Manatee SERTOMA Club, and is also a 2000 graduate of Leadership Manatee.