Sam Gonas (Of Counsel) is an attorney in Coral Gables, Florida who focuses on real estate, business, insurance coverage, estate planning, and probate matters.
Born and raised in Coral Gables, Sam graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana before furthering his education at the University of Arizona. After returning to Florida, Sam practiced real estate in Southwest Florida, obtained his real estate broker’s license and opened a boutique real estate company that provided evaluations of multi-family housing, large acreage purchases, and planned residential communities for various international investment groups.
Sam went on to obtain his law degree from Florida International University College of Law, graduating cum laude, while winning various awards and being an Article & Comments editor for FIU Law Review. While attending law school, Sam broadened his skills interning with the Miami-Dade County Health Department’s legal office, the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney – Felony Division, and the Third District Court of Appeal. He also worked for a boutique law firm in Coral Gables that focused on estate planning and civil and criminal litigation as well as a family law firm in Coconut Grove, FL.
He is a member of the Florida Bar, The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, and the University of Miami’s Planned Giving Advisory Board. When not practicing law, Sam is active in his church and, along with his wife, Elizabeth, and young son, zealously root for Miami Hurricanes and Georgia Bulldogs football.