Vicki L. Sproat is dual Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law (since 1991) and in Labor & Employment Law (since 2012). She concentrates her practice in employment law, where she provides counsel to and litigates claims for employers. Vicki also handles general commercial litigation matters. She is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Vicki is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Vicki is a regular speaker at Henderson Franklin’s annual HR Law & Solutions educational seminar for human resource professionals, as well as a contributor to the firm’s Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog.
Prior to joining the firm in 1980, Vicki practiced in Ohio. She is married to Judge Donald E. Pellecchia and they have two children, Christopher and Lauren. She also has two stepchildren and is a proud grandmother of four.
Vicki is Vice President (and immediate past President) of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and an Emeritus member of the Calusa Chapter of American Inns of Court. She serves on the Executive Council of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar and is a member of the Grievance Committee for the United States District Court, Middle District. Vicki is also member and former director of the Human Resources Management Association of Southwest Florida.
Vicki has been active in community organizations such as the United Way of Lee County (where she served as a member of its board of directors for over 10 years) and Visually Impaired Persons of Southwest Florida (where she served as a member of the Advisory Council). She also recently completed a six-year term as a trustee of Canterbury School.