Erik J. Arroyo has centered his practice on business, corporate, and estate planning, with a focus on family foundations.
Erik’s business practice includes counseling business owners on forming an entity, funding, capital and organizational structures, mergers, joint ventures, divestitures, acquisitions, and equity-owner agreements. Whether he assists a start-up venture, an established family foundation, or a corporation who employs hundreds, Erik’s enterprising approach to his practice of law offers his clients keen insights into legal and business issues.
Erik’s has extensive experience working with individuals and families in his practice of estate planning to achieve their asset preservation goals. Erik tailors every estate plan according to his client with the goal of helping them achieve peace of mind. Erik executes strategies to assist clients in mitigating taxes, preserving wealth, protecting assets, transferring wealth to their heirs, beneficiaries, or charitable causes, and protecting and caring for dependents and elderly members of family.
Due to his focus of estate planning and business, Erik takes pride in counseling with respect to succession planning and family business matters for business owners and their families.
Florida A&M University College of Law, Juris Doctor
University of Florida, Bachelor in Political Science, Communications
Professional Memberships and Community Involvement:
Sarasota YMCA, Board Member
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sarasota, Board Member and Big Brother
University of Florida Alumni Association of Sarasota (Sarasota Gator Club), President-Elect
Sarasota Bar Association, Member
Diversity Committee Member
Young Lawyers Division
Young Professionals Group, Member
Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Member
Business Network International, Member
Teen Court of Sarasota, Presiding Judge
InStride Therapy, Former Board Member
Phi Alpha Delta, Law Fraternity International, Member
American Association for Justice of Orlando, Former President
Boys and Girls Club of South Lake County, Former Board Member
Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota Foundation, Former Board Member
Community Foundation of Lake County, Former Committee Member