Gibson, Kohl, Wolff & Hric, P.L.

Gibson, Kohl, Wolff & Hric, P.L., offers four locations for your convenience:

Downtown Office
1800 2nd Street
Suite 901 & Suite 920
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 365-1166
Fax: (941) 373-9575

Litigation Office
400 Burns Court
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 362-8880
Fax: (941) 362-8881

South County Office
414 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229
Phone: (941) 966-3575
Fax: (941) 966-3594

Lakewood Ranch Office
9040 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL  34202
Phone: (941) 966-3575
Fax: (941) 966-3594

Lauren P. Kohl

E-mail MeLauren P. Kohl

Sarasota, Florida
(941) 966-3575
(941) 966-3594

Lauren Kohl practices primarily in the areas of real estate transactions, title insurance and basic estate planning.   She earned her Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Connecticut in 1988.  She earned her Juris Doctorate Degree, Magna Cum Laude , from the Florida State University College of Law in 1998.  She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998. 

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Lauren enjoyed a successful career in real estate sales.  She was a top producer in her Sarasota real estate office for five consecutive years and taught home buyer seminars in conjunction with several local and national mortgage lenders. 

Lauren is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.  Lauren presently serves on the Board of Directors for the Venice Aviation Society, Inc., and is a former committee chair person for the Sarasota County Bar Association Real Property Section.  She continues to serve on several non-profit associations including Girls Incorporated, Legal Aid of Manasota, Meals on Wheels, the American Cancer Society, The March of Dimes, and the United Way 211 of Manasota.  Lauren is also a YMCA Youth League Sponsor and also sponsors several local school teams and The “Hulk” Off Shore Racing Team.

Lauren’s practice emphasizes representation of buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate, title insurance, wills, probate, deeds, mortgages and contract preparation. 

Lauren is married to Captain Jon R. Fahs, Jr., US Navy, Commanding Officer of the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command.  They have five children. 

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Closings
  • Title Insurance
  • Residential & Commercial Real Estate Closings
  • Contract Preparation
  • Deeds & Mortgages
  • Wills & Trusts

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1998


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 1998
    • Law Review: Florida State Law Review, Member
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    • B.S. - 1988
    • Major: Marketing


  • Instructor, Homebuyers Seminars, NationsBank, 1992 - 1993
  • Instructor for Local Real Estate Offices on Contract Preparation, Real Estate Closings and Title Insurance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Venice aviation society inc –VASI, Board of Directors
  • Florida and National Association of Realtors, Member, 1990 - Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member, 1998 - Present
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property and Probate Section, Member
  • Women's Council of Realtors
  • Sarasota County Homebuilders Association
  • 211 of Manasota, Board of Directors

At the law offices of Gibson, Kohl, Wolff & Hric, P.L., we represent clients throughout southwest Florida and the Gulf Coast, including Sarasota, Longboat Key, Casey Key, Siesta Key, University Park, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, Osprey, Nokomis, Venice, Palmetto, North Port, Arcadia; and in Manatee County and Sarasota County.