Judith E. Covey, Paralegal


Judith E. "Judy" Covey is a paralegal with 17 years experience in the franchise area and 33 years experience in the corporate area of law. She provides substantive assistance in the following areas:

  • Preparing franchise disclosure documents and related agreements.
  • Preparing and filing state franchise registration and exemptions applications.
  • Responding to comment letters from franchise state regulators.
  • Preparing deal-specific Franchise Agreements and ancillary documents.
  • Preparing Mutual Termination and other Settlement Agreements for Franchises.
  • Forming all types of entities in various states.
  • Qualifying entities to do business in other states.
  • Preparing Operating Agreements; Bylaws, minutes and written consents.
  • Maintaining corporate and other entity books.
  • Preparing Shareholders Agreements.
  • Preparing Stock and Asset Purchase Agreements and related documents.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • St. Petersburg College (A.A.)
    • Awarded CLAS in Business from NALA.
  • Florida Junior College (A.S.)
    • Degree: A.S. in Legal Assisting.

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Elected line officer, The Grand Chapter of Florida Order of the Eastern Star, Inc