Meet our Attorneys


Meet the McLane Law Attorneys


Theodore F. McLane (Ted) – founding partner (1927 – 2016)  Ted is a native Floridian. He is a graduate of The University of Florida where he received his BS in Business Administration and he received his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of law in 1958. He was a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force before beginning his legal career. He spent the initial part of his career working as a Trust Officer and then established his own practice in 1969. He was recently honored by the Florida Bar Association for being a member in good standing for 50 years. His love of his career inspired his children to join him and the firm he established 40 years ago has grown into the law firm of McLane, McLane & McLane. Ted has always had an avid interest in history and he is the past president of the Largo Historical Society and he is on the Largo Historical Preservation Board. In addition to his legal career, he has authored his first book, a novel of historical fiction called Delay in Route.


D. Scott McLane (Scott) – Scott is also a native Floridian. He received his BA in Political Science from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina in 1983. He received his JD Cum Laude from Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia in 1986. Scott has specialized in the area of real estate transactions including landlord tenant and commercial and residential lease negotiations; tax preparation and planning. In addition to his professional interest, Scott is an active member of the Largo Rotary Club; an avid cyclist, golfer and the proud father of triplets. The next generation of McLane, McLane & McLane is already in training.

Sara E. McLane (Sally)

Sara Evelyn McLane (Sally) – Like her father and brother, Sally is also a native Floridian. She received her BA in Communications from The American University in Washington DC in 1984 and her JD from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama in 1989. She is a member of the Middle District of Florida Federal Court; a member of the Clearwater Bar Association; and a former sustaining member of the Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin, Inc. Sally has expanded the base of the practice by serving on the Pinellas County Court Appointed Attorney List for individuals who are alleged to be incapacitated; and as attorney for parents in Dependency action. Sally is the proud parent of two children and her husband serves as a sergeant in local law enforcement. She has been involved with the following organizations:

  • 2015 Graduate of Leadership Pinellas
  • Member of Canakaris Inns of Court
  • Active Member of the Clearwater Bar Association
  • One Hundred Women Who Care
  • Ready for Life
  • Clothes for Kids