Richard R. Gans, a shareholder in the law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., was selected by his peers for inclusion in Florida Trend magazine’s 2012 Florida Legal Elite. Lawyers across the state were asked to name attorneys they hold in highest regard or would recommend to others. Stringent voting guidelines were followed and votes were tallied by an independent research firm. A panel of previous Legal Elite winners, representing a variety of practice areas in cities across the state, reviewed the selection process and the list of finalists. According to Florida Trend, the 2012 list of 1,348 Legal Elite attorneys represents approximately 2% of the more than 67,000 active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.
Gans is board certified as a specialist in wills, trusts and estates and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. In addition to his numerous professional affiliations, he has served as a board member for many area non-profit organizations, including the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Woman’s Exchange, Pines of Sarasota Foundation, and the Sarasota Concert Association.
About Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A. – Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has provided legal support to clients for over 35 years. Founded in Sarasota in 1976, it is a full service law firm concentrating in the areas of federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, civil, trial and real estate law. For information, visit www.fergesonskipper.com.