The law firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A., is pleased to announce that firm shareholders Charles Bartlett and William Merrill are included in Florida Trend Magazine’s 2013 Florida Legal Elite report. This is the 10th year that the publication has recognized prominent Florida lawyers as chosen by their peers.
According to Florida Trend, “Lawyers were asked to name attorneys who they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others. The report provides Florida Trend readers with a ready reference when they need to find a top attorney.”
Charles J. Bartlett, an Icard Merrill shareholder, concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate and business law. Mr. Bartlett represents numerous clients in the banking, construction, restaurant and hospitality industries.
William W. Merrill, III is a shareholder at Icard Merrill and has focused his practice on land use, planning and growth management law and real estate law.
The attorneys selected for Florida Legal Elite 2013 will be listed in the 10th anniversary special report in the July issue of Florida Trend magazine. Ballots are processed, checked and tabulated by third party sources, including Bradenton-based Outsource America and Suncoast Opinion Surveys, in St. Petersburg.
About Icard Merrill
Icard Merrill was founded in 1953 in Sarasota. 2013 marks the celebration of the firm’s 60th anniversary. The firm has grown along with Southwest Florida and now also has offices in Lakewood Ranch and Punta Gorda, offering expertise in business, banking, commercial and construction law and related litigation, personal injury, real estate, land use, family law, probate, tax and estate planning. The firm has a strong commitment to the communities it serves, with members involved in numerous civic and not-for-profit organizations in the arts, education, health and human services. In 2010, the firm received the Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice’s Law Firm Commendation for significant contributions of legal services to the indigent and to charitable groups on a pro bono basis. For more information about Icard Merrill, call (941) 366-8100 or visit icardmerrill.com.
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