(Florida) – The law firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A. has been selected for inclusion in the 2013-2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm achieved a First Tier Ranking for the Tampa metropolitan area in two categories: Land Use & Zoning Law and Land Use & Zoning Litigation.
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Eligible law firms are scored in one or more of 81 major practice areas in 178 locations, both nationally and by metropolitan region. The rankings incorporate more than four million evaluations from 68,761 individual lawyers collected by Best Lawyers® in its most recent annual survey.
National and metropolitan first-tier rankings will be featured in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” stand-alone publication. All rankings, in all tiers, will be published online at www.bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
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About Icard Merrill
The law firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A., was founded in 1953 in Sarasota. From its establishment 60 years ago, Icard Merrill has progressively grown and expanded as Southwest Florida has grown, and currently has office locations in Lakewood Ranch and Punta Gorda as well as its headquarters in Sarasota. Icard Merrill is a full-service law firm offering business, commercial and construction litigation, personal injury, real estate, land use, family law, probate, and tax and estate planning services. For more information about Icard Merrill, call (941) 366-8100 or visit icardmerrill.com.