E. Ralph Tirabassi, a shareholder in the law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has been recognized by The Florida Bar for having retained his board certification in real estate law for 25 continuous years. He holds the distinction of being among the first group of Florida real estate attorneys to be board certified in 1987. Certified attorneys in real estate law deal with matters relating to real property transactions, such as real estate conveyances, title searches, leases, zoning and land use planning, real estate development, real estate litigation, and determination of property rights.
Board certification is The Florida Bar’s highest evaluation of an attorney’s competency and experience in one or more of the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida. Certification is valid for five years, during which time the attorney must continue to practice law and attend Florida Bar-approved continuing legal education courses.
Tirabassi has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the most widely accepted lawyer rating service. The AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating is an outstanding achievement and demonstrates that a lawyer has earned the highest rating available for their legal ability and professional ethics. He is also a member of The Florida Bar, the Sarasota County Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, and the Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund-12th District Advisory Board.
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 37 years. Founded in 1976, it is a full service law firm concentrating in the areas of federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, civil, trial, business, and real estate law. All ten attorneys at the firm are certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in their areas of expertise. The Florida Bar’s certification process is rigorous, requiring years of legal experience, extensive peer review, and passage of a comprehensive written examination. The firm is located at 1515 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida; telephone 941-957-1900. For information, visit www.fergesonskipper.com.