|Bradenton-Sarasota, FL (April 28, 2014) – Blalock Walters’ principal Jenifer S. Schembri in the firm’s Tax, Estate Planning, and Business Law groups, has received the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. She is also Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Tax Law and a Certified Public Accountant.
As a top-ranked law firm, the total of AV-rated attorneys at Blalock Walters now totals 19 which are over 80 percent of the law firm’s attorneys.
A Martindale-Hubbell rating is an objective indicator of a lawyer’s ethical standards and professional ability. Attorneys receive ratings based on evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary. An AV rating is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
“Jenifer’s AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell is a testament from her peers of her being held in the highest esteem. We all congratulate her for this recognition that comes from her ‘making a difference’ for our clients,” said Blalock Walters’ managing partner Clifford L. Walters.
Schembri practices in the areas of individual and business tax planning, entity formations, corporate business and transition planning, charitable planning, and all aspects of estate planning, including trust and estate taxation and wealth preservation.
Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. As one of the largest law firms in the region with 23 attorneys, it serves a wide range of clients in diverse industries. Throughout its more than 90-year history the firm has been a trusted advisor in resolving the legal needs of individuals, leading businesses and other institutions throughout the Southwest Florida and beyond. Blalock Walters’ offices are located in Bradenton, Sarasota and St. Petersburg. For more information, please visit www.blalockwalters.com