James O. Fergeson, Jr., J. Ronald Skipper, Richard R. Gans, and Douglas R. Bald, shareholders in the law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., have been named to the 2014 list of Florida Super Lawyers. All four attorneys are board certified and hold AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Ratings from the attorney rating site Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available for an attorney’s legal ability and professional ethics. Fergeson specializes in tax law, Skipper and Gans in wills, trusts and estates, and Bald in appellate law. Fergeson has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer each year since 2008, and Skipper and Gans since 2007.
Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition, met ethical standards, and been recognized for their professional achievements. An annual statewide survey of attorneys is conducted and only the top five percent of those nominated in more than 70 practice areas are chosen for the list. The selections are made by a research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of Thomson Reuters, Legal Division. The selection process is multi-phased and includes peer nominations and evaluations, as well as independent research.
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.