Manatee County Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida (July 28, 2014) – Attorney Marisa J. Powers of Blalock Walters, P.A. has been elected Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (www.fawl.org), Manatee County Chapter, for 2014-2015. Powers is former treasurer of the association. Blalock Walters’ attorney Ann K. Breitinger, also a former Treasurer of FAWL, and has been re-elected to the board.
Based in Tallahassee, 2011 marked the 60th Anniversary of FAWL, a professional organization that supports women lawyers in leadership as well as provides networking and enhanced continuing legal education programs.
Powers is an associate attorney in the firm’s Litigation and Labor & Employment Services areas. Her practice involves the litigation of business disputes; probate, estate and trust disputes; employment law; and construction law related matters. She is on the Board of Pace Center for Girls and a Barrister of Manatee American Inn of Court.
Breitinger counsels clients regarding entity formation, business governance issues, business transactions and health care transactional and regulatory matters. She is on the Board of Directors of the Manatee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and We Care Manatee, Inc., as well as a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.
Both are on the Leadership Committee of Manatee Young Professionals.
Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice, regional law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. As one of the largest law firms in the area with over 20 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, Florida. For more information, please visit www.blalockwalters.com.