Joining the firm are Jessica M. Farrelly of Sarasota and Mark Martella of Punta Gorda. Ms. Farrelly concentrates her practice in the areas of employment law and civil litigation and has a career that includes a partnership at a defense litigation firm in Boston and most recently with a management-side employment boutique firm in Sarasota. Ms. Farrelly graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in Boston and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Dayton in Ohio. She will work primarily from Icard Merrill’s Sarasota office.
Mark Martella joins Icard Merrill as an experienced business law attorney who brings with him two established law offices in Port Charlotte and Fort Myers which will now operate under the Icard Merrill name. The firm will consolidate its existing Port Charlotte office in favor of the new location. With 28 years of legal experience, Mr. Martella was the managing partner of his own practice and focuses primarily on real estate, bankruptcy, foreclosure, estate planning, and condominium and homeowner association representation. Mr. Martella has been an active member and past president of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce and the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition, and he has served as a board member of United Way of Charlotte County.
New Port Charlotte office: New Fort Myers office:
18501 Murdock Circle #304 5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd. #411
Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Fort Myers, FL 33907
Sarasota office: Bradenton office:
2033 Main Street #500 & 600 8470 Enterprise Circle #201
Sarasota, FL 34237 Bradenton, FL 34202
About Icard Merrill
Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A., was founded in 1953 in Sarasota. The firm has since grown and expanded along with Southwest Florida and now has offices in Bradenton, Port Charlotte and Fort Myers, as well as its Sarasota location across Main Street from the historic Sarasota County Courthouse. Icard Merrill is a full-service law firm offering business, commercial and construction litigation, employment law, personal injury, real estate, land use, family law, probate, tax and estate planning services. For more information about Icard Merrill, call (941) 366-8100 or visit icardmerrill.com.