The law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., is pleased to announce Alisa M. French has joined the firm’s Tax Department as an associate attorney. Previously she was a summer associate at Burr & Forman, LLP, in Orlando, Florida, and she was a judicial intern at the Second District Court of Appeal and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
French received Bachelor of Arts degrees cum laude in Criminology and Anthropology from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, in 2012, and her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida, in 2015. She obtained her Master of Laws degree in taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, in 2016. She was admitted to The Florida Bar in October 2015.
While attending Stetson University, she was the Marketing Editor and Digest Writer for the Stetson Law Review. She also received a Graduate Tax Fellowship award from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in recognition for her work as a Student Editor of the Florida Tax Review.
The Tax Department includes shareholders James O. Fergeson, Jr., J. Ronald Skipper, Richard R. Gans, Matthew B. Mayper, and J. Allison Archbold. The firm’s tax services include estate and trust administration, preparation of simple and complex wills and trusts, guardianships, federal and state tax planning, federal tax court representation, and tax audits and disputes.
About Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A. –
Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has provided legal support to clients for 40 years. Founded in 1976, it is a full service law firm concentrating in the areas of federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, guardianships, civil, trial, business, and real estate law. All ten shareholders 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.