TAMPA – Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, is pleased to announce that three partners, Brandon D. Bellew, Joel D. Bronstein and Joan M. Vecchioli, have been named “Lawyer of the Year” for 2019 in their respective practice area. Brandon D. Bellew is Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation Clearwater – Trusts and Estates – “Lawyer of the Year”, Joel D. Bronstein is Best Lawyers® 2019 St. Petersburg Tax “Lawyer of the Year” and Joan M. Vecchioli is Best Lawyers® 2019 Clearwater – Litigation – Labor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.
The firm is also pleased to announce that Mark S. Bentley, Bruce H. Bokor, Charles A. Buford, Guy M. Burns, Susan W. Carlson, William T. Conroy, Colleen M. Flynn, Jeffrey M. Gad, Joseph W. Gaynor, Holger Gleim, Alberto F. Gomez, Jr., Vitauts M. Gulbis, Thomas J. Hunt, Scott C. Ilgenfritz, Frank R. Jakes, William Kalish, Michael G. Little, Michael C. Markham, Cynthia A. Mikos, F. Wallace Pope, Jr., Peter A. Rivellini, Darryl R. Richards, Joseph W. N. Rugg, Charles A. Samarkos, Thomas B. Smith, Joan M. Vecchioli, Gary Walker, Joseph J. Weissman, Rachael Wood and Steven Williamson are also recognized in their areas of practice.
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Celebrating its 45th year, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP is a regional, full-service law firm with offices in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.