(Southwest Florida – May 31, 2019) Five members of Sarasota law firm Fergeson Skipper, P.A., have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. Representing no more than five percent of lawyers in the state, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of recognition and professional achievement. Using a patented multi-phase screening process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research, the annual listing is intended to be a credible and comprehensive resource for those seeking legal counsel.
The Fergeson Skipper attorneys selected for the 2019 print list include:
- James O. Fergeson, Jr.
- Richard R. Gans
- David S. Maglich
- Douglas R. Bald
- Matthew S. Francis – 2019 Rising Star
Fergeson Skipper attorneys have been recognized in Super Lawyers on a regular basis in recent years. Mr. Fergeson, who practices tax law, has been a Florida Super Lawyer each year since 2008. Mr. Gans specializes in wills, trusts and estates, and has been on the list since 2007. Mr. Bald has been named to the list four times since 2014, while Mr. Maglich has been honored twice before. All four attorneys are board certified by The Florida Bar in their areas of expertise 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.
The Rising Star designation is awarded to candidates 40 years or younger or in practice for fewer than 10 years, and recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state.
About Fergeson Skipper
Founded in 1976, Fergeson Skipper, P.A., has provided superior legal services to clients for over forty years. It is a full-service law firm with concentrations in federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, litigation, business law, personal injury and real estate law. All 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 in Sarasota, Florida. For information, call 941-957-1900 or visit FergesonSkipper.com.