Sarasota, Florida – December 1, 2020 — Fergeson Skipper, P.A. is proud to announce shareholder Richard (Rick) R. Gans has been named “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 Edition. This marks the fourth time Gans has achieved this designation. He has been part of Fergeson Skipper since 1994 and is certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in wills, trusts and estates.
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. The lawyers are selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Best Lawyers is considered the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. Inclusion is based on a rigorous peer review survey comprising more than 9.4 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is a singular honor.
About Fergeson Skipper, P.A.
Founded in 1976, Fergeson Skipper, P.A., has provided superior legal services to clients for nearly 45 years. It is a full-service law firm with concentrations in federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, litigation, business law and real estate law. All shareholders at the firm are board 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.