Punta Gorda, FL, June 12, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Farr Law Firm is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been recognized in the 2014 edition of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. The attorneys recognized as outstanding in their area of practice include Guy S. Emerich, Jack O. Hackett II, Charles T. Boyle, and David A. Holmes as well as Natalie C. Lashway named as a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Each year, Florida Super Lawyers lists no more than 5 percent of lawyers in the state as Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent as Rising Stars. The process of selection includes extensive polling, research and selection procedure by lawyers that acknowledges top attorneys throughout the country.
Emerich is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and this is his eighth consecutive year of recognition. He is Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates and his practice focuses on estate planning, probate and trust administration with an emphasis on protecting and preserving his clients’ assets, minimizing taxes and avoiding probate.
Hackett, a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate attorney, receives this honor for the sixth time and fifth consecutive year. He represents clients in all areas of residential and commercial real estate acquisition and development and has represented clients in a number of high profile real estate transactions. Hackett also practices business law and counsels clients in a wide range of industries in the formation, organization, and management of business entities.
Boyle, a Florida Bar Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney, receives this distinction for the seventh consecutive year. He counsels clients in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, equitable distribution, division of business interests, division of retirement assets, tax issues, child support, parenting issues, domestic violence, and pre-nuptial agreements. Boyle also practices in the areas of civil litigation and real estate.
Holmes is the firm’s managing partner and receives this distinction for the second time. His practice focuses on asset protection, corporate and business law, civil litigation with an emphasis in contract, commercial and construction disputes, and real estate. He was born and raised in Charlotte County and has longstanding relationships with the area’s legal professionals, business leaders and medical community.
Lashway is named a Rising Star for the second time. This honor recognizes attorneys in the state who are 40 or under or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Lashway focuses her legal practice on marital and family law. She counsels individuals undergoing divorce and other family-related matters including equitable distribution, division of business interests, division of retirement assets, tax issues, child support, parenting issues, domestic violence, and pre-nuptial agreements.
About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit www.superlawyers.com.
About Farr Law Firm
For 90 years the Farr Law Firm has served Southwest Florida and is the oldest and largest law firm in Charlotte County. This multi-practice law firm is prepared to tackle complex legal problems while remaining rooted in small town values and addresses needs and challenges both individuals and businesses confront. The practice areas include civil, commercial and complex litigation, personal injury & wrongful death, marital & family law, trusts & estates, corporate & business law, real estate & title insurance, elder law, guardianship and asset protection. For more information, please visit www.farr.com.