Fort Myers, FL, April 15, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Richard Mancini, an attorney in the firm's Bonita Springs office, was elected President of the Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled in Naples. Mancini is a commercial litigator and certified circuit court mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida. His practice includes lender representation, business and contract disputes, securities and investor arbitration and mediation.
Mancini stated "I am honored to serve as the President of the Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled and, with an outstanding Board of Directors and dedicated membership, continue the tradition of excellence enhancing the quality of life for citizens with developmental disabilities. The past year or two have seen tremendous growth and success for the Foundation, including the hiring of an executive director and professional staff, increasing the Foundation's exposure in the community and increasing the sources and amount of funding for this worthwhile cause. We plan to continue that success and take the Foundation's important work to the next level."
Mancini is very active in the Bonita Springs community. He serves as Vice Chair of the Bonita Springs Economic Development Council; is an adjunct professor in the School of Professional Legal Studies at Hodges University; and, lectures on investor and investment issue and business related litigation matters.
Mancini received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida, and his law degree from the St. Thomas University School of Law, with honors.
Henderson Franklin is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami with over 55 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning and administration, eminent domain, immigration law, divorce, marital and family law, land use and environmental law, commercial and civil litigation, workers' compensation, employment law and real estate. One of the state's oldest firms, Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and currently operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Sanibel Island. For more information on Mancini or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.