Fort Myers, FL, August 06, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Edward Canterbury, an attorney in the Real Estate division, is now Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law. Certified attorneys are the only Florida lawyers allowed to identify or advertise themselves as specialists or experts. Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar. Board certification is meant to help the public identify attorneys who have substantial experience and have demonstrated special knowledge, skills and proficiency in certified areas of practice and professionalism and ethics in the practice of law. Nearly 50% of Henderson Franklin attorneys, who are eligible, are board certified.
Canterbury concentrates his practice in the area of real estate law, including commercial and residential development, acquisitions, finance, survey matters, title insurance and commercial leases. He also writes for the firm’s blog, The Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate (www.legalscoopswflre.com). Canterbury is a graduate of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce 2009 Leadership program, serves as president of the Southwest Florida Real Estate Council and is a member of the Real Estate Investment Society. He has also been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® for the last two years as a “Rising Star” in the field of real estate law.
Canterbury received his law degree from Ohio Northern University, summa cum laude (Valedictorian) and his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami. A full-service firm, Henderson Franklin has over 55 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, commercial and civil litigation, immigration law, workers' compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. One of the state's oldest firms, Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and on Sanibel Island. For more information on Canterbury or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.