Fort Myers, FL, December 30, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney John Lewis received his fifth certification by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education in civil trial law. Board certification is granted for only a five year period, after which every certified lawyer must reapply for this distinction. Lewis was first awarded board certification in 1991. The Supreme Court of Florida has stated that board certified lawyers have “special knowledge, skills and proficiency in [their] practice area, as well as character, ethics, and a reputation for professionalism.”
Lewis concentrates his litigation practice in the defense of automobile, premises and other tort litigation. He also represents school boards, municipalities and other governmental entities in civil rights litigation in state and federal court. Lewis is a member of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is an original member of the Calusa Inns of Court Chapter. He is also past president of the Lee County Bar Association. Lewis received his undergraduate degree, law degree and graduate degrees from Florida State University.
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, banking and creditors’ rights, estate planning and administration, family law, land use and environmental law, immigration law, commercial and civil litigation, eminent domain, workers' compensation, employment law and real estate. 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 Sanibel Island. For more information on Lewis or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.