Fort Myers, FL, June 21, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Attorney Vicki Sproat has become Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Labor & Employment Law. Sproat has been a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1991. Sproat is one of only seven attorneys in the entire State of Florida with dual certifications in Labor & Employment Law and Civil Trial Law.
Board certification is the Florida Bar’s highest evaluation of attorneys’ competence and experience in one or more of the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Florida Supreme Court. Board certification evaluates attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiencies in designated areas of law, as well as professionalism and ethics in practice. Only board certified lawyers may use the term “specialist” or “expert” when referring to their legal credentials. About 4,500 Florida attorneys are board certified.
Sproat primarily defends employers in all aspects of employment law. She is a regular speaker at Henderson Franklin's annual HR Law & Solutions seminar for human resource professionals, and writes for the firm's Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog, www.swflemploymentlawblog.com. Sproat is also AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Sproat is Vice President (and immediate past President) of the Fort Myers-Naples Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and an Emeritus member of the Calusa Chapter of American Inns of Court. She is also a member of the Grievance Committee for the United States District Court, Middle District.
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami. A full-service firm, Henderson Franklin has 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 Sproat or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.