Kirk-Pinkerton Attorney F. Gant McCloud Receives "AV Preeminent" Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Sarasota, FL, March 20, 2013 --( Kirk-Pinkerton, P.A. is pleased to announce that Estate Planning attorney and Shareholder F. Gant McCloud has received an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

The “AV Preeminent” rating is the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards an attorney can receive. The rating signifies that an attorney’s colleagues and the judiciary perceive him to be at the pinnacle of professional success.

Martindale-Hubbell conducts peer review ratings throughout the country each year in an effort to identify lawyers with the highest legal ability and ethical standards. Attorneys are rated by their peers based on their performance in five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.

F. Gant McCloud is Board Certified in Wills, Trusts & Estates by the Florida Bar. He focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, taxation, probate and trust administration, and also assists clients with business succession planning and related business entity transactions. Gant is a graduate of Duke University and earned his J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation, with honors, from Northwestern University. He is an expert in the preparation of wills, trusts and related estate planning documents and represents individuals in planning for the distribution of family wealth and the minimization of estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes.

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