Fort Myers, FL, April 24, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Attorney Amanda Brock achieved an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell® – a well known and well respected authoritative resource for information on the worldwide legal profession. The AV® Preeminent™ rating is the highest a lawyer can achieve and, according to the Martindale-Hubbell® website, Brock’s AV® Preeminent™ rating “is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.” Lawyers are rated on their legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.
Brock concentrates her practice in administrative law, particularly in the area of land use and environmental law. She routinely handles matters involving environmental compliance, zoning, development approvals, property tax appeals, and hazardous waste site remediation. She represents clients before local, state and federal agencies. She is a regular contributor to the firm's The Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate and speaks frequently on land use and environmental matters.
For the past four years, Brock has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a "Rising Star" in the field of land use, zoning and environmental law that recognizes the top 2.5% of young attorneys in the State.
Brock is very active in the community and serves on the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation Board and on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar’s Environmental and Land Use Section. She is also a member of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals and serves as Secretary of the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Investment Society (REIS).
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 Brock or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.