Fort Myers, FL, June 26, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Southwest Florida law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Attorney Eric Gurgold has received an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell. According to the website, the “Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. Lawyer ratings serve as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability and are used by buyers of legal services to justify their hiring decisions.”
Gurgold is Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trusts & Estates law. For over twenty-five years, he has concentrated his practice in the areas of estate planning and administration, elder law, probate litigation, title insurance claims related to probate issues, business law and taxation. Gurgold assists clients in the preparation of wills, trusts, family limited partnerships, inheritance and estate tax returns, as well as providing counsel to minimize income and estate taxes. He often lectures for accountants, attorneys, financial advisors, life insurance underwriters and community groups.
Gurgold is very active in the legal community and serves on the Estate and Trust Tax Planning Committee, as well as the Probate Law and Procedure Committee of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section. He is also a member of the Charlotte County Estate and Tax Planning Council and Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys.
Gurgold is also a very active in the local community and serves on the Southwest Florida Community Foundation’s Grant Advisory and Scholarship Review Committee, Charlotte County Community Foundation’s Endowment Advisory Committee, Habitat for Humanity Lee and Hendry Counties’ Planning Giving Committee, and Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida’s Professional Advisors Network.
Gurgold received his undergraduate degree from Boston University (B.A., 1981), his law degree from New York Law School (J.D., 1984), and his Masters from Boston University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 1988). He can be reached at 239.344.1162 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Gurgold or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.