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Fort Myers Tax Expert Erin Houck-Toll Appointed to Florida Bar Certification Committee

Fort Myers, FL, May 18, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Erin Houck-Toll, a stockholder in the Business & Tax Division, has been appointed by the Florida Bar to serve a three-year term on its Tax Certification Committee beginning on July 1. This Committee oversees the process for approving applications of Florida lawyers seeking to become board certified experts in tax law. The lawyer’s experience and competency are rigorously evaluated to determine if they meet the highest standards of special knowledge, skills, proficiency, professionalism and ethics in the practice of tax law.

Houck-Toll is a dual board certified expert in Tax Law (since 2010) and Health Law (since 2015). She is one of only three dual board health and tax law attorneys in the entire state of Florida. Houck-Toll assists clients in business planning, health care law, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property issues. She also has an active federal and state taxation practice, representing individuals, businesses, non-profits and tax exempt organizations before the IRS, Florida Department of Revenue, and United States Tax Court. Houck-Toll also serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors of Special Equestrians, Inc.

Houck-Toll has been honored throughout her legal career. She was named one of Gulfshore Business Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 (2012) and has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine (2009-2011, 2013-2014) for her work in business and corporate law. Houck-Toll has also achieved the highest AV rating by Martindale Hubbell.

Houck-Toll received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University (B.A., 1999); her law degree from Tulane University (J.D., cum laude, 2004); and, her L.L.M. (Taxation) from the University of Florida (2005). She can be reached at erin.houck-toll@henlaw.com or by phone at 239.344.1296.

Henderson Franklin is the largest, locally-based law firm between Tampa and Miami with 55 attorneys dedicated to providing a wide range of legal services in the areas of business and tax planning, commercial and civil litigation, employment law, estate planning, family law, immigration law, intellectual property, workers' compensation, real estate, and land use and environmental law. Since 1924, Henderson Franklin has been assisting clients build their homes, businesses and communities in Southwest Florida. Henderson Franklin operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Sanibel Island and Naples (by appointment only). For more information on Houck-Toll, visit www.henlaw.com.
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