Litigation and the Baby Boomer Wealth Transfer

Over the next several decades, up to $30 trillion in assets will transfer from the baby boomer generation to their Gen X and Millennial children, and the baby boomers’ favored charities. Change of this magnitude, and of such immense wealth, will most assuredly precipitate many changes in the lives of those affected. These huge wealth […]

Ann Breitinger Elected Chair of Realize Bradenton Board of Directors

Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit organization that brings people together, recently elected three board members to officer positions on Board of Directors. Elected to the three-year positions are Ann Breitinger (Chair), Sue Revell (Vice Chair), and Melodie Rich (Treasurer). The Board of Directors take action on critical issues and opportunities from a mission-based perspective to build […]

Boy Scouts Honor Bob Blalock With 2017 “Good Scout” Award

Robert G. Blalock, one of the area’s most respected community leaders, has been named the 2017 Distinguished Citizen “Good Scout “of the Year by the Boy Scouts of America, Southwest Florida Council. The award was presented at its annual community gala event on Thursday evening, May 4, 2017 at The Manatee Performing Arts Center. The […]

Real Estate Practice Group Awarded “Circle of Excellence”

The Blalock Walters Real Estate practice group is the proud recipient of the Fidelity National Title Group 2016 Circle of Excellence Award, Fidelity National’s highest achieving award. Congratulations to our Real Estate group for making a difference and being honored with this great recognition. Pictured left to right: Matt Plummer, Amanda Tullidge, Fidelity National’s Barry Mazer, and Will […]

Mark Barnebey Receives Board Recertification in City, County and Local Government by The Florida Bar

Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida (March 23, 2017) – The law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Mark P. Barnebey has earned board recertification in city, county and local government from The Florida Bar. Barnebey has been board certified since 1996 and is one of only 251 attorneys certified in city, county and […]

Mote Marine Presents 9th Annual Party on the Pass, Blalock Walters is Corporate Sponsor

Blalock Walters is a proud sponsor of Mote Marine Aquarium’s 9th Annual Party on the Pass. The event’s theme is a “Hot Night in Old Havana” and will be held at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. The evening will feature great food, good fun and goodwill supporting Mote’s Dolphin, Whale & Sea Turtle Hospitals. Festivities […]

Your Estate Plan: Small Oversights That Can Turn Into Big Headaches

Part of what we do at Blalock Walters is assist surviving family members with administrative matters after the death of a loved one.  It’s at that point in time when the effectiveness of the decedent’s estate plan is tested.  So, to help our clients develop estate plans that will actually operate as efficiently as they […]

Blalock Walters Hires Corporate and Health Care Attorney Matthew Lapointe

Bradenton-Sarasota, January 9, 2017––We are pleased to welcome principal Matthew J. Lapointe to our business & corporate and health law practice groups. Matthew brings more than two decades of high level experience, concentrating his practice on business and corporate law, mergers & acquisitions and health care law. Matthew practiced for 15 years with a large, […]

Blalock Walters Sponsors Tidewell Hospice Signature Luncheon, Featuring Keynote Speaker Ann Curry

Blalock Walters is proud to sponsor Tidewell Hospice’s 8th Annual Signature Luncheon on February 10, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Florida. This year’s keynote speaker is Ann Curry, an Emmy Award-winning journalist who was a national and international correspondent for NBC for 25 years, including 15 years as the anchor at TODAY and frequent anchor at NBC […]

Business Observer Features Jenifer Schembri’s Law Career and Award-Winning Appaloosa Family Horse Farm

BY: BETH LUBERECK | BUSINESS OBSERVER Executive: Jenifer Schembri, a lawyer at Blalock Walters PA in Sarasota who specializes in tax law. Diversion: Showing appaloosa horses. Member of the family that owns Char-O-Lot Ranch in Myakka City, which breeds, shows and trains appaloosa horses Family footsteps: Schembri has been riding horses her whole life and […]