Bradenton-Sarasota, FL – Ann K. Breitinger and Marisa J. Powers of Blalock Walters, P.A. have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (www.fawl.org), Manatee County Chapter. Ann will serve as Treasurer for the coming year and Marisa is former Treasurer of the association.
Based in Tallahassee, 2011 marked the 60th Anniversary of FAWL and many exciting plans are underway to help support women lawyers in leadership, networking and to provide enhanced continuing legal education programs.
As a former Vice President of FAWL, and past President of the Manatee County Bar Association, I am particularly proud of Marisa and Ann for their ongoing commitment to service in our community and their active support of their peers in promoting professionalism and collegiality in our local Bar,” said Mary Fabre Levine, Principal at Blalock Walters.
Ann Breitinger is an associate attorney in the firm’s Business and Health Care Law practice areas. She counsels clients regarding entity formation, business governance issues, business transactions and health care transactional and regulatory matters. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Manatee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and We Care Manatee and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.
Marisa Powers is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Labor & Employment practice areas. Her practice involves the litigation of businesses disputes, probate, estate and trust disputes, employment, and construction law related matters. She is also on the Board of Pace Center for Girls and a Barrister for Judge John M. Scheb, American Inns of Court.
Both are on the Leadership Committee of Manatee Young Professionals.
Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. As one of the largest law firms in Manatee and Sarasota Counties with 21 attorneys, it serves a wide range of clients in diverse industries. Throughout the firm’s nearly 90 year history, it has been a trusted advisor in resolving the legal needs of individuals, leading businesses and other institutions throughout Southwest Florida and beyond. For more information, please visit www.blalockwalters.com.