Bradenton-Sarasota, FL – Attorneys Anthony D. Bartirome and Dana Carlson Gentry, Estate Planning attorneys at the law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. have received AV Preeminent Ratings by their peers.

The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s ethical standards and professional ability. Attorneys receive Peer Review Ratings™ based on evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary. AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Bartirome practices primarily in the areas of Estate Planning, Charitable Giving and Estate and Trust Administration, with an emphasis on Estate, Gift and Generation Skipping Transfer Taxation.  He also assists families with Trust and Probate Administration, including Ancillary Probate Administration.  Bartirome earned his J.D. from Duke University in 1986 and LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida.

Gentry concentrates her practice in Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation, Retirement Planning, Estate and Gift Taxation, Generation Skipping Transfer Taxation, and Trust and Probate administration including Ancillary Probate Administration. She received her J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 1983 and is Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates by The Florida Bar.

About Blalock Walters
Blalock Walters is a multi-practice law firm built on a foundation of integrity. As the largest law firm in Manatee County with offices in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida, it serves a wide range of clients in diverse industries with practice areas in banking, business, business litigation, estate planning, health care, immigration, labor and employment, land use, local government, real estate, and tax law. Throughout its nearly 90-year history, Blalock Walters has been a trusted advisor in resolving the legal needs of individuals, leading businesses and other institutions. For more information, please visit

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