Matthew R. Plummer, Esq.

BRADENTON-SARASOTA, FL, November 15, 2018 –– Blalock Walters, P.A., one of the largest law firms in Manatee and Sarasota County, announces that Matthew R. Plummer has been elected the new managing partner of the firm. Plummer has been an integral member of the firm’s leadership over the years, and in his new role Plummer will continue to promote the firm’s efforts to deliver exceptional client service and representation.

“Matt is a common sense leader of unquestioned integrity,” says Blalock Walters chairman and past managing partner, Cliff Walters. “He continues to demonstrate uncommon skills in developing talent and in serving clients. I have total confidence in his abilities and leadership.”

In addition to serving as managing partner, Plummer will continue to lead the firm’s real estate, banking, finance, land use and local government law practice groups. Plummer joined Blalock Walters in 2008 and has served in various leadership roles within the firm including: principal, practice group leader, board director, and mentor to associate attorneys. Plummer has been instrumental in the firm’s growth and looks to build on the firm’s expanding practice areas.

“I am honored to be selected by my peers to this new position, and look forward to continuing the over 90 year legacy that this firm has made a difference to its clients and its community”, says Plummer. “With our core of seasoned attorneys and continued development of our young associates, we are ready to adapt and assist our clients in this ever-changing market.”

Plummer, is AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell; a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section of The Florida Bar; a Leadership Manatee graduate, past advisory council member of Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, past board member of the Sarasota and Manatee County Risk Management Association, and current member of the National, Florida and Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Associations.

“We proudly welcome Matt Plummer to the position of president and managing partner of our firm”, said Bob Blalock, a former chair and managing partner. “Serving as head of our firm’s successful real estate practice, Matt has the proven ability to lead the firm and is committed to sustaining the culture of Blalock Walters. Matt is locally grown, talented, ethical and hardworking; and we look forward to the future with him at the helm.”

To contact Matthew Plummer, please call 941-748-0100 or email

Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice, regional business law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. With over 25 experienced attorneys, we serve a wide range of clients in diverse industries. Throughout its more than 90-year history the firm has been a trusted advisor in resolving the legal needs of individuals, leading businesses and other institutions throughout Southwest Florida and beyond. Blalock Walters’ offices are located in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. For more information, please visit