Cliff Walters, Managing Partner of the law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A., has been re-elected as Chair of the Board of Directors of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. for 2013-2014.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is one of the largest university museum complexes in the nation. It preserves the legacy of John and Mable Ringling, educating and enabling a large and diverse audience to experience and take delight in a world-renowned collection of fine art and circus memorabilia. The Ringling’s diverse campus includes the Museum of Art, Ca’ d’Zan mansion, Circus Museum; Historic Asolo Theater; Bayfront Gardens, and Art Library.
Cliff concentrates his law practice in business planning, complex real estate transactions, and strategic estate planning. He has led numerous boards including University of South Florida-Sarasota, Manatee United Way, Goodwill Industries-Manasota, Inc.; Manatee Chamber of Commerce; and Manatee County Economic Development Council. Walters has received the Edgar H. Price, Jr. Humanitarian Award; Leadership Manatee’s Distinguished Leadership Award; and the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Manatee County Bar Association. He has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Real Estate Law.