Bradenton-Sarasota, FL (July 11, 2016) – Blalock Walters, P.A. attorney Marisa J. Powers, Esq. has been elected to the Board of Directors of Turning Points. Powers is a member of the firm’s business litigation and labor & employment practice areas.
“Marisa will be a wonderful addition to the Turning Points board of directors,” says Adell Erozer, Turning Points executive director. “She has been a fantastic committee member and we are excited that she is joining the board. We greatly appreciate the support of Blalock Walters as we move forward to serve our community.”
Founded in 1990, Turning Points facilitates and coordinates services to men, women and children who are homeless or are at the risk of homelessness in Manatee County. It provides basic needs assistance, rent & utility assistance, and a medical and dental clinic.
Powers’ practice involves the litigation of businesses disputes, probate, estate and trust disputes, employment, and construction law related controversies. Powers represents individuals, developers, builders, retail stores, non-profit organizations, title companies, and other businesses. She is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice, regional law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. With over 20 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 www.blalockwalters.com.
Turning Points and the Bill Galvano One Stop Center provide a remarkable variety of services designed to assist individuals and families on their path to financial stability and independence. Turning Points is the one stop shop for preventing and ending homelessness in our community. They provide day resource services (such as hot showers, laundry services, clothing, food), employment services, rental and utility assistance, veteran’s services (employment, housing and childcare), and free medical and dental care for the uninsured and underinsured. A total of 9,645 people received help last year with critical services targeted to the essential needs of people in crisis. Turning Points can only provide this high standard of service because of our caring, compassionate volunteers and strong community support.