Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida (March 23, 2017) – The law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Mark P. Barnebey has earned board recertification in city, county and local government from The Florida Bar. Barnebey has been board certified since 1996 and is one of only 251 attorneys certified in city, county and local government in Florida.
Florida Bar Board certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience within an area of law. It recognizes an attorney’s special knowledge, skills and proficiency in the attorney’s field of law and the attorney’s character, ethics and professionalism in the practice of law. An attorney must reapply for board certification every five years and demonstrate the attorney’s substantial involvement in the area of certification.
Barnebey has over three decades experience in the areas of local government, land use and real estate law. He serves as counsel to a wide variety of local government entities, including municipal, school district, community development district and interlocal government. He has presented “Land Use Law” at The Florida Bar’s City, County and Local Government Law Certification Review for the past 21 years. Barnebey is also AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell.
Mark can be reached at email@example.com or 941.748.0100.