News Releases

Bob Blalock Honored for Legacy of Business Leadership

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce’s 60th Annual Dinner celebrated and honored businesses whose contributions make a significant impact and investment in our community. The pinnacle of the evening was when our very own Bob Blalock was presented with the annual Robert P....

Attorney Robert Pollock Joins Litigation Department

PRESS RELEASE: SARASOTA-BRADENTON, FL, May 9, 2023 ––The law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. is pleased to welcome attorney Robert Pollock to its business litigation practice group. Pollock’s practice involves the litigation of business disputes, real estate disputes,...


Consider Your IRA When Making Charitable Bequests

As most people know, funds distributed from a traditional, non-Roth, Individual Retirement Account (IRA) are subject to income tax, and this also applies to inherited IRAs. Using your IRA to fulfill your charitable goals is often a good strategy both to achieve...

Changes Coming To Condominium, Coop Unit Contracts

Springtime is often considered to be a time of change, and this year it has brought changes for our Florida Far-Bar residential contracts. Condominium and cooperative building associations, sellers and real estate agents will need to be aware of these changes as all...

New Year, New Developments In Employment Law

Employment law is an area of law that is subject to constant changes and refinements in response to workplace issues and trends. Below are some of the recent developments that employers should be mindful of when addressing workplace issues.  NON-COMPETE...

Events & Seminars

Blalock Walters Sponsors Tidewell Foundation Signature Luncheon

The firm of Blalock Walters was a proud Visionary Sponsor of the Tidewell Foundation Signature Luncheon. This year's luncheon was a tribute to U.S. military veterans and featured keynote speaker, former Army Major and Bronze Star recipient, Dr. Sudip Bose., Dr. Bose...

Taylor Falkner Nominated for Manatee Young Professionals Award

Taylor Falkner, land use and local government attorney was nominated Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) MVP Awards. The 2023 MYP Awards celebrates professionals in Manatee County ages 21-40 who demonstrate initiative and excellence in their careers, contribute time and...

Mark Barnebey Presents to Florida State University Students

  Land use and local government attorney Mark Barnebey gave an insightful presentation to the Florida State University (FSU) Department of Urban and Regional Planning students. Mark spoke about practical issues for planners and questions planners should be asking...


Blalock Walters Review – Winter 2021-2022

In this Issue:
Covid-19 and the use of Zoom for litigation
Message from the Managing Partner
OSHA issues emergency temporary standard related to COVID-19 vaccinations
Land use attorneys can counsel you in all aspects of the permitting and development approval
Follow this age-appropriate estate planning guide for every stage of your life
Importance of buy-sell agreements
Behind the suit: Fred Moore
Staff spotlight: Jackie Mori

Blalock Walters Review – Volume 1, 2017

In this Issue:
Litigation and the baby boomer wealth transfer
Small practices not immune from HIPPA enforcement
How can you increase workplace civility?
Your estate plan: avoid small oversights that can turn into big headaches
US Department of Justice publishes ‘The Guidance’ to help set
standards for corporate compliance programs
What is due diligence in commercial real estate?

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