Bradenton-Sarasota, FL (August 15, 2018) – Blalock Walters, P.A. is pleased to announce that seven attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. Clifford L. Walters, III and William C. Robinson, Jr. have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Real Estate Law; Charles F. Johnson was selected in the practice area of Litigation – Real Estate; Mark P. Barnebey was selected for Land Use & Zoning Law; Matthew J. Lapointe was selected for Corporate Law; Jonathan D. Fleece was selected for Health Care Law; and Robert G. Blalock was selected for Trusts and Estates.
A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded as a significant honor conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. The lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition.
About Best Lawyers: Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
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.