PRESS RELEASE: Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida (April 26, 2023) – Blalock Walters is pleased to announce that the Manatee County Bar Association, an organization focused on improving the administration of justice and service to the public, has elected land use and local government attorney, Taylor E. Falkner, to its Young Lawyers’ Division Board of Directors. Blalock Walters has a deep-rooted history with the Manatee County Bar Association, exemplified by the firm’s numerous attorneys who have served as members, six of whom have served as Past-President.
Falkner joins litigation attorney, Jonathan T. Tortorici, who also serves on the Young Lawyers Division board. Daniel P. VanEtten, litigation attorney, is a member of the Manatee County Bar Association Board of Directors.
Manatee County Bar Association is a nonprofit voluntary organization for attorneys and judges in Manatee County, Florida. The association has approximately 345 members and is dedicated to enhancing the legal profession, serving the community and promoting fellowship.
The purposes of Young Lawyers Division are to orient recently admitted lawyers to their responsibilities as members of the Manatee County Bar Association, Inc. and to promote continuing legal education and professional development. The Division also provides opportunities for social activities, pro bono activities, and participation in projects for the betterment of the MCBA, the Bench, the legal community, and the community in general.