Three Attorneys Also Earn “Lawyer of the Year” Awards
Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A. (Icard Merrill) – a Sarasota-based, full-service law firm – announces that six of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 in 13 categories. In addition, Charles J. Bartlett, Thomas F. Icard Jr., and William W. Merrill III have received Best Lawyers 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” awards. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession.
The Icard Merrill attorneys chosen for Best Lawyers in America 2018 are:
Charles J. Bartlett – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Real Estate
Michael J. Furen – Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
Thomas F. Icard Jr. – Construction Law, Mediation
Robert G. Lyons – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
William W. Merrill III – Administrative/Regulatory Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
Jaime L. Wallace – Family Law
The Icard Merrill attorneys chosen for 2018 Sarasota-area “Lawyer of the Year” are:
Charles J. Bartlett – Litigation – Construction
Thomas F. Icard Jr. – Construction Law
William W. Merrill III – Land Use and Zoning
Law Best Lawyers compiles lists of attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. More than 17 million readers see Best Lawyers’ lists in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S., including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Chicago Tribune, as well as in major business and general publications around the world.
The 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2018) includes 58,000+ attorneys in 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states. Inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 7.4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by their peers.
Additional recognitions are also awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location.
For more about the criteria for Best Lawyers in America, please see BestLawyers.com.