PUNTA GORDA – October 9, 2023 – Guy S. Emerich, Jack O. Hackett II, David A. Holmes, Roger H. Miller III, Will W. Sunter, and Forrest J. Bass, directors at Farr Law Firm, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Mr. Emerich, who has been named to the Best Lawyers® list eighteen years in a row, also received the Best Lawyers® Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Award in the Fort Myers metro area. He is Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates, has an LL.M. in Estate Planning, and his practice focuses on estate planning, probate, and trust administration, with an emphasis on protecting and preserving his clients’ assets, minimizing taxes, and avoiding probate.
Mr. Hackett was named by Best Lawyers® in the practice of Real Estate Law for the eighth consecutive year and previously received the Best Lawyers® 2020 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year Award in the Fort Myers metro area. As a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate attorney, he represents clients in all areas of residential and commercial real estate sales, acquisition and development and has represented clients in many high-profile real estate transactions. Mr. Hackett also practices business law and counsels clients in a wide range of industries in the formation, organization, and management of business entities.
Mr. Holmes was recognized by Best Lawyers® in the area of Construction Litigation for the fifth consecutive year. Holmes, Farr Law Firm’s president, counsels and advocates for business owners and their businesses across a broad range of matters including initial organization, governing documents, operations and contracting, acquisition, disposition, and finance.
The following attorneys are celebrating their first year of inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® list for 2024.
Mr. Miller was recognized by Best Lawyers® in the practice of Real Estate Law. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Real Estate and represents individuals and businesses in real estate transactions and disputes, including commercial and construction litigation, foreclosures, and quiet title actions.
Mr. Sunter was named by Best Lawyers® in the area of Probate Litigation. Mr. Sunter has both an MBA and JD from Stetson University. He focuses his practice on Probate and Trust litigation as well as civil, real property and guardianships.
Mr. Bass was recognized by Best Lawyers® in the Trusts and Estates practice. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates, has an LL.M. in Tax. Mr. Bass gives his clients trusted counsel in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, probate and related tax matters.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Selection to Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising over six million confidential evaluations by attorneys across the country. Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers® is a singular honor. – BestLawyers.com