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Movers and Shakers: Blalock Walters' Marisa J. Powers Receives


BRADENTON – Blalock Walters congratulates Marisa J. Powers in its litigation and labor and employment groups for receiving the “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, a rating now achieved by over half of the firm’s attorneys.

The Martindale-Hubbell ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer's ethical standards and professional ability. Attorneys receive ratings based on evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary. An AV rating is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

“Marisa’s AV rating by her peers in the legal community is well deserved and is a reflection of both the skills and value that Marisa provides to our clients. The firm is proud of Marisa’s recognition,” said Charles Johnson, principal and leader of Blalock Walters’ Business Litigation practice group.

Marisa received her J.D. from Stetson University College of Law, cum laude, and undergraduate form Florida State University.

Marisa’s practice involves the litigation of business, commercial, probate, estate and trust disputes, employment, and construction related controversies. She represents individuals, developers, home builders, retail stores, non-profit organizations, title companies, and other businesses. She has handled a variety of litigation related matters, including breach of contract, business torts, real estate disputes, lien foreclosure actions, claims of undue influence, surety bond claims, and mortgage foreclosure matters. She has aided business clients in the performing of internal audits, drafting of employee handbooks and other employee-related documents.

Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. As one of the largest law firms in Manatee and Sarasota Counties with 21 attorneys, it serves a wide range of clients in diverse industries. Throughout its nearly 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. For more information, please visit www.blalockwalters.com.


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