March 27, 2013 / Press Release

Naples attorney recertified in Wills, Trusts and Estates law

Stommel receives renewed status as a Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer from the Supreme Court of Florida

Robert J. Stommel, B.C.S., a partner in Porter Wright's Tax & Personal Wealth practice, has received recertification in Wills, Trusts and Estates law from The Florida Bar's Board of Legal Specialization & Education (BLSE) effective Aug. 1, 2012. Stommel was first certified as of Aug. 1, 1997, and has been recertified at every five year renewal period since that date.

Stommel's continued pursuit of board certification "is a direct reflection of [his] commitment to excellence and professionalism in the practice of law," stated Timon V. Sullivan, Chair of the BLSE. Sullivan further mentioned that as a board certified lawyer, Stommel is given distinction by the Supreme Court of Florida as having "special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in [his] practice area, as well as character, ethics, and a reputation for professionalism in the practice of law."

With over 20 years of experience in estate planning, trust and estate administration, fiduciary duties, and post mortem estate planning, Stommel has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® for the past eight years and has been selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America® for seven consecutive years.