Sarasota, FL- Attorney Andrew Boyer of Boyer & Boyer, P.A. was awarded the Judge Robert B. Bennett, Jr. Pro Bono Excellence Award presented by Legal Aid of Manasota and the 12th Judicial Circuit on June 16, 2015. The award is the highest honor bestowed upon an attorney in the 12th Judicial Circuit for pro bono legal assistance provided to indigent individuals and families in Sarasota, Manatee, and Desoto Counties.
Attorney Andrew Boyer was selected for overall excellence, leadership and dedication to our community. In acceptance of the award, Mr. Boyer stated, “I am truly grateful that the firm and I have been recognized for our contributions to the community. I encourage all local attorneys to do their part in providing more legal assistance to those with fewer resources. Some of the most rewarding work we do comes from our work with Legal Aid.”
Earlier this year, Mr. Boyer was also awarded the Florida Bar 2015 President’s Pro Bono Service Award during a ceremony at the Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee.
Attorney Andrew R. Boyer is a partner of the firm Boyer & Boyer, P.A. and his practice areas focus on Estate Planning and Probate, Trust Administration, Guardianship and Medicaid and Long Term Care Counseling.
Boyer & Boyer, P.A. is an Elder Law firm dedicated to the needs of people who are aging, individuals with disabilities, and their families. Founded in 1995, the firm now includes four attorneys and a staff of highly experienced support personnel, all of whom are committed to the needs of our clients. Every client is unique, regardless of the similarities of experiences shared with others who are coping with the compromises of aging or disability.
Our mission is to provide clients with solutions to the personal and financial challenges of aging and disability. We offer our clients a safe place to tell their stories, then provide experienced legal counseling as well as access to community resources which can assist with other needs. The firm is committed to serving our community through pro bono services to the poor, public education and advocacy. We lead the way by seeking change in public policies that benefit older persons and those with disabilities. For more information about our firm, please contact our office at 941-365-2304 or visit our website at www.boyerboyer.com.
Legal Aid of Manasota is a non-profit agency established in 1991 which provides free legal services to low-income individuals in Sarasota and Manatee counties. By working closely with local attorneys who agree to donate their time and experience, the agency is able to fulfill its mission of providing equal access to justice for those who cannot afford attorney fees. Legal Aid of Manasota provides assistance in a variety of non-criminal fields such as adoption, debt collection, employment discrimination, housing issues, probate, advance directives, and consumer finance. For more information about Legal Aid of Manasota, call (941) 366-0038 or visit legalaidofmanasota.org.