For the 10th consecutive year, Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, has selected Sarasota marital and family law attorney Michael L. Resnick to its 2016 Florida “Super Lawyers” list. Mr. Resnick is the president and a founding partner of the Sarasota law firm Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P.A. For the 9th time since 2006, Syprett Meshad partner Teresa D. Jones, board-certified in Civil Trial Law, was also selected to the list. Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected for the Super Lawyer honor. Mr. Resnick was selected in the category of Family Law, Ms. Jones in the Personal Injury-General Defense category. They are both listed in the June issue of Super Lawyers Magazine.
Lawyers selected to the Super Lawyers lists have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers rates attorneys nationwide through independent research, as well as peer nominations and a statewide survey of lawyers and peer reviews by practice area.
Mr. Resnick has been recognized by his peers by his selection to the Super Lawyers list every year since 2007. He also holds an AV Preeminent® rating, the highest rating possible, from the peer review process facilitated by the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. His marital and family law practice of more than 40 years involves high-profile marital dissolution and post-dissolution cases involving substantial marital assets, complex property division, custody, alimony, child support, visitation and modification of marital settlement agreements. Mr. Resnick is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, the United States District Court of Florida, and the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Jones was first selected to the Super Lawyers list in 2006 – the inaugural year of the Super Lawyers listing. She holds an AV Preeminent® rating, the highest rating possible, from the peer review process facilitated by the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, and is board-certified in Civil Trial Law. Her practice involves cases of personal injury, wrongful death, insurance claims, premises liability, real property disputes, general litigation and appeals. She is admitted to practice in state courts in Alabama (special membership) and Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court