July 8, 2014 / Sarasota, Fla. — Syprett Meshad President Michael L. Resnick and Partner Teresa D. Jones have been selected to the Florida Super Lawyers list, and Managing Partner Nancy E. Cason has been named a “Rising Star” for the second straight year. Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected for Super Lawyer honor; less than 2.5 percent are selected for the Rising Star distinction, which is reserved for those age 40 or younger. Resnick was selected in the category of Family Law, Jones in Personal Injury-General Defense and Cason in Real Estate. They are all listed in the June issue of Super Lawyers Magazine.
Lawyers selected to the independently researched Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers and peer reviews by practice areas.
A founding partner and the current president of the Sarasota-based firm Syprett Meshad, Michael L. Resnick has been recognized by his peers with selection to the Super Lawyers list every year since 2007. 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 issues, custody, alimony, child support, visitation and modification of marital settlement agreements. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, the United States District Court of Florida and the United States Supreme Court; he recently completed three years of service on the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee.
Teresa D. Jones is a partner with Syprett Meshad and has been honored with the Super Lawyer selection every year since the annual listing began in 2006. 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.
Nancy E. Cason is a managing partner of Syprett Meshad. Her practice areas focus on all aspects of real estate law both transactional and litigation. Her transactional practice ranges from business, commercial and residential contracts, leases, and closings to foreclosure prevention (short sales, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and loan modifications), title insurance, commercial and private lending, general business law/corporate formation and land-use law. She is also a member of the firm’s litigation department, practicing in the areas of general real estate litigation, foreclosure defense, general commercial litigation, landlord/tenant law, estate/probate/trust litigation and appellate advocacy. She is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and in federal court before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Sarasota County Bar Association, and volunteers with the Twelfth Judicial Circuit’s as a pro bono foreclosure defense attorney.
The law firm of Syprett Meshad has been serving the greater Sarasota community for 47 years. The firm's attorneys provide expert legal representation in the practice areas of real estate, personal injury, marital and family law, commercial litigation, criminal defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and probate.