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11/10/2020 St. Pete News

Legacy Protection Lawyers, LLP named as a top Florida firm by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers®

St. Petersburg, FL — Legacy Protection Lawyers, LLP, is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a top Florida firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The regional recognition as a firm is a Tier 2 in Litigation - Trusts & Estates, and a Tier 3 in Trusts & Estates Law. Only a small percentage of eligible firms nationwide receive recognition in the top three tiers. 

Each year, U.S. News, in collaboration with Best Lawyers©, ranks more than 14,000 firms across the U.S. To be eligible for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" as a Best Law Firm, a ?rm must ?rst have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America. This accolade recognizes the top 5% of private practicing lawyers in the United States based on both client and peer ratings, and marks outstanding professional excellence and legal expertise.

Earlier this year, Legacy Protection Lawyers’ partners, William “Bill” Battle McQueen and Joseph “Jay” Fleece, III, were both recognized by Best Lawyers® on the 2021 list of Best Lawyers® in America. Bill leads the firm’s planning and administration team, where he develops in-depth estate documentation through a meticulous Legacy Protection ProcessTM. Jay helms the firm’s litigation team, bringing years of experience and an honest, fair attitude to each unique situation. Together, their expertise and experience inform the firm’s approach, prizing legal knowledge, practical wisdom, and moral integrity above all else. 

This recognition articulates Legacy Protection Lawyers, LLP’s commitment to excellence in trusts and estates law, and allows for increased opportunity to demonstrate exceptional client service. 

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Legacy Protection Lawyers, LLP is a boutique Florida law firm specialized in trust and estate law. Founded in St. Petersburg, FL in 2014 by two seasoned estate attorneys, Legacy Protection Lawyers, LLP takes a holistic approach to the idea of a legacy through careful planning, meticulous probate and trust administration, and honest estate and trust litigation services.