SARASOTA, FL – Tony Abate, Partner in the Sarasota Office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, has been named Chair of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County. The mission of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County is “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.” Club staff, facilities, programs and age-appropriate settings create a safe and positive environment.
Tony’s practice involves commercial disputes of any nature in the form of business litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation, with an emphasis on construction, probate and trust, and eminent domain litigation. He is Board Certified in Construction Law, one of only 292 lawyers statewide to receive this distinction and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Tony received his J.D. from Southern Illinois University and his B.S., with honors, from Northern Illinois University.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with more than 225 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.