Dickinson & Gibbons is proud to announce that partners Deborah J. Blue, Gary Larsen and Jeffrey Peairs have received the prestigious designation of “Super Lawyer.” Thompson Reuters, who publishes the annual list, announced that the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list includes three Dickinson & Gibbons attorneys. Thompson Reuters notes the list “is comprised of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.” The annual selections are made using process that includes nominations, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
Deborah J. Blue has been listed as a top rated Family Law attorney in Sarasota County. This is Ms. Blue’s 11th year selected as a Super Lawyer. Deborah is an AV rated Board Certified Marital & Family Law attorney. Ms. Blue was board certified in criminal trial law and in civil trial law, before devoting her practice primarily to complex marital and family law matters. Ms. Blue is President and a founding member of Sarasota Collaborative Family Law Professionals, and handles cases involving equitable distribution; business valuation(s); alimony; child support; parental responsibility and timesharing; preparation and enforcement of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; paternity and any other family law related matters.
Gary Larsen has been listed as a Super Lawyer in the field of alternative dispute resolution since 2014. Gary is an AV rated Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and Past President of the Sarasota County Bar Association. Mr. Larsen is a frequent speaker on the subject of mediation and the law. Mr. Larsen currently focuses his practice on mediation, serving as a Certified Circuit Court Mediator throughout the State of Florida.
Jeffrey Peairs has been listed as a top rated civil trial defense attorney in Sarasota County. Mr. Peairs is an AV rated Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer who has tried over 100 jury trials throughout the State of Florida. Mr. Peairs’ practice focuses on the defense of individuals, businesses, and insurance companies in cases involving wrongful death, injuries, premises liability, insurance coverage, trucking and transportation litigation, commercial litigation, and other civil litigation related matters.