Pavese Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2016 List
William T. Haverfield, II, Diane L. Jensen, Christopher J. Shields and Neale Montgomery were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. Haverfield was selected in the practice area of Family Law, Jensen was recognized for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Shields was selected for Real Estate Law and Montgomery was recognized in the practice area of Land Use and Zoning Law. Additionally, Haverfield was selected 2016 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law for the Fort Myers-metro area.
Board certified in Marital and Family Law, Haverfield focuses on complex marital litigation including business valuations and real estate appraisal issues related to dissolution of marriage. Jensen’s practice areas include bankruptcy, real estate and estate planning and probate and since 1979 she is one of only three trustees in the Fort Myers division of the Middle District to be appointed by the Federal Bankruptcy Court. Shields is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate lawyer who concentrates his practice in representing Associations and Developers in Community Association Law. In addition to Land Use and Zoning, Montgomery’s practice areas are primarily real estate and environmental and permitting issues related to the development of land at the local, state, regional and federal levels.
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