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Johnson Pope Lawyers Named 2017 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year”

By News | Categories: Firm News | Share August 2016

United States – Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP attorneys were recently named by Best Lawyers® as 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” recipients.  Three partners from the firm were individually awarded this honor.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

The following attorneys were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in their specific metro and practice areas:


  burns     joanvecchioli
   Guy M. Burns
 “Lawyer of the Year”
Banking & Finance
  Joseph J. Weissman
“Lawyer of the Year”
  Joan M. Vecchioli
“Lawyer of the Year”
Employment Law
Clearwater / St. Petersburg


Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

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