PUNTA GORDA, Fla.
- Jan. 3, 2020
-- For the past seven years, attorneys Brett H. Sifrit and Sara Castro have dedicated themselves to the success of Farr Law Firm and have supported the local community by serving as board members of various nonprofit organizations. The Firm is proud to announce that attorneys Brett H. Sifrit and Sara Castro are now shareholders effective January 1, 2020. Sifrit focuses his practice on trusts and estates as well as real estate law. Castro is part of the Firm's litigation team with a focus on business transactions and civil litigation.
"Brett and Sara have each established themselves as excellent attorneys and we are fortunate to count them among the shareholders in the Firm. Brett's experience as a CPA adds valuable insight to estate planning and tax matters. Sara brings exceptional experience and skill to the broad range of litigation and transactional matters that she handles," stated firm president David A. Holmes.
Sifrit, who was raised in Charlotte County, has been with the firm since 2013 after receiving his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law. Prior to working for the firm, Sifrit worked as a Certified Public Accountant. Sifrit practices in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, wills, tax planning and real estate. Sifrit was accepted into the Florida Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel's 2017-2018 class for the Florida Fellows Institute, an elite program designed to develop trusts and estates attorneys to become future leaders in the profession. In 2019, Sifrit was recognized as a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Castro joined the firm in 2013 after receiving her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law. During law school, Sara was an Assistant Executive Editor for Stetson Law Review, a Research and Teaching Assistant for Professor Mark Bauer and an intern for the Honorable Susan Bucklew with the federal U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. While with the firm, Castro has worked on a wide range of cases, from multi-million dollar merger and acquisition transactions and business finance transactions to national mass tort and product liability cases involving dangerous drugs and defective medical devices. Castro also regularly counsels business clients across a broad range of matters to understand and minimize risk and liability while implementing effective business strategies and planning to maximize growth and potential.