Naples, Florida, December 10th, 2021– Southwest Florida law firm, Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. announces that two of its lawyers, Mark J. Woodward and Craig R. Woodward, have been named among the The Naples 100 Collier County Influential Business Leaders as Pioneers for 2022 by Naples Illustrated magazine.
The brothers have followed in the footsteps of their father, attorney Arthur V. Woodward, founder of Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. as the first established law firm on Marco Island now celebrating its 50th anniversary. They have been honored among the most respected and influential professionals in the area through Naples Illustrated’s Top 100 recognition.
Serving as Managing Partner of the Firm, attorney Mark Woodward has over four decades of experience in Condominium Development Law, focusing his legal services in Real Estate Law and Business Law. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubble and named in The Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law. Mark is Board Certified in Real Estate Law, as well as in Condominium and Planned Development Law by The Florida Bar. He serves as Camping Chairman in Pack 226 of the Boy Scouts of America serving our Southwest Florida community.
Attorney Craig Woodward, Senior Counsel at the firm’s Marco Island location, joined his father in 1980, focusing his legal services in Real Estate Law, Business Law, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Probate and Government Relations. He is Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar and is active in the community. Craig serves as Vice President of First Title & Abstract, Inc., President of North Marco Utility Co., Inc. and is the local Trustee for Lee County Electric Cooperative. Craig has been recognized as a Top Southwest Florida Lawyer by Gulfshore Business and as a Florida Super Lawyers® Top Rated Real Estate Lawyer for multiple years, as well as having the honor of delivering the keynote speech at Marco Island’s 50th Anniversary celebration in 2015.
Mark Woodward speaks about being recognized for this honor and how it affects their individual practices as well as the Firm:
“I think I can speak for both Craig [Woodward] and myself when I say that we’re extremely grateful to be recognized as influential leaders in our profession and in our community and honored to be included in the “Pioneers” section. Our father instilled in us a strong work ethic along with the need to serve our clients to the fullest of our abilities. Not only do we continue to enhance our personal practice areas each and every day, but we also work with our team to perfect our legal skills so that we’re able to better serve our community,” he explains.
About Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A.
Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. assists individuals and businesses with an array of legal matters including Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Administration, Real Estate Law, Business Law, Family Law, Community Association Law, Land Use & Zoning, Local Government Law, Litigation and Personal Injury. The law firm has two offices in Southwest Florida in Naples and Marco Island, and has been serving clients since 1971 when attorney Arthur V. Woodward founded the first full-time law firm on Marco Island.
To learn more about Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. call 239-649-6555 or visit www.wpl-legal.com.