Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A.
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1205 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

Telephone:(941) 748-3770
Fax:(941) 746-4160

The Manatee County Bar Association
The Law Firm of Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A. is delighted to have you visit our web site. Our intention is to provide you with an overview of our practice in a manner that is concise, informative and easy to navigate. Outlined will be our particular areas of expertise under the heading of Practice Areas. You can learn about the clients we presently represent, and we'll give you the backgrounds and specialties of the attorneys who comprise the staff of Porges, Hamlin, Knowles, & Hawk, P.A. And you can access the latest news about our firm under the headings of Current Events and Articles. Each of these headings is accessible simply by clicking on the buttons to the left.

Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A. hopes you will learn enough about our firm to decide that you would like to further explore a possible relationship. If so, it's a simple matter to click the Contact Us button and send us an e-mail, or just pick up the telephone and call the number above.

Firm Overview
How do you decide whether a law firm is right for you? It goes without saying that several factors enter into that decision. Probably the most important is whether the attorneys of the firm possess the knowledge and experience in the field or fields of the law with which you are most concerned.

Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A. attorneys offer legal expertise in the following areas:

• Administrative and Governmental Law
• Affordable Housing
• Banking and Finance Law
• Business and Corporation Law
• Civil Litigation in State and Federal Courts
• Condominium Association Law
• Construction Law
• Elder Law / Guardianships / Medicaid Planning
• Employment Law
• Environmental Law
• Estate and Family Financial Planning
• Family Law
• Homeowner Association Law
• Landlord / Tenant Law
• Mediation and Arbitration
• Mobile Home Law
• Planning, Land Use and Zoning Law
• Probate, Trust and Estate Administration
• Real Estate Law
• Taxation Law

They have demonstrated that expertise in courts at every level of state and federal legal systems.

Equally important to our clients is our accessibility, our ability to communicate effectively, and our commitment to providing prompt, professional service on a timely and cost-efficient basis. "Chemistry" is an essential ingredient of any professional relationship and our attorneys go out of their way to get to know you and/or your business so that they have more than just an understanding of your situation. They understand you.

Located in downtown Bradenton, Porges, Hamlin, Knowles, & Hawk, P.A. serves a roster of local, regional and national clients throughout Central and Southwest Florida. In addition to personal contact, we utilize the most up-to-date law office technology to communicate with our clients, and offer specialized research capabilities that many other law firms do not possess.

All 8 of our attorneys are licensed to practice law in the State of Florida; many also are admitted and qualified to practice in other states, includiing Georgia and New York, as well as at trial and appellate levels in district, circuit and Federal courts. We are proud that our attorneys generously contribute their time and talents to a variety of community civic and charitable organizations and activities.

We invite you to explore the rest of our web site. You will find Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A. to be an impressive team of highly-skilled, experienced, innovative and thoroughly dedicated legal practitioners who will serve you well as a powerful representative before local government, state and federal courts and administrative agencies at all levels.