Matthew B. Mayper, a shareholder with the law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has joined the Board of Trustees for the Pines of Sarasota Foundation.

Matthew B. Mayper, a shareholder with the law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has joined the Board of Trustees for the Pines of Sarasota Foundation. He has served the community for many years through his work with various guardianship, elder law, and Hospice organizations. Mayper stated he is pleased to be working with the Foundation's board and leadership team to help raise funds and promote the outstanding care Pines of Sarasota provides for our senior population.

Mayper is a Florida board certified tax lawyer with an advanced law degree in taxation. His areas of practice include taxation, business law, guardianship administration, elder law, estate planning, and estate and trust administration. He is authorized to practice law before all local and state courts in Florida, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. He is a Past Chair of the Sarasota County Bar Association's Estate Planning and Probate Section, a Past President of the Florida State Guardianship Association, and served on the Board of Trustees for Tidewell Hospice for seven years. Mayper has also been a licensed Florida certified public accountant for over 25 years.

About Pines of Sarasota Foundation - Pines of Sarasota Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization generating funds for Pines of Sarasota, a not-for-profit living community dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare, as well as support and educational services, for seniors in order to enhance quality of life. Pines of Sarasota Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization generating funds for the Pines of Sarasota. For information, visit www.pinesofsarasota.org.

About Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A. - Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has provided legal support to clients for over 37 years. Founded in 1976, it is a full service law firm concentrating in the areas of federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, civil, trial, business, and real estate law. All ten attorneys at the firm are certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in their areas of expertise. The Florida Bar's certification process is rigorous, requiring years of legal experience, extensive peer review, and passage of a comprehensive written examination. The firm is located at 1515 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida; telephone 941-957-1900. For information, visit www.fergesonskipper.com.