Pavese Law Firm partners Stephen E. Dalton, Diane L. Jensen, Neale Montgomery, Christopher J. Shields were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013, in partnership with U.S. News & World Report.

Dalton was selected for his work in the practice area of real estate law; Jensen was chosen for her work in the practice area of bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law; Montgomery was selected for her work in the practice area of land use and zoning law; and Shields was chosen for his work in real estate law.

First published in 1983, selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.

Pavese Law Firm is a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and West Palm Beach. The firm provides a broad range of legal services for individuals, families, small businesses and large corporations. Practice areas include agricultural, banking and finance, bankruptcy, business and taxation, civil litigation, community association, employment, environmental and water, estate planning, probate and trust, family, land use and government, and real estate law. Established in 1949 as a one-person general practice firm, Pavese Law Firm has grown into one of the largest legal practices in Southwest Florida. With a long history of service to Southwest Florida, Pavese Law Firm has played a significant role in the growth of local businesses, communities and major development projects.