For Immediate Release
Knowlton Recognized as Florida Legal Elite
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (July 11, 2017) – Charlotte County Attorney Janette Knowlton was recognized in the 2017 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite. The list of 1,080 honorees, published in the July issue of Florida Trend magazine, includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys. Knowlton is one of only five county attorneys on the list of 67 attorneys selected in the city, county, state and regional government agency and non-profit sectors.
The Florida Legal Elite list represents fewer than 1.5 percent of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida. Knowlton was also named to the 2016 list.
“The Legal Elite Hall of Fame comprises a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting,” said Florida Trend.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by my peers for our work on behalf of Charlotte County and its residents,” said Knowlton, who currently serves on the Florida Association of County Attorneys board of directors.
Knowlton has served as county attorney since November 2004. She joined the county in July 2000 as assistant county attorney. A 1982 graduate of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, she received her juris doctorate degree in 1986 from Loyola Law School.
The entire Legal Elite report can be viewed at www.FloridaTrend.com/Legal-Elite.