East Manatee County by
Living Out East Magazine
Awards and Accolades
Gerling Law Group is pleased to announce that Dana Laganela Gerling, Esq. was once again voted as Legal Elite in the 2016 issue of Florida Trend Magazine. We are also excited to announce the Dana Laganella Gerling, Esq. and Rodney D. Gerling, Esq. have been nominated as Florida Super Lawyers for the last 5 years (2015 - 2020).
Affordable Attorney, Gerling Law Group Chartered also received the 2020 People's Choice Award from the Bradenton Herald for Favorite Attorney in Manatee County for the seventh time.
Affordable Attorney, Gerling Law Group Chartered has won Best Attorney and Small Law Firm 2013 in East Manatee County for the fourth year. Furthermore, Affordable Attorney, Gerling Law Group is pleased to announce that Dana Laganella Gerling, Esq. was voted as Legal Elite in the 2010 issue of Florida Trend Magazine and was featured in their July 2010 publication and also was included among the 2010 Rising Star in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine. Only 2.5% of lawyers in the state of Florida have received such designation from Florida Super Lawyers. Candidates for this honor are evaluated based on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. We congratulate Dana on this outstanding achievement! Because she is such an overachiever, Dana was also named among just 7 percent of the wealth managers in the Sarasota area as a Five Star Wealth Manager from 2009 through 2014 and 2017 by Sarasota Magazine.
Dana Laganella Gerling was one of the twelve winners of the Women and Men of Manatee County. The United Way Calendar Showcase Event took 19 selected nominees (nominated from people within Manatee County) to raise money for the United Way and in turn earn a spot in the calendar. Dana became Ms. January of the 2008 United Way calendar. This dedicated community leader practices in areas of law that includes: Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration and Incorporation.
- Bradenton Herald, People’s Choice, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020.
- Florida Legal Elite 2010, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Florida Trend Magazine
- Rising Star for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
- Super Lawyer for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, Florida Super Lawyers
- Best Small Law Firm, Living on the Suncoast Magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
- Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction, Sarasota Magazine, 2009 - 2018
- Top Young Attorneys in Florida, Wall Street Journal, June 2011
- Leaders in the Law 2012, The Florida Association of Women Lawyers
- Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts and Estates Law 2019, AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, ALM/Martindale-Hubbell