Pleat & Perry news and noteworthy announcements

David B. Pleat, Esq. --

* Selected as Business Person of the Year, Destin Area Chamber of Commerce at the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards & Installation Banquet on January 20, 2011, Mr. Pleat received the award. Mr. Pleat is the founding partner of Pleat & Perry, P.A. While Mr. Pleat's primary practice areas are personal injury, wrongful death, real estate, association law, commercial law, insurance claims and business/commercial litigation, other practice areas of the firm include criminal law, family law, bankruptcy, collections, estate planning, guardianship, wills/trusts, elder law, land use, labor/employment law, civil litigation and mediations.

* Selected to serve on the Shelter House Board of Directors for 2011-12. Mr. Pleat looks forward to working with the Shelter House and serving on its Board. He hopes to generate interest from others in the community to get involved. To find out more about Shelter House or to contribute, visit

* Named to the HandsAcrossTheSand, Inc. Board of Directors. Handsacrossthesand is a non-profit, worldwide environmental organization dedicated to preserving our coastlines, supporting clean, renewable energy and breaking our dependence on fossil fuels." To learn more about Hand Across The Sand, please visit

Amy A. Perry, Esq. --

* Elected Treasurer of the Board, Destin Area Chamber of Commerce

* Appointed to The Florida Bar Grievance Committee (2011-2014) to serve a three-year term on The Florida Bar Grievance Committee. Ms. Perry focuses her practice on real estate/closings, foreclosures, civil litigation, association law, corporate/business law and mediations/arbitrations. Ms. Perry is a Certified Mediator and Qualified Arbitrator.

You can also see Amy as the Host of the Destin Business Forum for the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce.