Williams Parker is pleased to announce shareholder Michele B. Grimes has been elected President of the Service Club of Manatee County, Florida, Inc. The Service Club of Manatee County’s mission is to raise and distribute funds to support Manatee County children needing food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, and educational services. Founded in 1927, it is one of the oldest charitable organizations in Manatee County.
Ms. Grimes is a board certified real estate attorney. She represents businesses, individuals, and institutional lenders in connection with the acquisition, sale, financing, leasing, and ownership of real property. She is also a member of the firm’s International Client Services group, representing foreign individuals and off-shore business entities regarding their U.S. real estate holdings. Among her numerous civic and bar activities, Ms. Grimes serves as a board member for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, as a board member and secretary for the Sarasota Family YMCA, and as a trustee and secretary for the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota. She also has served as general counsel and as a member of the board of directors for the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, and as past president of the Sarasota County Bar Association.