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    2400 S.E. Federal Highway
    Fourth Floor
    Stuart, Florida 34994



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    In 1997 we were fortunate to find Steve Wood and this firm. Our initial activity was for wills etc. Most recently it has been estate planning and a Trust creation. Additionally, we have been successfully advised by other professionals in th...
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    Great firm, great expertise!

    — Mark Brechbill

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    After researching and talking to many lawyers about my case, I chose to work with Ms. Melby, as she knew exactly what needed to be done. Her communication is beyond excellent and she will even call on a Sunday if there is something that ne...
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    Very friendly and and thorough.

    — Chris Carr

January, 2021 - We are proud to announce that Nicola J. Melby, a partner at our firm, has been selected by Thomson Reuters as a "Super Lawyer" for 2021. Congratulations, Nikki!!!

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December, 2020 - One of our attorneys, Donna McMillan, was featured this month in The Florida Bar Elder Law Section's publication of "the Advocate". Mrs. McMillan wrote an article regarding "Use and limitation of the MMSW in Determining Capacity".  

You can read the article here:  drm-eldr-2021-winter-xxviii-no1-3.pdf 

Donna McMillan

November, 2020 - We are pleased to announce that David A. Lewis Esq., has joined the firm.  Mr. Lewis holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Florida.  He received his J.D. from the Florida International University College of Law.  His practice is concentrated in the areas of Residential Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate and Real Estate Litigation.  Mr. Lewis is admitted to the Florida Bar, and is a member of the Martin County Bar Association, Young Professionals of Martin County and Sigma Phi Epsilon.

David A. Lewis

November, 2020 - Margaret E. “Peggy” Wood, AEP, a shareholder in the firm’s Trusts & Estates Department, delivered a Zoom presentation about Estate Planning and Probate and Trust Administration. For more information, contact Ms. Wood at (772) 286-1700.

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November, 2019 - Here's one of our partners, Margaret E. "Peggy" Wood, with her daughter Julia, attending the Tykes & Teens Festival of Trees event this past weekend. Our firm are sponsors for this event.

Peggy Wood

October, 2019 Here is one of our partners, Margaret E. "Peggy" Wood, giving a presentation at the Treasure Coast Justice Association. "Little Shop of Horrors: The Intersection of Probate and Personal Injury".  For more information, click here.


June, 2019 - Some pictures from the Martin County Realtors of the Treasure Coast's recent golf tournament to benefit Habitat for Humanity (June 6, 2019). Our firm is proud to have been sponsors of a "Halfway House" for this event.

September, 2018 - One of our attorneys, Donna McMillan, is giving this presentation next Thursday, September 13 at 5:30 p.m. Check it out here.


August, 2018 - Margaret E. (Peggy) Wood, Esq., an attorney in the firm's Trust & Estates Department, attended the Treasure Coast Children's Museum's Shipwrecked Party with her husband, Michael Abruzzo.  Ms. Wood, who has served on the Museum's Board of Directors since 2014, is the incoming President.

August, 2018 - Need Help?  Certified Elder Law Attorneys have the answers.  Nicola J. Melby, CELA*, a partner at our firm, can help you with your Elder Law issues.

June, 2018 - The Firm is proud to announce that Margaret E. “Peggy” Wood, a member of the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Department, was awarded the 2018 Leader in the Law Award for the Martin County Chapter of FAWL.  The award is given to an attorney in recognition for being a positive role model for peers, making meaningful contributions to the legal profession and the community, and advancing the cause of women.  Peggy received the award at the FAWL Annual Awards & Installation Gala in Orlando.


January, 2018 - 
We are pleased to announce that Margaret (Peggy) Wood, Esq., an attorney in our Trusts and Estates Department, has been elected to the position of Secretary of the YMCA of the Treasure Coast.  Ms. Wood was also selected to serve as a member of the Y’s Governing Committee.  Congratulations!

January, 2018 - ROBERT P. SUMMERS SELECTED TO THE 2018 FLORIDA SUPER LAWYERS LIST - We are very proud to announce that one of our partners, Robert P. Summers, Esq., has been selected to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.  Additionally, Mr. Summers has been selected for the past five years for this prestigious honor.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  Congratulations, Mr. Summers!!!



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