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I am an animal lover at heart.  My free time is spent volunteering at the Clearwater Marine Acquarium. I am an avid swimmer and enjoy doing many outdoor activites.

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  1. Trusts: 30%
    32 years
  2. Wills: 25%
    32 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    32 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    32 years
  5. Tax: 5%
    32 years

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Linda Suzzanne Griffin, PA

1455 Court Street
Clearwater, FL, 337566161

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198301/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite2013
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
Circuit Court MediatorSupreme Court of Florida2013
Top 50 Women Florida Super LawyersThomson Reuters2012
Florida Super LawyersThompson Reuters2011
AV Rating- Martindale HubbellMartindale Hubbell2007
Board Certified- Wills Trust and EstateFlorida Bar1995
Board Certified- Tax LawFlorida Bar1992
Certified Public AccountantFlorida Board of Accountancy1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLinda Suzzanne Griffin, P.A.1989 - Present
AssociateFowler White Boggs Banker1984 - 1988
Senior AccountantPrice Waterhouse1977 - 1980
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar Probate Rules CommitteeChairman2007 - 2008
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2006 - Present
Florida RPPTL IRA CommitteeChair2006 - Present
Florida Bar Grievance CommitteeChair2005 - 2006
Real Property Probate and Trust Law SectionExecutive Council2002 - Present
Clearwater Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1999 - 2001
Pinellas County Estate Planning CouncilPresident1998 - 1999
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
CreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformThe Survivor’s Navigator - A practical guide for dealing with the death of a loved one in Florida2012
The Florida Bar JournalNavigating the Minefield of Settlements: A Primer on Tax Issues for the Probate and Trust Litigator2011
The Florida Bar JournalThe Robertson Case: A Beneficiary by Any Other Name is Still a Beneficiary2010
The Florida Bar JournalViews from a Former Member of a Grievance Committee: Hot Buttons for the Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Attorney2008
The Florida Bar JournalA Practical Discussion on Advising the Lottery Winner1998
Florida Bar JournalThe Florida State Lottery Tax and Estate Planning IssuesN/A
Florida Bar Probate PracticeCo- Author, Accounting ChapterN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawMasters of Law in TaxationLL.M1984
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJ.D.N/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pinellas County Estate Planning CouncilGetting a Grip on Fiduciary Accounting Under the Florida Uniform Principal & Income Act, Chapter 738, Florida Statutes2015
Florida Fellows InstitutePlanning for Retirement Benefits2015
Florida BarIRAs in Estate Planning2015
FLEA Probate Team SeminarTrusts, Insurance and the Morey Problem2013
2013 Probate UpdateTax Law Update and RPPTL Update and their Effect on the Probate Practice2013
2013 Annual Joint Marital and Family Law SeminarFamily Law Contracts- Probate Implications2013
Pinellas Chapter of the Paralegal AssociationWinning the Lottery and Other Estate Planning “Wins”!N/A