Extensive experience in the practice of law, focused on probate, estate planning, and real estate to serve my clients.
Cindy is a graduate of Palatka High School and the seventh generation of a Putnam County family. After graduating as Palatka’s first National Merit Scholar, Cindy attended St. Johns River Community College and obtained her B.A. with honors and her J.D. from the University of Florida. Cindy was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1979.
Cindy is passionate about equal access to the court system; she served indigent clients in South Florida through the Public Defender’s Office and Florida Rural Legal Services, has been of-counsel to the Guardian ad Litem Program, and also served for five years as a guardian ad litem herself. She practiced law in Putnam County for a decade before moving to South Florida, where she was a senior partner at a five-attorney firm in Stuart. Since 2015, Cindy has been providing legal services to her hometown of Putnam County, as she did throughout the 1980s.
Cindy enjoys serving her community through Rotary, volunteering at Legal Services, helping her church’s homeless ministries, and educating others about the necessity for adequate pre-planning for end of life and inheritance issues.
Cindy has extensive experience in the practice of law, and she now focuses her practice on probate, estate planning, and real estate to serve our clients.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1979||06/11/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Attorney||Douglas Law Firm||2015 - Present|
|Senior partner||Marvin, Smith and Alonzo||1997 - 2003|
|Assistant Felony Public Attorney||Seventh Circuit Public Defender||1991 - 1996|
|Senior Partner||Grooms-Marvin and Murphy||1981 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Palatka Sunrise Rotary Club||Secretary||2014 - Present|
|Putnam County Guardian ad Litem||Volunteer||2014 - Present|
|Arkansas Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Putnam County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||1979|
|University of Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|Hospice In-service Training||Probate and Estate Planning||2016|
|Allegro||Probate and Estate Planning||2016|
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