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Susan Lee Stanford

Divorce and separation Attorney at Destin, FL

5.0   5 reviews
  • State Years
    Florida - FL 28 years
    Arizona - AZ 20 years
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1995
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2003
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Susan

Learn Susan’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    Complicated divorces, paternity cases, establishing time sharing and visitation/child custody that include spouse owned companies, child abuse, jurisdictional issues, alimony, support, child support issues.

  2. Foreclosure
    Currently represent Plaintiff banks in foreclosures. Extensive litigation experience.

  3. Business
    .Entity creation. Business disputes.

  4. Contracts and agreements
    Extensive experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating business to business, and other agreements, litigating business disputes, and debt collection on those agreements.

  5. Guardianship

Several years of litigation experience in foreclosure and child abuse/dependency. Served as In House Counsel/Contracts Attorney for computer distribution, software, and Aerospace companies. Skilled at Drafting and negotiating and reviewing highly sensitive sales, and service, multi-million dollar business to business agreements, protecting these companies from unnecessary expenses, tax, and legal exposures.

Located in Destin, Florida. focusing on Business Law, and Foreclosure Cases. Expert at negotiating Lender/Borrower conflicts, and representing Creditors/Lenders in hearings, mediations, and trials.


34990 Emerald Coast Pkwy Suite 365
Destin, FL, 32541

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Posted by Crystal | October 1, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Life Saver
Susan was very diligent in seeking the outcome we needed for our family. She explained every detail and step of every move. She is highly knowledgeable and truly cares about the well being of her clients. Absolutely know who to turn to if I ever needed her services again.
Posted by Joseph | August 12, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Awesome firm
Mrs susan helped me accomplish a lot of things my divorce child custody and my self confidence back because she went an extra mile that i could not have done without her. She went to work and never missed a beat thank you for all of your help best lawyer ever.
Posted by Stephen and Falicia | July 12, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Child Custody Enforcement
Mrs. Stanford was very attentive and on top of our case. Very personable, and down to earth. She never ignored questions and was always available.
Posted by Rhett Keller | January 16, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Hire Susan
I hired Susan to be my divorce attorney. She has been excellent. Very easy to talk to and always responds quickly to my calls or emails. She definitely fights for your benefit. The cost was very reasonable. Highly recommend hiring her for your divorce attorney needs.
Posted by Kim | May 4, 2015
A trusted advisor
Susan has worked with us on Corporate, HR, Insurance and Trial matters. She is available, attentive, patient and a strong advocate for her clients. No matter the hour or the topic, she is there to help. She is a great negotiator, and every contract she has written for us has been bulletproof. We recommend her without reservation. Kim - Owner, Laurel Hill Farm, LLC.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Stanford Law Firm, LLC.
  • 2013 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Marshall C. Watson, P.A.
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Attorney
  • Florida Default Law Group
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Contracts Manager
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Contract Attorney
  • Insight Enterprises
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Attorney
  • Department Of Children & Families
  • 1994 - 1999
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  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992


  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section
  • 2021 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Business Law Section
  • 2021 - Present
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • 2015 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (5)
Endorse Susan
Family Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Ms. Stanford as one of the few lawyers that has an exceptional grasp of the law and the ability to apply it to resolve client needs. She should be at the top of the list for anyone seeking legal representation in her area of practice."
Family Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Susan advocates for her clients, but remains civil and reasonable. She recognizes and respects both sides of the situation and that, in turn, can help resolve matters more efficiently."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Foreclosure Attorney | May 04
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Stanford is knowlegeble and professional in her practice."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Apr 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
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