Wealth Preservation and estate planning are essential for the security of your family.
Linda L. Snelling is a partner in the law firm of Bankier, Arlen and Snelling.
Linda has over twenty years of extensive experience as a lawyer. Prior to her legal career, Linda worked in the financial industry and has been a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida since 1985.
Linda devotes her practice to estate and wealth planning for high net worth individuals and probate and guardianship matters, including handling litigation and estate, trust and guardianship disputes. She also handles taxation issues primarily in the estate and trust area. Her years of experience as a certified public accountant at two of the country’s largest accounting firms is a substantial asset she brings to her practice. She has advised clients in multimillion-dollar litigation as well as supervised and managed accounting and IRS audits.
She holds the BVÃ® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. See Award Methodology. Linda is a member of the Florida Association of Woman Lawyers, the American & Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Women’s Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Boca Raton Estate Planning Council, and a past member of the Women for Excellence, Inc.
Linda also serves Pro Bono on a number of guardianship matters and was the recipient of the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society Guardianship Law Award in 2017. Previously, she served as Treasurer of Caridad Center, Inc. for many years and continues to serve as a Board Member, which charity provides educational and medical assistance to families in need. She was honored in October 2010 as a Volunteer of the Year Nominee of the Junior League of Boca Raton for her work with the Caridad Center, and was a 1999 Woman of Distinction nominee by Soroptimist International of Boca Raton.
In 2017, Linda received a Pro Bono Award from the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. Linda earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arizona and received her J.D. and LL.M., with high honors, in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1996||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Research and Writing and Criminal Law||American Jurisprudence||1996|
|Member||Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, PA||2016 - Present|
|Partner||Sachs Sax Caplan||2001 - 2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Association for Women Lawyers||N/A||2005 - Present|
|South Palm Beach County Bar Association||N/A||2004 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||1996 - Present|
|Estate Planning Council||N/A||2006 - 2014|
|Caridad Center, Inc.||Treasurer||2003 - 2013|
|Using Accounting and Financial Records as Evidence||National Business Institute Seminar||2014|
|The Matrimonial Strategist||A Proactive Approach Toward Estate Planning Key for Same Sex Couples||2009|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws Taxation||1996|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|Snow Foundation for Professionals||Heckerling Update||2019|
|Northern Trust for Professionals||Heckerling Update||2019|
|MyLawCLE||Accounting 101 for Attorneys||2015|
|Continuing Education||Filing Final Income Tax Return For Deceased||2015|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Accounting 101 for Attorneys||2014|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Using Accounting and Financial Records as Evidence||2009|
|FICPA||Roth IRAs and IRA Distribution Rules||2000|
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Wed Apr 22 2015
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