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Laird A. Lile, an attorney in the state of Florida since 1984, is certified by The Florida Bar as a Wills, Trusts and Estates lawyer. A member of the Board of Governors for The Florida Bar and past chair of its Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Lile has been included in Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 and is recognized as one of Florida’s 100 Top Super Lawyers and Florida Trend’s 2010 Florida Legal Elite.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 34%
  2. Estate Planning: 33%
  3. Trusts: 33%

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Laird A. Lile, P.A.

3033 Riviera Dr Ste 104
Naples, FL, 34103-2746


FLMember in Good Standing198406/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
President’s Awards of MeritThe Florida Bar2012
Best Lawyer in the fields of Litigation – Trusts & EstatesThe Best Lawyers in America 20132012
Top 100 LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
First-Tier RankingU.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers2011
Lion of the Law AwardCollier County Bar Association2011
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
Robert C. Scott Exemplary Service AwardReal Property, Probabe and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar2010
Super Lawyers-Top 100 LawyersFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Super Lawyers-Top 100 LawyersFlorida Super Lawyers2009
William S. Belcher Lifetime Professionalism AwardReal Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar2009
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2008
Attorney of the YearCollier County Bar Association2007
Super Lawyer - Top 100 LawyersFlorida Super Lawyers2007
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2007
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2006
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2005
Annual Service AwardReal Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar1999
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaird A. Lile, P.A.,1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Florida Bar’s Board of GovernorsFlorida eFiling Authority Board2011 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFlorida State Chair & Board of Director2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Board of Governors CommitteeGovernor2006 - Present
Collier County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Inns of Court, Thomas S. Biggs ChapterMember2005 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow1994 - Present
Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida BarExecutive Council1989 - Present
Collier County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionFounding Director1988 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law SectionChair2004 - 2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawEstate PlanningLL.M - Master of Laws1987
Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
College of William and MaryAccountingOther - Bachelors1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lee County Bar AssociationService by E-file and E-mail2012
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Trust Law CommitteeAvoiding Pitfalls in the Electronic Age2012
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Property Rights in Real Property CommitteeService by E-file and E-mail2012
Collier County Bar Association Judges MeetingService by E-file and E-mail2012
The Florida Bar presents Practical Tips and Interesting Tidbits SeminarPending Changes to the Rules of Judicial Administration2011
Tallahassee Regional 10th Annual Estate Planning SeminarLegislative update2011
American College Trust and Estate Counsel Annual 2011 MeetingTax Forms and More2011
4th Annual Southwest Florida Planned Giving SymposiumLegislative Update on Florida Estate and Trust Law2011
30th Annual Attorney/Trust Officer Liaison ConferenceDecanting Trusts2011
Annual ConventionPanel Moderator of Real Property and Estate Law Experts2009
Executive Council MeetingAdvising the Trustee2008
Annual MeetingDecanting Trusts2008
Estate Planning in the Real WorldPractical Uses of UTMA, POD and TOD Accounts2007
Annual Legislative Update ConferenceDecanting Trusts under Florida's Trust Code2007
2007 Trust and Estate SymposiumTax Opportunities and Litigating Under Florida's New Trust Code2007