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"I am a Counselor First, Then Counsel." My committment to my clients: I will listen attentively and strive to exceed your expectations. Whether planning in advance or facing an immediate crisis, I will address your legal options and when it is appropriate I will collaborate with other professionals and family members to address your legal, financial and healthcare concerns. I will work with you to create that peace of mind you deserve by developing a plan for your estate, long term care, incapacity or disability. I am dedicated to achieving the best outcome for every client every time. I approach every client with a focus on integrity, rigorous advocacy, and understanding. Together, we will resolve your legal matters and create the peace of mind that you deserve.


Practice areas


  1. Wills: 20%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Guardianship: 20%
  5. Elder Law: 20%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Catherine Douglas Gemma

    I endorse this lawyer. Susan is an extremely detail oriented and compassionate attorney. She has been extremely helpful in probate matters for clients of mine.


    Catherine Gemma Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Gerald F. O'Brien

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I have known Susan for several years. She is an intelligent, skilled, and compassionate attorney who works diligently for her clients.


    Gerald O'Brien Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Legacy Lawyer, P.L.

321 Nokomis Avenue S.
Suite D
Venice, FL, 34285


FLMember in Good Standing200806/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkIcard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm & Furen2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
All Children's Hospital Guild of Sarasota-ManateeLifetime Member2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Elder Law Section, Estate Planning CommitteeMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMember2008 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A