about me

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the founder

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ELIZABETH LUTZ is the founder of Florida Estate Law, P.A. Prior to opening the firm, Elizabeth practiced estate planning, probate administration and trust administration at a boutique law firm in Sarasota, Florida and a large law firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She then moved on to work as in-house counsel at the largest privately held trust company in South Florida.

Due to her broad range of experiences, Elizabeth can offer comprehensive legal services to her clients. Elizabeth has gained keen insight into the specialized field and its clientele and appreciates the importance of a client’s confidence in his or her attorney.

Elizabeth understands the difficulties related to the passing of a loved one and the peace of mind that comes with having a plan for the future. Elizabeth has dedicated her professional career to helping her clients navigate the probate court system and develop an estate plan tailored to fit their goals.

 

education

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University of Miami School of Law

Master of Laws – Estate Planning
May 2014

Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center

Juris Doctor
May 2013

University of Miami

Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
May 2010

professional affiliations

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Florida Bar

Member
2013 – Present

Florida Bar

Young Lawyers Division – Member
2013 – Present

American Bar Association

Member
2013 – Present

American Bar Association

Young Lawyers Division – Member
2014 – Present

Florida Bar

Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section – Member
2018 – Present

American Bar Association

Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section – Member
2018 – Present

Estate Planning Council of Broward

Member
2018 – Present

Florida Bar

Solo & Small Firm Section – Member
2019 – Present

Broward County Bar Association

Member
2019 – Present

Broward County Bar Association

Young Lawyers Section – Member
2019 – Present

Broward County Bar Association

Wills, Trusts & Estates Section – Member
2019 – Present

Broward County Bar Association

Solo & Small Firm Section – Member
2020 – Present

American Bar Association

Law Practice Division – Member
2020 – Present

American Bar Association

Solo, Small Firm & General Practice Division – Member
2020 – Present

Wilton Manors Business Association

Member
2020 – Present

Estate Planning Council of Broward

Board of Directors
2020 – Present

PUBLICATIONS

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It’s Me or Your Family: How Florida DOMA and the Florida Probate Code Force Same-Sex Couples to Make an Impossible Choice in Estate Planning, 37 NOVA L. REV. 181 2012

community involvement

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Jack & Jill Children’s Center

Friends Board – Member
 2017 – Present

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation

Planned Giving Committee – Member
2019 – Present

JACK & JILL CHILDREN’S CENTER

Friends Board – VP of Membership
 2020 – Present

community

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