Judy-Ann Smith

Judy-Ann Smith

Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Probate ...
  • Florida
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Summary

Judy-Ann Smith, BSN, MS, JD, RN.

My passion as an attorney is being able to help people. Resolving someone’s legal issues is the most rewarding aspect of the work I do. I am an empathetic and compassionate lawyer, willing to listen to my clients’ issues, to get a deeper understanding of what they would like to achieve and accomplish. Most importantly, I am an assertive advocate for all my clients and I will fight for what is fair and just according to the laws of the land.

My practice areas range from family law to estate planning and probate. I have extensive success in handling divorce and family law cases. I have counseled and advised clients on their estate planning needs, prepared estate plans, and given presentations to other lawyers on estate planning. I successfully handled probate cases, assisted fiduciaries with estate administration, assisted families in implementing plans when loved ones pass away, and assisted Trustees’ while navigating through trust administration issues.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A.
- Current
Education
Nova Southeastern University
J.D. (2011) | Law
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Florida Atlantic University
M.S. (2001) | Nursing
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Florida Atlantic University
B.S. (1992) | Nursing
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Awards
Best Probate Attorney in Jacksonville
Expertise
Elite Advocate
American Institute of Legal Advocates
10 Best Under 40
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
Florida Bar Family Law Section
Member
Current
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Florida Bar Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
Member
Current
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Jacksonville Bar Association
Member
Current
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The Florida Bar  # 102219
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Taking the First Step: Filing An Estate In Probate Court
National Business Institute Seminar
Speaking Engagements
Economic Development Workshop , Gainesville, Florida
Gainesville Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Topics - “Basic Estate Planning”
Course on Estate Planning and Administration: The Complete Guide , Jacksonville, Florida
National Business Institute (NBI)
Topics - Key laws and client intake/goal setting and transfers during life and inter-vivos trusts.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A. - Website
Blog
Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A. - Blog
Contact & Map
Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A.
4465 Baymeadows Road
Suite #3
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Telephone: (904) 733-9080