Jeanette focuses her practice in estate and gift tax planning, and the administration of trusts and estates in Florida. Jeanette has nearly three decades of experience, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor - Attorney of the Year Award from the Collier County Bar Association. 

Jeanette’s team approach, incorporating clients’ accountants, financial planners and corporate trustees makes her a valued and trusted advisor in the preservation of wealth and legacies. Her experience includes but is not limited to: 

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  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Trusts and Estates, 2024
  • Supreme Court of Florida Circuit Court Mediator 
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
    • Medal of Honor, Attorney of the Year Award, 2008
  • Collier County Women's Bar Association
    • President, 1998-99; Board, 1996-2000
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Lawyers of Distinction - Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, 2016 and 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, 2015
  • Five Star Wealth Manager Award, 2011 and 2012

  • Estate and Gift Planning: Beyond the Basics, Tiger 21, Ritz Carlton, Tiburon, January 24, 2023
  • The SECURE Act: Legal Answers to Help you Field Client Questions, Financial Planning Association of Southwest Florida, March 11, 2020
  • Disclaimer Planning, Probate and Pumpernickel Luncheon Continuing Education Form, October 15, 2019
  • Panel Member, New Tax Law Changes for Businesses, Above Board Chamber of Florida, January 14, 2019
  • Using Revocable Trusts, HalfMoon Education Inc., August 30, 2017
  • Ethics and Client Representation, Divorce After Fifty, Sterling Education Services, Inc., Seminar, March 2009
  • Understanding the Role of the Personal Representative in Probate, The Probate Process from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, December 2006 and December 2007
  • Voices for Kids Interview, Television Appearance, D'Latinos TV Show, November 2006

  • “Charitable Giving: make an impact in the community and save on your taxes!,” Professional Advisor Council Connector, Community Foundation of Collier County, Summer 2017
  • "Planning Ahead," è Bella Magazine, July 2008
  • "Trust Essential in the Attorney-Client Relationship in Estate Planning," Community Foundation Collier County Newsletter, July 2007
  • "Voices for Kids," Adverse Witness, April 2007
  • "Yoga," Adverse Witness, December 2006

  • Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Member
  • Lions Club, Naples, Member
  • Collier Community Foundation, Past Member, Board of Trustees; Past Co-Chair, Professional Advisors Council; Past Secretary, Executive Committee
  • Voices for Kids, SW FL: Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Literacy Volunteers of Collier, Past Board Member