Profile

Starling brings firsthand knowledge to clients gained from her experience working closely with high-net worth individuals and families at The Northern Trust Company. During this time, she served as a regional director and senior trust advisor, working with clients to achieve their personal estate planning and wealth transfer objectives, as well as advising on the impact of legal and tax law changes.

Prior to this time, she worked as an attorney focusing on commercial and probate litigation matters. Her litigation experience included representing clients in fiduciary disputes, business litigation, breach of contract, contested wills, guardianships and wrongful death claims. 

  • Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trust & Estates Section
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism, 2015-2021, Chair, 2018-2019
  • Collier County Representative, 20th Circuit Professionalism Committee
  • 20th Circuit Professionalism Panel, Member
  • Woman Lawyer of the Year, Collier County Women’s Bar Association, 2018-2019
  • Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism, David Hallman Chair Award, 2019
  • Florida Bar Speaker’s Bureau, Presenter, 2017-2018
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Leader in the Law Award, 2017
  • Legal Aid Services of Collier County, Attorney of the Month, 2017
  • William Reece Smith, Jr. Florida Bar Leadership Academy - Class II, 2016
  • Legal Aid Services of Collier County, 2015-2017, Chair, Advisory Board

  • "Professionalism Update," Families, Children, Mental Health, Professionalism and the Courts Seminar, 2018
  • Professionalism Panel, Florida Bar Business Law Section Conference, 2018
  • "Florida’s Constitutional Revision Commission," Collier County Women’s Bar Association, 2018
  • "Professionalism in Your Practice: Pursuing the Highest Ideals of the Legal Profession,” Collier County Women’s Bar Association, 2016
  • “Professionalism: Recent Developments and Expectations for Florida Attorneys,” Collier County Bar Association, Family Law Symposium, 2015
  • Professionalism Panel, Ave Maria School of Law Conference, 2015

  • Avow Hospice, Planned Giving Council 
  • Weekend Powerpack Food Program, Catholic Charities of Collier County, 2012-2015, Advisory Board Member & Chair