Elizabeth Fernandez

Elizabeth Fernandez, Esq.
Sr. Estate & Trust Associate
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Elizabeth Fernandez is an attorney in EPGD Law’s probate and estate planning department. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Florida International University, and is a Lifetime Member of the FIU Alumni Association. Elizabeth earned her Juris Doctor with honors from St. Thomas University School of Law. While at St. Thomas, she was the President of the St. Thomas University Chapter of the Cuban American Bar Association and briefly served as Executive Vice President of the St. Thomas University Trial Team. Elizabeth received the CALI Book Award for Administrative law and earned Dean’s List distinctions several times. Before joining EPGD Law, Mrs. Fernandez interned at the City of Miami City Attorney’s Office, where she assisted in civil litigation matters, and the CABA Pro Bono Project.

Elizabeth is involved in the following professional associations:

  • Dade County Bar Association
  • South Miami Kendall Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association

Elizabeth is fluent in Spanish, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Florida. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys attending sporting events and concerts, and spending time with her family

Elizabeth focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Guardianship, Probate, and Advanced Directives.

CLE Presentations

  • Law Office Management for Paralegals
  • Tax Fundamentals of Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning 101
  • The Impact of Tax Reforms on LLC’s and Other Pass-Through Entities
  • TBA: Drafting Nonprofit Bylaws: Protecting Your Organization
  • TBA: Digital Assets in Estate Administration
  • TBA: The Fundamentals of Legal Writing

Presentations / Speaking Engagements

  • Featured Speaker at Partners for Self Employment Small Business Clinic, “Succession Planning for Business Owners.” April, 2018

On a Personal Note:

  • Elizabeth enjoys attending concerts, sports events, and hanging out with her family.