Experienced Bradenton, Florida Attorneys

 

P. Allen Schofield
Specialty: Real Estate Law

P. Allen Schofield is the senior shareholder of the Bradenton law firm of Schofield & Spencer, P. A. He has practiced law in Manatee and Sarasota counties since 1974. His practice is limited to real estate, trusts, wills, estates, estate planning and business law. He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Real Estate Law. He is a member and past president of the Manatee County Bar Association and a member of the Florida Bar Association. He is an affiliate member of the Manatee County Board of Realtors and is the Twelfth Judicial Circuit representative of the Real Property, Probate and Trust section of the Florida Bar and a member of the Executive Committee of that section. He taught as an adjunct professor at Manatee Community College for 6 years. Mr. Schofield received his law degree from Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida.

Education
• University of South Florida, 1970
– Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
• Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, 1974
– Juris Doctorate
JURISDICTIONS:
• Florida
Professional Memberships and Achievements
  • Senior shareholder of law firm since 1988; original firm established 1974
  • Has practiced law in Manatee and Sarasota counties since 1974
  • Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Real Estate Law
  • Member and Past President of the Manatee County Bar Association
  • Member of the Florida Bar Association
  • Affiliate Member of the Manatee County Board of Realtors
  • Twelfth Judicial Circuit representative of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the Florida Bar Association
  • Member of Executive Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the Florida Bar Association
  • Taught as Adjunct Professor at Manatee Community College for 6 years
Board Certifications
• Real Estate Law - Florida

Mary Anne McClure Spencer
Specialty: Estate Planning

Mary Anne McClure Spencer is a co-shareholder of the Bradenton law firm of Schofield & Spencer, P. A., and a fourth generation native of Manatee County. She has practiced law in Manatee, Sarasota, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties since 1986. Her practice is devoted to counseling clients in estate planning with wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care surrogates and living wills; she also handles trust and estate administration and lectures on these topics. She is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Wills, Trusts and Estates. She is a member of the Florida Bar, the Washington, DC Bar and the Manatee County Bar where she served as Treasurer. She is a member of the Elder Law Section, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and the Tax Section of the Florida Bar. Ms. Spencer received her law degree from Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

EDUCATION:
• Wake Forest University, 1981
– Bachelor of Arts
• Georgia State University College of Law, 1985
– Juris Doctorate
JURISDICTIONS:
• Florida
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • Co-shareholder of law firm since 1988; original firm established 1974
  • Fourth generation native of Manatee County
  • Has practiced law in Manatee, Sarasota, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties since 1986
  • Board Certified By the Florida Bar as a specialist in Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Member of the Florida Bar, District of Columbia Bar, and the Manatee County Bar
  • Past Treasurer of the Manatee County Bar Association
  • Member of Elder Law Section, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section and Tax Section of the Florida Bar
Board Certifications:
• Wills, Trust and Estates - Florida

Laura Jean Guy

Laura Jean Guy is a consulting attorney with this firm. She is a member of the Florida Bar and the North Carolina State Bar, and is a Certified Public Accountant. She has been licensed to practice law in the State of North Carolina since 1972, and in the State of Florida since 1996. Her practice focus is in the areas of estate planning and administration, trust administration, estate tax, fiduciary income tax and tax planning. She also has practiced in public accounting in both North Carolina and in Florida, working primarily in the areas of estate tax, fiduciary income tax, and personal income tax. She was a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is presently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. Ms. Guy received her law degree from Duke University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the Centre College of Kentucky.

EDUCATION:
• Centre College of Kentucky
– Bachelor of Arts
• Duke University School of Law
– Juris Doctorate
JURISDICTIONS:
• Florida
• North Carolina
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Past member of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Melanie DeLeon-Thompson

Melanie DeLeon-Thompson has joined the Bradenton law firm of Schofield & Spencer, P.A. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in September of 2011. She is a member of the Manatee County Bar Association and the Florida Association of Women Lawyers. She practices real estate, estate planning, trust and estate administration, elder law and business law. She earned her law degree at Barry University School of Law in Orlando, Florida, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida.

EDUCATION:
• Webber International University
– Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration
• Barry University School of Law
– Juris Doctorate
JURISDICTIONS:
• Florida

Kathleen Herbach

Kathleen Herbach has rejoined the firm of Schofield & Spencer, P.A., and practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning, trust and estate administration, real estate, business law and guardianships. She worked with the firm from 2002 - 2004 as Kathleen Constantine. She is a member of the Florida Bar and the Manatee County Bar Association. She received her law degree from Stetson University College of Law, cum laude, in 2001. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of South Florida, magna cum laude, in 1998.

EDUCATION:
• University of South Florida
– Bachelor of Arts
• Stetson University College of Law
–Juris Doctorate
JURISDICTIONS:
• Florida

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