Linda L. Snelling is a member of the Tax, Trusts and Estates Department. Linda has over twenty years of extensive experience as a lawyer. Prior to her legal career, Linda worked in the financial industry and has been a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida since 1985.
Linda devotes her practice to estate and wealth planning for high net worth individuals and probate and guardianship matters, including handling litigation and estate, trust and guardianship disputes. She also handles taxation issues primarily in the estate and trust area. Her years of experience as a certified public accountant at two of the country’s largest accounting firms is a substantial asset she brings to her practice. She has advised clients in multimillion-dollar litigation as well as supervised and managed accounting and IRS audits.
She holds the BVÃ® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. See Award Methodology. Linda is a member of the Florida Association of Woman Lawyers, the American & Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Women’s Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Boca Raton Estate Planning Council, and a past member of the Women for Excellence, Inc.
Linda also serves Pro Bono on a number of guardianship matters and was the recipient of the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society Guardianship Law Award in 2017. She has served as Treasurer of Caridad Center, Inc. for many years and continues to serve as a Board Member, which charity provides educational and medical assistance to families in need. She was honored in October 2010 as a Volunteer of the Year of the Junior League of Boca Raton for her work with the Caridad Center, and was a 1999 Woman of Distinction nominee by Soroptimist International of Boca Raton.
In 2017, Linda received a Pro Bono Award from the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. Linda earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arizona and received her J.D. and LL.M., with high honors, in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law.