PORT ORANGE, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman recently announced that attorney Carleen A. Leffler-Nicastro has joined the firm’s Port Orange office, practicing in the areas of estate planning, probate, trust administration, and business law.

Born and raised in Ormond Beach, Leffler-Nicastro is a fifth-generation Floridian from a long line of Central Florida attorneys and judges.  She holds her J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law and her M.B.A. from Jacksonville University.  She attended both programs simultaneously and graduated with both degrees on the same day.  She earned her B.S. degree in Business Management from Webber International University. She is admitted to practice law in Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and is a member of the Volusia County Bar Association where she serves as the Director of the Young Lawyers Division.

Leffler-Nicastro is active in the community, serving as the President-Nominee of the Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach, the Chapter Vice President of the Business Network International, Power Team, and the State Public Affairs Committee Co-Chair of the Junior League of Daytona Beach.

ShuffieldLowman’s four offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Port Orange. The firm is a 45 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation. Specific areas include tax law, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, estate planning and probate, planning for families with closely held businesses, guardianship and elder law, tax controversy – Federal and State, non-profit organization law, banking and finance, land use and government law, commercial and civil litigation, fiduciary litigation, construction law, association law, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, labor and employment, and mediation.