Orlando, Florida — Shuffield, Lowman & Wilson, P.A. recently announced that longtime Central Florida banker and Certified Financial Planner®, Lea Anne Groover has joined the firm’s attorney roster, after completing law school at Florida A&M University and being sworn-in as a member of The Florida Bar. Groover, brings more than 28 years of business, banking, wealth management and financial consulting experience to the firm. Groover will work with the firm’s corporate section in the areas of estate planning, taxation and trust & estate administration.

Formerly the Chief Fiduciary Officer of Seaside National Bank & Trust, Groover holds a B.S. from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Central Florida. In addition, she is a Certified Financial Planner®, Certified Trust and Finance Advisor and a Chartered Financial Consultant. She is also a former judicial intern for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, Probate, Guardianship and Mental Health Division.

Professionally, she is a member of the Orange County Bar Association’s Estate, Guardianship and Trust Committee and a member of the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers. Groover’s community involvement includes serving on the Planned Giving Committee of the American Red Cross, Mid-Florida Region and on The Florida Bar’s Ninth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “D”.

ShuffieldLowman’s four downtown offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Daytona Beach. The firm is a 34 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, trademarks and copyrights, 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, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, labor and employment, environmental law, and mediation.