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Lawn & LeBlanc Attorneys at Law provides services to Individuals, Businesses, Family Offices, and Organizations through enhanced traditional legal services, which include tax and wealth preservation protection.

Ronald Keith Lawn, J.D., LL, M. in Taxation

Ronald Lawn - Ronnie Lawn Attorney at Law

Stephanie M. LeBlanc,
J.D., LL. M. in Taxation
Education:

William and Mary Law School, LL.M. (1989)
Southwestern Law School,J.D. (1979)
Eckerd College,Bachelors of Arts (1975)

Bar Licenses:

State of Florida
State of South Carolina
District of Columbia

Memberships:

Indian River County Bar Association
Indian River Estate Planning Council
Wealth Council
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
VNA / Hospice of Indian River Planned Giving Committee
Advisory Board of the Vero Art Museum Planned Giving Committee
Surfrider Foundation
San Onofre Surf Club

Education:

William and Mary Law School, LL.M. (1989)
Southwestern Law School,J.D. (1979)
Eckerd College,Bachelors of Arts (1975)

Bar Licenses:

State of Florida
State of South Carolina
District of Columbia

Memberships:

Indian River County Bar Association
Indian River Estate Planning Council
Wealth Council
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
VNA / Hospice of Indian River Planned Giving Committee
Advisory Board of the Vero Art Museum Planned Giving Committee
Surfrider Foundation
San Onofre Surf Club

Ronald Keith Lawn,

J.D., LL, M. in Taxation
Ronald Keith Lawn,
J.D., LL, M. in Taxation
Ronnie

Mr. Lawn graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida with a degree in Community Studies. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California and was able to intern with the California Court of Appeals for Justice Edwin Beach. Mr. Lawn was also admitted to Southwestern University’s selective 2 year law program known as SCALE; an accelerated law school curriculum that emphasizes analytical reasoning, legal writing skills, substantive knowledge, and professional skills, while remaining sensitive to ethical obligations and client needs. Mr. Lawn continued his legal education by earning his Master of Laws in Taxation, and advanced law degree, at the College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law.

Mr. Lawn’s professional experience included private practice in the statewide South Carolina Dobson Law Firm, a 12 member tax focused law firm. Mr. Lawn served as General Counsel and Co-Senior Director of Wealth Management & Trust with Bangor Savings Bank, Bangor, Maine. And, prior to the formation of Lawn & LeBlanc, was an equity shareholder and named partner of Collins Brown Barkett Garavaglia & Lawn, Chartered

In the Past, Mr. Lawn was: President of the Indian River Estate Planning Council, Board Member of the Boys & Girls Clubs Foundation of Indian River County, Trustee of the Atlantic Challenge, Member of the Board of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra, and Board Member of the World Affairs Council (Maine).

In addition to his state bar admissions, Mr. Lawn is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court (South Carolina), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Stephanie M. LeBlanc,
J.D., LL, M. in Taxation

Stephanie M. LeBlanc

J.D., LL. M. in Taxation
Stephanie
Education:

University of Miami School of Law, J.D., LL.M. in Taxation (2015)
Florida International University, Bachelors of Accounting (2012)

Bar Licenses:

State of Florida
District of Columbia

Memberships:

Indian River County Bar Association
Indian River Estate Planning Council

Ms. LeBlanc’s practice areas include estate and lifetime planning, probate and trust administration, tax planning, and business law including not-for-profit organizations. Ms. LeBlanc graduated from Florida International University’s Accounting program and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law. While in law school, Ms. LeBlanc was able to also achieve her Masters of Law in Taxation during the course of her third year of law school through the University of Miami’s Dual/Joint Degree program.

Interestingly, during the summer between her second and third year of law school, Ms. LeBlanc was selected to serve as a legal extern with the United States Coast Guard’s Judge Advocate General (J.A.G.) division in District 13, Seattle, Washington. There, she worked with Coast Guard JAG Officers learning the facets of military law, advising Commanders and leading physical training exercises.

Soon after graduating from law school, Ms. LeBlanc was notified of her successful completion of the Florida Bar Examination and began her career as an Associate with the law firm of Collins, Brown, Barkett, Garavaglia & Lawn, Chartered. During the course of her employment there, she gained experience through hands-on practice with clients and research.

Meet Our Paralegals

Meet Our Paralegals

Gina Karshner,

Florida Registered Paralegal, Florida Notary

Gina is a Florida Registered Paralegal with over 25 years of legal experience. Gina is a 1995 graduate of Indian River State College located in Ft. Pierce, Florida, where she obtained an Associate in Science Degree in Legal Assisting. Prior to that, Gina studied Elementary Education at SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, New York; and obtained an Administrative Business Certification from Albany Business College in Albany, New York.

After earning her Administrative Business Certification in 1983, Gina spent four years managing a public relations firm in Albany, New York, before moving to Florida in 1987 and working as a retail store manager for seven years.

In 1994, Gina’s acumen for management and organization allowed her to work part-time as a Workers’ Compensation paralegal at a law firm in Ft. Pierce, Florida, while attending Indian River State College, and raising her young family. Gina’s paralegal experience transitioned from Workers’ Compensation to Insurance Defense for 10 years where she assisted attorneys in representing insurance companies.

Gina’s experience within the legal practice of Estate Planning and Estate Administration began in 2009 with attorney, Ronald Keith Lawn; expanding with attorney, Stephanie M. LeBlanc, in 2015 when Ms. LeBlanc began practicing.  From there, Gina continues to work in Estate Planning and Estate Administration with attorneys, Ronald Keith Lawn and Stephanie M. LeBlanc.

Gina has three adult children, all raised in sunny Vero Beach, Florida.

Eli joined the law group of Lawn & LeBlanc, PLLC, in June of 2019. Eli holds an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from Indian River State College located in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Born in Havana, Cuba, Eli is fluent in the languages of Spanish and English.

Prior to immigrating to the United States in 2007, Eli studied Computer Science for four years at Pablo de la Torriente Brau in Havana, Cuba. Upon arrival to Vero Beach, Eli’s aptitude for computer processes and data led to a job working for the Florida Department of Agriculture where she worked as a property surveyor and administrative assistant issuing permits to citrus growers.

A few years later, Eli began working as legal assistant at a civil litigation law firm in Vero Beach assisting attorneys with various civil litigation matters including medical malpractice and business. In 2013, Eli simultaneously began her associate degree in Paralegal Studies at Indian River State College and started working as a legal assistant in the Estate Planning and Estate Administration department at another law firm in Vero Beach. Since then, Eli continues to assist attorneys, Ronald Keith Lawn and Stephanie M. LeBlanc, in the practice of Estate Planning and Estate Administration.

On a personal note, Eli loves spending time with her children and family, and enjoys cooking and planning her next home project.

Elizabeth “Eli” Gonzalez,

Florida Registered Paralegal, Florida Notary
Eli

Elizabeth “Eli” Gonzalez,

Florida Registered Paralegal, Florida Notary
Eli

Eli joined the law group of Lawn & LeBlanc, PLLC, in June of 2019. Eli holds an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from Indian River State College located in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Born in Havana, Cuba, Eli is fluent in the languages of Spanish and English.

Prior to immigrating to the United States in 2007, Eli studied Computer Science for four years at Pablo de la Torriente Brau in Havana, Cuba. Upon arrival to Vero Beach, Eli’s aptitude for computer processes and data led to a job working for the Florida Department of Agriculture where she worked as a property surveyor and administrative assistant issuing permits to citrus growers.

A few years later, Eli began working as legal assistant at a civil litigation law firm in Vero Beach assisting attorneys with various civil litigation matters including medical malpractice and business. In 2013, Eli simultaneously began her associate degree in Paralegal Studies at Indian River State College and started working as a legal assistant in the Estate Planning and Estate Administration department at another law firm in Vero Beach. Since then, Eli continues to assist attorneys, Ronald Keith Lawn and Stephanie M. LeBlanc, in the practice of Estate Planning and Estate Administration.

On a personal note, Eli loves spending time with her children and family, and enjoys cooking and planning her next home project.

Lawn & LeBlanc Attorneys at Law Represents Individuals, Businesses, Family Offices, and Organizations.
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