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Catherine E. Davey

Attorney and Counselor at Law
P.O. Box 941251
Maitland, FL 32794-1251 Phone: 407-645-4833 Fax: 407-645-4832 Contact Us

Catherine E. Davey

For nearly thirty years, Catherine Davey has practiced law. Catherine began practicing law near St. Petersburg, representing the State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration, during their fledgling efforts to recover from estates in Florida for Medicaid estate recovery liens. Since that time, she has been in practice here in Orlando but practices all over the state of Florida. In 2001, she started her law firm, which focuses on probate, guardianship, guardian advocacy, estate planning, and the drafting and implementing Special Needs Trusts for the physically, intellectually, and developmentally disabled.

She received her Bachelor of Arts from the George Washington University in Washington, DC (1988), her Juris Doctor from Stetson University’s College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida (1993), and her Master of Laws in Transnational Business Practice from the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California (1994).

“When my youngest daughter was born with Down syndrome, my purpose in life became abundantly clear. I am to change the lives of those I serve to build a better future for her and the entire community.”

Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate (Including Medicaid Estate Recovery lien negotiation)
  • Guardianship
  • Guardian Advocacy
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Trust administration
Bar Admission:
  • The Florida Bar, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2010
  • The Florida Bar
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Seminole County Bar Association
  • Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Florida State Guardianship Association
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Association of Florida Elder Law Attorneys
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the (RPPTL)
  • Orange County Bar Association, Estate, Guardianship & Trust Committee
  • B.A., Political Science, George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • J.D., Stetson University’s College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • LL.M, Transnational Business Practice, University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California
Leadership Roles:
  • Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida, Board Member, 2016 – present
  • No Down Side, Inc., Founder and Board Member, 2019-present
  • Central Florida Community Board Member, Seacoast Bank, 2019 to present
  • Trinity Preparatory School, Board of Trustees, Winter Park, Florida, 2021- present
  • The Florida Bar, Probate Rules Committee, 2015-2022
  • The Florida Bar, Mental Health Committee
  • The Florida Bar, Elder Law Section, Guardianship Committee, 2021 – present
  • Girl Scouts of Citrus Council, Troop Leader, 2007 – present
  • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Vestry member, 2016 – 2018
  • Honored as one of Orlando magazine’s Women of the Year 2019
  • Lynda Pollack, MD, Advocacy Award from the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida-2017
  • Best Buddies Champion of the Year Nominee-2016

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