Sophia A. Lopez is a Trusts & Estates and Elder Law Attorney in South Florida. She is the co-founder at FL Trusts & Estates Law Firm, LLC., where her primary focus of practice includes, Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Probate and Trust Administration and Elder Law.
Ms. Lopez has combined her considerable experience in estate and life planning with her passion to educate young adults, families, retirees, and business owners on how they can develop strategies to meet their immediate needs and future financial goals, while building multi-generational legacies. While embracing the traditional notions of estate planning, Ms. Lopez actively works with her clients to plan for the continuous changes and obstacles today families face. She addresses the specific needs of non-traditional families, single parents, co-parents, pre-retirees, retirees, singles, entrepreneurs and families with special needs, to create a customized plan that fits their needs.
Prior to her career in law, Ms. Lopez spent 10 years working as a non-profit business manager. She was also instrumental in assisting several grass root organizations provide services to the community through grants and fund raising.
Ms. Lopez earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Florida International University. She is a member of the Florida Bar where she is an active member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Elder Law Sections. Ms. Lopez is a Class II Fellow at the Florida Bar Leadership Academy and she also serves on the Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee. She is also a member of several volunteer Bars including, the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, where she is the co-chair of the Elder Law Committee, the Haitian Lawyers Association, and Florida Association of Women Lawyers.
In addition to supporting several local civic and religious activities, Ms Lopez is an active alumni at the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University. She worked as an adjunct instructor with the Critical Skills Program at the Law Center, where she currently serves as a mentor to incoming and current law students. Ms. Lopez serves on the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee and is also a Certified Guardian and a child advocate for the Seventeenth Circuit Guardian ad Litem program. She is the proud mother of a daughter who serves in the U.S. Army.