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As an experienced Ft. Lauderdale Florida Estate Planning Attorney, I provide solid legal guidance in virtually all areas of Estate Planning, as well as related matters.

Having earned a Juris Doctorate of Law (J.D.) and an Executive Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.), I have the requisite knowledge and experience to advise you on what alternatives will best accomplish your objectives.

I will work with you on a one-on-one basis to design an efficient and effective estate plan and help you accomplish all of your goals cost-efficiently. I am accessible to my clients and maintain open communications with each client throughout the estate planning process. I am committed to prompt and professional service and will work with you to maintain and update your estate plan as your life, and legacy needs change.

Professional Profile


  • Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield MO, Bachelor of Science, 1985
  • Kent State University, Kent  OH, Executive Masters of Business Administration, 1991
  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington DE, Juris Doctorate, 2006


  • New Jersey
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia


  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar, member of the Real Property and Probate Section, Elder Law Section, and Solo/Small Practice Section
  • Broward Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

If you or someone you know in Florida needs the assistance of an experienced Ft. Lauderdale Estate Planning Attorney, call Shawn Newman today at (954) 563-9160, or feel free to Email us from the contact us page.


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    My mother had dementia and lived her last five years with me. When she died her original will & trust were nowhere. Mr Newman used my copies to expertly and compassionately guide my sister and I through probate. We are VERY grateful for his help.
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    Ray and I updated all of our legal papers, and selected Shawn to do so. We were very impressed with how thorough he and his staff were to everything. Not only do I trust the documents to be all in good order, but I also feel that if either of us needs Shawn's support during a crisis, we'll have it.
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    From the beginning to the end, Shawn and his most trustworthy assistant, Susan, led us through the whole Estate Planning process easily and confidently. With a minimum of face to face office time, they gave us easy to follow questionnaire's and financial guidelines so we might prepare for the gre...
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    My mother passed earlier this year and I needed a lawyer to help me with the estate. I knew no one and one of my friends told me about Shawn Newman. When a family member passes, it is an emotional time. Working with Shawn and his staff made taking care of all estate matters easier. It is not just...
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    Shawn is dedicated to the well-being of his clients and those whom he counsels. He is direct, upfront and doesn't sugar coat things. I find him to be an great example to the legal and local community. Practice experience, up to date knowledge and attentiveness to detail, he runs a tight ship. The...
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    Shawn makes the difficult easy and the complicated, understandable. Shawn helped me navigate the complex world when your mother's estate is in one state, while her trust was set up in another. Shawn took the time to explain things in a non-lawyerly way and was top notch in his execution of his du...
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    I'm confident I found the right Estate attorney. Shawn is professional extremely knowledgeable and genuinely caring. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
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    In January of this year my wonderful 92 year old Mother passed away. Sadly, neither my sister or l reside in Florida. Fortunately, a friend of my sister highly recommend Shawn Newman to assist us during this very emotional time. I spoke with Mr. Newman on several occasions and found him to be com...
  • I recomend Shawn!!!

    I contacted Shawn in August 2021 for the purpose of estate planning and the establishment of a trust.  Determining what to do with one's assets after death is a sobering and difficult process for anyone to go through.  Shawn made it painless and did not rush me through the process, ensuring that ...
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    We are so glad our friend recommended we go see Shawn. He did our trust-based estate planning and was so thorough. He was patient, explained everything, and was so professional. We enjoyed working with him and his staff, and he made it easy for us to complete our estate plan. This was not ...

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At the Law Office of Shawn C. Newman, P.A., we focus on Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Probate, Trusts, Estate Planning Tax Returns, Estate Litigation, Private Annuities & Charitable Trusts, Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Contested Will Litigation and we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system.

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The Law Office of Shawn C. Newman, P.A. is committed to answering your questions about Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Probate, Trusts, Estate Planning Tax Returns, Estate Litigation, Private Annuities & Charitable Trusts, Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Contested Will Litigation law issues in Florida.