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Dana Laganella Gerling

Dana Laganella Gerling

  • Estate Planning, Elder Law
  • Florida
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Originally from a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dana Laganella practices in Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration and Elder Law. She attended law school at Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut and graduated Cum Laude. She was awarded the Best Advocate of the Northeast Region and was voted Best Attorney in East Manatee County by Living Out East Magazine. It is Dana’s commitment to providing quality, affordable legal services that has won her respect and acclaim from both her peers and her clients. She truly enjoys her work. Her passion for helping people in her community is evident in her dedication to providing education on important topics, including Wills, Trusts, Durable Power of Attorney’s and Health Care Surrogates. Further, as a founding partner of Affordable Attorney, Gerling Law Group Chartered, Dana’s commitment to protecting the interests of her clients has become the focus of this client centered firm. She has served as the President of the Manatee County Florida Association of Women Lawyers as well as for the Manatee County Inn of Court. Dana has also served on the Board of Directors with the Sarasota County Florida Association of Women Lawyers. Dana is a member of both the Manatee County and Sarasota County Bar Associations. She serves on the Board of the Sarasota County Humane Society, Manatee County Animal Control Advisory Board, and the advisory Board of the Pinellas Animal Foundation. Dana has also been appointed to serve on the Animal Law Committee of the Florida Bar for her third one year term. She earned her undergraduate degree in Business Finance from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania, graduating with honors. Dana is an animal lover, providing a loving home for two dogs of her own. She is a strong supporter of all animal related organizations in the community.

Super Lawyer
Florida Super Lawyers
Dana was included among the 2010 and 2011 Rising Stars in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine and has remained on the Super Lawyers list for 10 years now! Only 2.5% of lawyers in Florida have received such designation.
People's Choice for Favorite Attorney
Bradenton Herald
Affordable Attorney, Gerling Law Group has won People's Choice 2010-2014, 2016-2020.
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 503991
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  • Free Consultation
    FREE LIVING WILLS Simple Wills $110.00 Durable Power of Attorney $95.00 Health Care Surrogate $85.00 Revocable Living Trust, Single, Non Tax $595.00
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Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Elder Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Probate
  • English
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Affordable Attorney, Gerling Law Group
6148 State Road 70
Bradenton, FL 34203
Telephone: (941) 756-6600
Fax: (941) 782-5575
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed