James is a lifelong resident of South Florida and has witnessed the growth and change in our area over the past five decades. As a result, he brings a stable presence deeply rooted in the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast.
James earned his Juris Doctor at Barry University School of Law in Orlando, Florida, and his Master of Arts in History from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida. He has been a solo practitioner for almost five years specializing in trust and estate planning, with extensive knowledge of probate administration, landlord/tenant matters, general real estate, and corporate transactions. He has also worked as an associate attorney in a boutique law firm and has garnered valuable knowledge in both legal settings.
James believes that the best legal clients are those who are well informed. He takes pride in having a team that strives to deliver the utmost respect and attention to the clients, whilst maintaining compassion through navigating each client’s plan. Additionally, James sees himself as an educator, not a salesman, and believes in educating the client on exploring all options for their individual estate plan. His dedication to serving families and individuals in these legal areas is motivated by his own personal life experience.
In his spare time, James enjoys reading, boating, and carpentry. James also donates his time and effort to the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society, Second Harvest Food Bank, and Florida’s Disaster Legal Services. He enjoys staying involved in the community and abreast of current events.
Amy has been in the legal industry for nearly 25 years, with the first half of her career focused on Complex Civil Litigation and Corporate Law in large Palm Beach firms, such as: Gunster; Broad and Cassel; and Page, Mrachek, Fitzgerald & Rose. From there, Amy found her passion in solo practices to small firms with a focus on Complex Civil Litigation, Marital & Family Law, Corporate Law, Probate Administration, and Trust & Estate Planning. For the last 15 years, Amy has joined forces with firms as lead Paralegal and Firm Manager/Director and has assisted multiple firms grow to great success. Amy offers a great deal of invaluable expertise to Hogan Legal Team and its clients. Amy understands the value of teamwork, is highly detail oriented, committed to her clients, and is an asset to our firm and clients at Hogan Legal Team!
Amy enjoys helping others, the outdoors, traveling, mountain biking, badminton, mini-golf, beach tennis, rollerblading, sunset paddles or kayaking, boating, and most watersports. She is a single mother to four thriving daughters ages 19, 18, 14, and 8. In her spare time, she studied nutrition at IRSC to better understand and successfully assist her family’s special dietary needs in lieu of medication, as well as assist countless others in their pursuit of healing through proper nutrition geared towards each body’s need. She is the founder of Allergy Friendly Meals and is working on a cookbook to aid those with allergy and gut sensitivities. She is on the Board of Directors for I Do Beach Tennis Foundation which is a non-profit that raises money for multiple local charities, she is also on the Event Planning Committee for Love Serving Autism. She has also participated in and fundraised with the Lupus Foundation of America and Susan G. Komen’s mission to end breast cancer. Additionally, while not providing legal advice, she assists low-income families with Marital & Family Law matters related to topics of dissolutions and paternity including children’s issues and timesharing.
Hogan Legal Team has built its business on providing warm, open, and inviting business relationships with our clients. All are welcome and treated with respect as we navigate your legal matters together. Amy’s legal expertise and heart for lending a hand in the community further supports our firm’s overall goals to have knowledgeable and compassionate employees to serve our clients. We are proud of our team, and we look forward to serving you soon!