Sonia M. Pawluc’s law practice focuses on estate planning, trust and estate administration, tax planning and business formation. Ms. Pawluc has practiced for 35 years, the last 25 years of which have been in Stuart. She carries Martindale-Hubbel’s highest rating – AV Preeminent. Previously Ms. Pawluc practiced with the firm of Holland & Knight and later with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in their Miami offices. She is also admitted to practice in North Carolina.

Ms. Pawluc received both her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Miami magna cum laude. Ms. Pawluc served as past president of the Martin County Estate Planning Council and The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast. She remains actively involved with animal welfare causes.

Our philosophy is to provide high quality individualized service, meeting your family’s changing needs through the years. We facilitate peace of mind through legacy planning.

Areas of Law

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Trust Planning
  • Living Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Administration
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Wills
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Business Law
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Inheritance

Admission Details

  • Admitted in 1981, Florida, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 1985, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • 1986, North Carolina, District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1987, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • 1991, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina and U.S. Court of International Trade

Law School Attended

  • University of Miami
    Class of 1981
    magna cum laude

University Attended

  • University of Miami
    Class of 1977
    magna cum laude

Birth Information

  • Born in 1957
    Miami, Florida, June 25, 1957

Associations & Memberships

  • The Florida Bar (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section)
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association (Member, Section on Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law).