Janine McGuire is a partner in the Firm’s Fort Lauderdale office.  Janine’s practice areas include commercial litigation, trust & probate litigation, appellate practice as well as others.   She provides key litigation strategy and support for a diverse clientele throughout all stages of litigation.

Janine’s focus on estate and trust litigation involves many issues, including family businesses, fiduciary duties, tax law, bankruptcy, real estate and creditor’s rights.  She works extensively with trustees, personal representatives and other agents through probate administration to settle a decedent’s debts and to pass property held solely in their name to heirs and beneficiaries.

Her extensive experience in appellate law provides insight throughout the litigation process during the trial court stages to ensure that appellate rights are preserved with a proper and compelling record should an appeal be necessary.

Janine has practiced within many areas of law and advocates with strength, competency and efficiency to represent her clients.

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  • Conrad & Scherer Pathways to Careers in Law with NSU Law and Fort Lauderdale High School, program lead, 2021 to present
  • Conrad & Scherer Children Literacy Initiative, program lead, 2022 to present
  • Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church and School, Board of Trustees, 2013
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member, 1996 to present
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, Member, 1992 to present


  • Selected as a “Top Lawyer” by Fort Lauderdale Illustrated Magazine for Insurance Law & Trusts and Estates, 2021
  • Listed in South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyers”, 2013 and 2014
  • Listed in South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Up and Comers”, 2010 to 2012
  • Honored as a “Girl Scouts Lead the Way” “Inspirational Woman of Broward County” by the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, 2022