Astrid de Parry

Astrid de Parry

  • Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law...
  • Alaska, Florida, New York
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Summary

Providing expectional service to discerning clients in Central Florida for over 25 years in probate and estate planning matters, Astrid de Parry has extensive civil trial practice experience representing a broad range of interests. Upon graduating from Cornell University Law School in 1977, Ms. de Parry served as Assistant University Counsel for Cornell University from 1977 to 1980. Thereafter, she served as General Counsel for the University of Alaska Statewide System of Higher Education from 1980 to 1985. After moving to Florida in 1985, Astrid de Parry went to work for a large law firm in Orlando, focusing on general corporate and business law (1986 - 1988). After a one year stint as General Counsel and Project Coordinator for Park Equus, Inc. (which developed the Arabian Nights Dinner Attraction in Kissimmee, Florida), Ms. de Parry moved to DeLand in 1989 where she served as City Attorney for the City of DeLand until she started her own firm in 1992. Today, she combines this depth of experience to offer clients skilled and knowledgeable representation in a broad range of civil practice matters. Astrid de Parry, P.A. concentrates in the areas of probate and guardianships, wills, trusts and estate planning, elder law, real property transactions, land use and environmental law, business and commercial law, civil litigation and mediation.

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Environmental Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Guardianship
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa and MasterCard only
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fixed fees available for simple estate planning documents and uncontested probate proceedings.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
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Florida
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New York
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Languages
  • French: Spoken
  • German: Spoken
Professional Experience
Owner/Attorney
Astrid de Parry, P.A.
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Engaged in a general civil practice, concentrating in the areas of probate and estate planning, elder law, real property transactions, business and commercial law, land use and environmental law, commercial litigation and mediation. Astrid de Parry is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Appellate Mediator.
City Attorney
City of DeLand
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Provided comprehensive legal services to the Mayor and City Commissioners, Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, City Manager and senior administrative staff.
General Counsel and Project Coordinator
Park Equus, Inc.
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Provided comprehensive legal services to the developer of a new theme park and dinner attraction near Disney World, Florida.
Associate Attorney
Boroughs, Grimm, Bennett & Griffin, P.A.
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Engaged in a general corporate practice with a special emphasis on the securities laws aspects of venture capital transactions
General Counsel
University of Alaska
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Provided comprehensive legal services and management guidance to the President and Board of Regents of the Statewide System of Higher Education.
Assistant University Counsel
Cornell University
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Advised the Provost and senior executive staff regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action matters.
Education
Cornell Law School
J.D. | Law
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. | Honors College
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Awards
Certified Appellate Mediator
Florida Supreme Court
Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
Florida Supreme Court
Professional Associations
Volusia County Association for Responsible Development (VCARD)
BOD member
Current
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AttorneysTitle Insurance Fund
Member
Current
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Museum of Florida Art
Past president, BOD member
Current
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Hospice of Volusia-Flagler
BOD Member
Current
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Rotary International
Member, past member Board of Directors
- Current
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Lake Winnemissett Civic Association
Past president, BOD member
- Current
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Florida State Bar # 586110
Member
- Current
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Alaska Bar Association
Member
- Current
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New York Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Florida Municipal Attorneys Association
Member
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Member National Association of College and University Attorneys
Member
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Certifications
Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
Florida Supreme Court
Certified Appellate Mediator
Florida Supreme Court
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
ASTRID DE PARRY, P.A.
107 East Church Street
DeLand, FL 32724
USA
Telephone: (386) 736-1223
Fax: (386) 736-1022