Meet Our Dedicated Staff

Our caring professionals are experienced and compassionate, and help our clients in all aspects of Elder Law. Feel free to contact any of our Elder Law specialists directly by calling 850.385.1246.

Lori Sumner

Lori is the Legal Assistant to Jana McConnaughhay in the areas of Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration.

Danielle Merritt

Danielle is the Legal Assistant to Kandace Rudd in the areas of of Public Benefits, Medicaid, Long-Term Care Planning, Surrogate Decision Making, Probate, and Trust Administration. Ms. Merritt is a graduate of Valdosta State University.

Nancy Richards

Nancy is the Legal Assistant to Amy Collins and Kandace Rudd in the areas of Estate Planning and Guardianship.

Denise Almond

Denise is the firm’s Office Manager and assists with scheduling and administrative work for all of the attorneys and is often a point of contact for clients and their families.

Tiffany Heggendorn

Tiffany is a recent graduate of Florida State University College of Law and is training in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, and Guardianship. Ms. Heggendorn received Bachelors of Science in Economics and Finance from Florida Gulf Coast University.  Ms. Heggendorn speaks both English and German.

Lisa Medley

Lisa is the firm’s Client Relations Coordinator. She is most often the first point of contact new clients have with Waldoch & McConnaughhay. She attentively listens to determine the client’s needs, transfers the call to the appropriate team member or schedules the client. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Florida State University.

Autumn Arnold

Autumn is the firm’s Receptionist. She is the first point of contact at the office and assists all office staff.

Marcia Singleton

Marcia is the firm’s clerk. She has 35 years of administrative support experience and handles client input, witnesses document signings and performs any other clerical duties needed.