Lee McElroy graduated Cum Laude from Florida State University in 1998 with a degree in History. Lee received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee in 2001 and was admitted to practice in Tennessee in 2001 and Florida in 2005.
Lee is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and is currently serving as an Officer of the Young Lawyer's Section of Palm Beach County and sits on the Board of Directors of Palm Beach County. Lee is a member of the Probate & Trust Litigation, Trust, and Probate & Procedure Subcommittees of the Florida Bar's Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section and is a member of the Executive Council.
After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law, Lee served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps for three years. While serving in the JAG Corps he handled estate planing for military personnel and also handled trials before Court-Martials and Administrative Boards.
Lee lectures regularly on probate and probate litigation topics and recently drafted a revision to the burden of proof statute, Florida Statutes §733.107.
Lee focuses his practice on complex and disputed probate, estate, trust and guardianship litigation matters, including will and trust contests, representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries, will and trust construction, trust modification, revocation, and terminations, surcharge and removal litigation and competency and guardianship proceedings.