Carolyn H. Sawyer, Esq.

Carolyn H. Sawyer, Esq.


  • Southern Methodist University (B.S. Physics, 1964)
  • Rollins College (Master’s Degree, Physics, 1975)
  • Stetson University College of Law (Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude 1994)

Employment History:

Carolyn Sawyer was employed as Chief Radiation Physicist of Orlando Regional Medical Center from 1975-1990.  She was board certified in Therapeutic Radiation Physics by the American Board of Radiology in 1983. 

In 1994, Carolyn and her husband, Thomas G. Sawyer, M.D., J.D., formed Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. Carolyn is a senior partner in the firm.


Carolyn was Board Certified in Elder Law in 2003.  She has been published in the Stetson College of Law Review on Reverse Mortgages, has presented at a national meeting of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys on Reverse Mortgages, has lectured for three years at the Elder Law Certification Review on Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation, and has served as chairperson of the Elder Law Section's Committee on Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation. Carolyn has helped develop and sponsor multiple annual multidisciplinary Workshops on Elder Exploitation with the Office of the Florida Attorney General.  She also participated in a working group with Florida House Representative Kathleen Passidomo to develop landmark legislation on criminal elder exploitation, which was signed into law in 2014. She is the recipient of the 2010 and 2014 Charlotte Brayer Public Service Award.


Carolyn Sawyer is a member of the Florida Bar, the Orange County Bar Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Florida Association of Elder Law Attorneys, and Rotary International. Carolyn has also served on the committee for Elder Law Certification for five years, she is a member of Elder Law Section’s Legislative Committee, and she has served on the Board of Trustees. Additionally, Carolyn was Chair of the Committee on Community Benefits of the West Orange Health Care District.

With an office in Orlando, Florida, the attorneys at the Law Firm of Sawyer & Sawyer, PA assist clients with Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Elder Law, Special Needs Trusts, Probate and Estate Administration throughout the Orlando metropolitan area including Windermere, FL, Winter Garden, FL, Ocoee, FL, Clermont, FL, Orange County, FL, Lake County, FL, Osceola County, FL, and Seminole County, FL.

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