OUR TEAM

MANAGING PARTNER

Cary Moss has spent the past twenty years focusing her legal career on Elder Law and Estate Planning, with a primary concentration on the areas of Estate Settlement, Probate and Trust Administration, Long Term Care Planning, and Estate Planning. Cary served on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys for five years, including a term as president. She currently serves on the Florida Joint Public Policy Task Force for the Elderly and Disabled, keeping her apprised of legislative or agency issues with the potential to impact Florida’s seniors or disabled citizens.

CONTACT | cmoss@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

SENIOR ATTORNEY

Tom Moss brings a comprehensive understanding to Estate Planning with advanced degrees in both law and business. His practice focuses on the areas of Estate Planning, Guardianship, and Estate Settlement including Probate and Trust Administration. Tom is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and he formerly served as Co-Chair of the Estate, Guardianship and Trust Law Committee section. He stays on top of current legal and financial developments as a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Wealth Counsel.

CONTACT | tmoss@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

Carolyn H. Sawyer ESQ | Founding Partner Sawyer and Sawyer PA | Attorney

FOUNDER
EMERITUS ATTORNEY

Carolyn Sawyer founded Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. with her husband, Thomas G. Sawyer, M.D., J.D. in 1994 because they both felt a call to serve the community through the practice of Elder Law. With a passion for protecting the elderly, Carolyn helped develop and sponsor several annual multidisciplinary workshops on Elder Exploitation with the Florida Office of the Attorney General. She also participated on a committee with Florida House Representative Kathleen Passidomo to develop landmark legislation on criminal elder exploitation. She retired in 2021 and currently serves in advisory capacity.

NICKIE HUMIEC

FIRM ADMINISTRATOR

Nickie Humiec has over 25 years of office administration experience in various industries including law, advertising, and insurance. Since joining Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in 2003, Nickie has assumed responsibility for implementing financial procedures and managing billing and revenue. Nickie also serves as an assistant to Attorney Cary Moss. A New Jersey native, she relocated to Florida over 30 years ago. Nickie enjoys reading and relaxing poolside, spending time with her two wonderful children, and going treasure-hunting at estate sales with her husband.

CONTACT | nhumiec@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

BILLIE JO RUDOWITZ

Director of Operations

Billie Jo Rudowitz joined Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in 2012. As a Team Leader and Director of Operations, Billie Jo focuses on team development, interoffice process efficiency, and reinforcing the client-centered atmosphere. Billie Jo brings over 25 years of experience in the legal field. Her past positions include legal assistant in a private practice firm, trial clerk with the Orange County Courthouse, and judicial assistant to the Honorable Theotis Bronson. Billie Jo works in estate planning, guardianship and estate settlement matters.

Amy Santilli

CLIENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Amy joined Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in 2022 after over 15 years of teaching at several private schools in Winter Park, Florida. Amy graduated from both Florida State University and Rollins College and loves to root on her beloved Seminoles and the Tars. She has two sons and enjoys spending her free time with family at the beach, fishing, or in the mountains of North Carolina. Amy has always been focused on her family and is excited to extend that commitment, compassion, and concern to her clients.

CONTACT | asantilli@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

DANIELLE TAYLOR

Probate Team Lead | Paralegal

Danielle Taylor came to Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in 2005 as a Senior Paralegal. She is one of the firm’s most experienced paralegals, having served in the Orange County Probate Court for many years. Danielle primarily focuses on probate, guardianship and trust administration. Danielle is a foodie and always has an excellent restaurant recommendation. She is also an animal lover, with a special fondness for her rescue dog Dylan, a Lab and Australian Shepherd mix.

CONTACT | dtaylor@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

HOLLI OWENS

Estate Planning Team Lead | Paralegal

Holli Owens came to Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A in 2018 with a solid background in the legal field, including several years of experience as a paralegal. Holli specializes in cases involving Guardianship and enjoys helping others through challenging legal situations with compassion and thorough attention to detail. A Florida native from Lake County, Holli holds an Associate Degree in Legal Assisting from Lake-Sumter State College.

CONTACT | howens@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

KATHY MOYLAN

Medicaid Planning Team Lead | Paralegal

Kathy Moylan joined Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in 2016 as the receptionist with a background in customer service and public relations and several awards for delivering outstanding customer satisfaction. She transitioned into her current role as a paralegal for Long-Term Care Planning and graduated from Valencia College in 2017 with an A.A. degree.

CONTACT | kmoylan@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

Doniece Stockton Harper | Senior Paralegal | Attorneys | Sawyer and Sawyer PA

DONIECE STOCKTON

PARALEGAL

Doniece Stockton joined Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in 2002 as a receptionist and legal assistant. Her prior experience as a travel agent helped develop her excellent client service skills. In 2003, Doniece became a paralegal and is working primarily in the areas of estate planning, guardianship, and estate settlement. Doniece is a proud mother and grandmother who enjoys watching college football and is especially passionate about the Florida State University Seminoles.

CONTACT | dstockton@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

KEIAREE WILLIAMS

Legal Assistant – Probate

Keiaree Williams joined Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. as a legal assistant in 2022 after developing her client service skills as a patient care coordinator for a major medical network. Although Keiaree primarily works with estate planning and guardianship matters, she enjoys seeing the full picture of elder care practice and is eager to gain more hands-on knowledge about meeting the needs of clients in all departments.

CONTACT | kwilliams@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

KIM MANN

Legal Assistant – Estate planning/Guardianship

Kim Mann joined Sawyer and Sawyer as a legal assistant in 2023 for the estate planning and guardianship team.
She has several years of experience as an assistant in the legal field and enjoys helping clients.
In her spare time, she spends time with her husband, daughter and son going on adventures or reading a good book.

CONTACT | kmann@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

LYNOUSE MAXIME

Legal Assistant – Medicaid Planning

Lynouse Maxime joined Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in 2023 with 10 years background in public education. Prior to education, Lynouse worked in the legal field and has worked at the State Attorney’s Office and various private law practices. She found that her passion is in helping others through legal representation and made the decision to return to the legal field in February 2023. Lynouse enjoys being able to provide caring support for those experiencing challenging life moments and making difficult decisions. In her free time, she enjoys watching her son play baseball and volunteering at Evans High School, for her alma mater. Lynouse holds a Bachelor of Science from the Florida State University and obtained her Masters in Science in 2014.

CONTACT | lmaxime@sawyerandsawyerpa.com

STEPHANIE EGGERT

Receptionist

Stephanie Eggert started as the receptionist at Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A. in January of 2023 to gain a full picture of the workings of an elder care practice and the role of an elder law attorney. She appreciates the opportunity to meet clients and guide them toward assistance in meeting a wide variety of needs. Currently enrolled in college, Stephanie plans to continue on to law school to help others as an attorney. She refined her skills in client relations, administration, and money matters working as an assistant financial advisor for a major life insurance company.

CONTACT | frontdesk@sawyerandsawyerpa.com