Cassidy Petersen Conti initially joined the Estate Planning and Elder Law Center of Brevard in 2011 and has held various positions over the years. She began as a receptionist, became an estate planning paralegal, the firm administrator, and then an attorney. Cassidy focuses her practice on estate planning, business succession planning, probate, trust administration, Medicaid planning, VA planning, guardianship, and special needs planning.
Cassidy welcomes the opportunity to discuss your estate planning, health care, and elder law concerns in order to help you develop a comprehensive and personalized plan. By planning for the future while you are healthy and able, you give yourself and your loved ones security when illness or tragedy strikes. Advanced preparation of estate, health care, and elder law documents is an invaluable investment in your quality of life and peace of mind. Cassidy works hard to earn the trust and respect of her clients by educating them on technical aspects of the law in an understandable manner. She assists clients in planning for the possibility of disability, incapacity, home health care, assisted living and nursing home placement, and enables them to avoid impoverishment caused by the escalating cost of long-term care.
Cassidy is a Melbourne native and graduated from Melbourne High School in 2011. She earned her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Management, graduating cum laude from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014. Cassady received her Juris Doctor (J.D.), cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 2018, graduating among the top 10% of her class. She chose to attend Stetson for its Elder Law Concentration Program. Additionally, she obtained her Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Stetson University in 2018.
While in law school, Cassidy was a Teaching Assistant (TA) for Trusts & Estates, gained experience as a law clerk for Raymond James Trust Department, worked for a prominent elder law firm in Clearwater, FL, held a law clerk position at an international recruitment and consulting company, worked as a student associate for LexisNexis (one of the leading legal research companies), and was an associate editor of the Journal of International Aging Law & Policy. Cassidy was also the recipient of the Melvyn Trute, P.A. Trust Award, which is provided to one law student each year, showing excellence in the area of trusts and estates both inside and outside of the classroom.
Cassidy is a founding member of the National Alliance of Attorneys for Alzheimer’s Planning (N3AP), a member of the Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court, and the Brevard County Bar Association. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Space Coast Guardianship Association (SCGA).