Michelle A. Durant – Attorney in Gainesville, FL

Associate Attorney

Michelle A. Durant

2815 N.W. 13th Street, Suite 305
Bank of America Building
Gainesville, Florida 32609

Phone: (352) 373-3334 (Local)
Fax: (352) 376-1214

Email: info@knellingerlaw.com

Legal Practice Areas:

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Elder Law


  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Ancillary Probate
  • International Probate


  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Elder Guardianship

Name Change

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 2017


Ave Maria School of Law, Naples, FL
J.D., Cum Laude, December 2016

Class Rank: Top 20
Honors: Dean’s List (2 semesters)
Law Review: Associate Editor (2015-2016), Senior Editor (2016)
Publications: Students + Social Media + School = Suspension: How Far Does a Public School’s Power Reach in Punishing a Student for Posts Made Off-Campus on Social Media Sites?, 15 Ave Maria L. Rev. (2017)
CALI Awards in: Research, Writing, and Advocacy I, Commercial Law, Condo/ HOA Law, and Advanced Sports Law
Moot Court: Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, Brief Writer (Atlanta, February 2016)
Activities: Student Clinician with the Ave Maria School of Law Estate Planning and General Practice Clinic (2016), Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, Student Ambassador, Ave Maria Elder Law and Estate Planning Association, and Women’s Law Association

Florida State University
B.S. in Marketing, April 2011

Minor in Communications
Honors: Dean’s List

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Eighth Judicial Bar Association, member
Eighth Judicial Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division, member