Courtney N. Chaipel Pugh, Associate


Courtney Chaipel Pugh is a member of the firm's Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Practice Group. She focuses her practice on estate administration, trust settlement, and fiduciary litigation involving both. 

In law school, she was a legal intern for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida and a Senior Associate for the Stetson Law Review.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
    • Florida Association for Women Lawyers at Stetson (Member)
  • University of South Florida (B.S., magna cum laude, 2013)
    • Major: Public Health
    • Pre-Law Society (Member)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay (2014–2016)
  • Guardian ad Litem of Hillsborough County (2014–2015)
  • The Florida Bar (Member of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Member of Young Lawyers Section)
  • Collier County Bar Association (Member of Trusts and Estates Section)
  • Collier County Women's Bar Association (Member)

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch," Trusts and Estates, 2022, 2023
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