Arlene C. Chase is a solo practitioner who currently concentrates her practice on transactional matters in the areas of estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, and business law.
Ms. Chase received her Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications from Bernard M. Baruch College (NYC) and her J.D. degree from New York Law School. She is a member of the Florida Bar since 2007 and the New York Bar since 2002.
Ms. Chase’s legal experience includes advising and counseling clients on estate planning, probate and trust law, advertising and marketing law regulatory compliance, entertainment law, and business and contract law matters.
In addition to her private practice, Ms. Chase has held various legal and management corporate positions, including serving as in-house counsel and as Senior Director/Business and Legal Affairs in the entertainment industry.
Ms. Chase has also taught Business Law and Political Processes at the undergraduate level. She has served as President of the Charlotte Estate Planning Council, Secretary of the Committee on Law Student Perspectives of the City Bar of New York, pro bono attorney for Florida Attorneys Saving Homes (F.A.S.H), pro bono attorney for the Elder Law Project, City Bar of New York, and as a Mentor with Take Stock in Children (a CLEF program).
She is currently a member of the Charlotte Estate Planning Council, the Charlotte County Bar Association, the Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Section), and the Business and Professional Women of Charlotte County and serves as a board member of the Charlotte Local Education Foundation (CLEF) and as a pro bono attorney for Florida Legal Rural Services, Inc.