Maddy Elser

Madeleine “Maddy” Elser grew up in the Chicagoland area before attending college at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. While attending college, Maddy began to work part-time as a legal secretary for an estate planning and probate law firm where she gained further interest in attending law school and practicing probate law. 

Thereafter, she moved to Miami to attend law school at the University of Miami School of Law. While at UM Law, Maddy was involved in many organizations including the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, Dade County Bar Association (UM Student Chapter), Miami Law Women, and the American Inns of Court (Spellman Hoeveler Chapter). Maddy also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Maria M. Korvick, Administrative Judge for the 11th Judicial Circuit Probate Division in Miami, Florida, and later as a law clerk for a probate and estate planning law firm in Coral Gables. 

Areas of Practice

  • Probate Law
  • Trust Law
  • Guardianship Law

Bar Admissions

  • Florida


  • Purdue University, B.A. – 2017
  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, J.D. – 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
  • Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Member

Published Articles

  • Cuban Asset Control Regulations: The Transfer of Estate Assets to Cuban Heirs Under the Obama and Trump Administrations, University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, Fall, 2019