Mary Beth Crawford

Mary Beth Crawford: Attorney with Cummings & Lockwood LLC AV stamp icon
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Mary Beth Crawford is a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood's Private Clients Group and is based in the Bonita Springs office . She focuses her practice on estate planning, tax planning and probate and trust administration.

Mary Beth brings a caring and comprehensive approach to estate planning and provides her clients and their families with both the technical and personal guidance they need in developing the proper plan.

Professional Recognition

•Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates - 2004-present
•The Best Lawyers in America, 2018
•Martindale-Hubbell , AV Rated
•The Women's Foundation of Collier County, 2017 Women of Initiative
•Distinctive Women, 2011
•Gulfshore Business, 40 Under 40 Award, 2004

Civic and Philanthropic Activity

•Angels Undercover of Collier County, Inc., Board of Directors
•David Lawrence Center & Foundation, Board of Directors, Past President; Planned Giving Committee, Chairman
•Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, Board of Directors, Past President
•American Red Cross, Planned Giving Committee, Chair
•Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida, Membership Committee
•Leadership Bonita, Class of 2004


•Probate: Florida, Practical Law Guide, co-author, Thomson Reuters

Books & Guides

• Probate in Florida


• FineMark National Bank & Trusts Women's Financial Series

News & Press Releases

• Mary Beth Crawford, Principal in Cummings & Lockwood's Bonita Springs Office, to Be Honored by the Women's Foundation of Collier County


• Are You Prepared? The Importance of Planning Your Estate

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Private Clients Group
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Fiduciary and Trustee Services
  • Wealth Protection Planning
  • Philanthropic Giving
  • International Estate and Tax Planning
  • Business Succession Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
239.390.8062  Phone
239.947.8025  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., 1992
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1997; University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 1998
Year of First Admission:
1997, Florida

Professional Organizations

•Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
•Collier County Bar Association, Trusts and Estate Section, Member
•Collier County Women's Bar Association, Member
•Junior League of Fort Myers, Past Member

Birth Information:
April 24, 1970

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (19 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 11/13/17 in Estate Planning

    I worked with Mary Beth at another law firm and have collaborated with her on mutual client matters. Mary Beth is highly competent and ethical.

    I worked with Mary Beth at another law firm and have collaborated with her on mutual client matters. Mary Beth is highly competent and ethical. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 07/14/16 in Trusts and Estates

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Bonita Springs, Florida

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