Estate Planning in Charleston, SC

Firm Profile

The Law Firm of Cynthia Ann O’Dell, P.C. is devoted to estate planning and elder law. The firm provides estate planning and related legal services to clients of all ages.
 

About Cynthia O’Dell



Cynthia O’Dell devotes her practice to meeting the estate planning and elder law needs of her clients. Ms. O’Dell is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to her clients and to informing the public about important legal issues.

Education


Cynthia O’Dell graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981. She attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in 1988. Ms. O’Dell is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Circuit Court Mediator and is an Advocate of the National Academy of Advocacy.

Professional Experience


After completing law school, Ms. O’Dell served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Tom J. Ervin, Chief Administrative Judge, Tenth Judicial District. She then practiced asbestos and breast implant litigation with the law firm of Ness, Motley, Loadholt, Richardson & Poole, PA. In 1996, Ms. O’Dell established her own law firm. She is admitted to practice in all South Carolina courts, U.S. Federal Court, is a Certified Mediator and a Hearing Officer for the South Carolina DHEC. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, the South Carolina Bar Association, the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, the South Carolina Council for Conflict Resolution, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Wealth Counsel, and the Academy of Special Needs Planners.

About Sabrina Call

Sabrina
Sabrina Call joined the Law Firm of Cynthia O’Dell in the fall of 2016 as an associate attorney. Before she began practicing as an attorney, Sabrina earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Media Arts from The University of South Carolina and her Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law.

Prior to, and during law school, Sabrina worked for several estate planning law firms, served as a guardian ad litem, and did an externship at the Charleston County Probate Court. She knew early on that she had a desire to help people plan their estates and help them navigate through the probate process.

Sabrina lives in Moncks Corner with her husband, and in her free time she enjoys going to the beach, reading, traveling and spending time with her family.

Professional Memberships
* South Carolina Bar Association
* The Young Lawyers Division of the SC Bar
* Charleston County Bar Association
* SC Women Lawyers Association 
 

About Leslie Fitzhenry



As the Client Services Coordinator at The Law Firm of Cynthia Ann O’Dell, P.C., Leslie Fitzhenry devotes herself to providing excellent service to each client.  She is committed to helping make each person’s estate planning experience smooth, easy and thorough.  With her love for the written word, she is passionate about her roles of writing and editing at the firm.  

Leslie grew up with her four siblings in the West Ashley area of Charleston.  Because of her youngest sister, a bright, energetic little girl with Down syndrome and autism, she has developed an interest in special needs planning.  An accomplished violinist, Leslie performs regularly with her siblings and friends at retirement homes and various wedding and event venues all over Charleston and the southeast coastal areas.  She loves Charleston’s rivers, marshes, beaches and ocean as well as its historic downtown and variety of restaurants.  

Her enthusiasm for her work, dedication to excellence in every detail of client service, and genuine care for others makes her an integral part of the firm.