Erin Maddocks is an attorney with Akerman LLP, a national law firm based in South Florida. Ms. Maddocks focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, fiduciary dispute resolution, and litigation involving contested trusts and estates. She is admitted to practice in New York and Florida, and she has litigated in state and federal courts throughout the state. A native of South Florida, Ms. Maddocks moved to West Palm Beach after obtaining her Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate from University of Florida. Over the past several years, she has seen the positive developments in the local area and has been actively involved in the community to help further those changes. Ms. Maddocks acts as an advocate for Guardians ad Litem in Florida state courts and helps give a voice to abused and neglected youth in Palm Beach County. She also participated in and remains involved with Leadership West Palm Beach, a community involvement program organized through the local Chamber of Commerce.