Suzette Welling, CLM

Firm Administrator
Phone: 863-875-6950
Fax: 863-875-6955



Suzette Welling is the firm’s Chief Administrative Officer.  In this role, Suzette oversees the firm’s administrative operations, including finance, human resources, information technology, communications, client relations, professional development, recruiting and facilities.  She works closely with the other members of Taylor & Associates’ leadership team to facilitate best practices and execute the firm’s operational objectives, focusing on improving efficiencies and the effectiveness of the firm’s operations and processes.

Suzette brings to the firm a wealth of knowledge and expertise.  Her career in the legal industry has spanned three decades, with twenty of those years in the area of legal management.  Her experience includes overseeing all aspects of Finance, Human Resources, Operations Management, Marketing, and Strategic Planning.


Suzette’s financial strengths and performance earned her the 2009 Tampa Bay Business Journal CFO of the Year Award.  In 2018, she earned her Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® designation, a title that requires an in-depth knowledge of the many facets of law firm management.  The education and testing required to pass the CLM®exam demonstrates a mastery of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management.


  • Suncoast Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (2006-2010, 2017-Present)
    • Board of Directors, Chair – Newsletter (2018-Present)
    • Board of Directors, Secretary (2006-2008)
  • Albany Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (2000-2005)
    • Board of Directors, Secretary (2003-2005)
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), Member (2000-2010; 2017-Present)
  • American Bar Association, Practice Management Section
  • Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM)


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Taylor & Associates, Attorneys at Law, P.L.


20 3rd Street SW, Ste 209
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Phone: 863-875-6950
Fax: 863-875-6955

Miami Office by Appointment:

100 SE 2nd Street, Suite 2000
Miami, FL 33131

Phone: 305-805-5532