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Elsa Van Gorp


Elsa Van Gorp is an associate in the Trusts & Estates practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP, specializing in litigation. Ms. Van Gorp has obtained both extensive trial experience and advocacy skills while previously serving as a Miami Assistant Public Defender, working closely with clients through emotional and high-stakes legal matters. Further, Ms. Van Gorp has continued to demonstrate such compassion and fervent advocacy while representing heirs, beneficiaries, fiduciaries, creditors and other interested parties in litigated probate, contested guardianship, and elder abuse cases in her practice. Ms. Van Gorp regularly applies a practical approach in order to secure the best possible outcomes for her clients.

Ms. Van Gorp formerly lived in the state of Minnesota, where she graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a minor in Social Justice in 2012 and subsequently earned her law degree from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 2015.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida


  • J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law (formerly known as William Mitchell College of Law), 2015
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Philosophy, with Social Justice minor, 2012

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL)
    • Board of Directors, 2023
    • Mentorship Committee & Public Relations Committee, Former Co-Chair
  • Florida Guardian ad Litem FAWL in Love with GAL Program, Mentor
  • Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation (ANE) Committee — the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, Member




  • U.S. News and World Report, “Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch,” Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Trust and Estates, 2024
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