Mary Merrell Bailey Esq., CPA* MBA MSTaxation MSAccounting

Managing Partner

Faced with helping her own aging parents with their elder legal needs, Merrell realized that there was a need for a legal counsel who truly helps clients feel relieved and non-threatened when navigating the estate planning process. To help fill that need, she attended Barry University School of Law and received a Juris Doctorate degree, graduating valedictorian of her law school class.

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Hallie L. Zobel, Esq.


As a student at Winter Park High School, Florida, Hallie Zobel developed a genuine interest in the care and well being of seniors while volunteering at a local nursing home. Today, Hallie continues with this compassion as a partner at Your Caring Law Firm where she focuses on estate planning, probate, guardianship, trust administration, and Medicaid planning. Her clients include families with special needs, as well as seniors with end of life issues.

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Vickie L. Parker, FRP

Paralegal & Office Manager

After a career spanning more than 25 years with the Estate Planning and Legacy Law Center as an office manager and Florida Registered Paralegal, Vickie now brings her expertise to Your Caring Law Firm.

Being a Florida resident for over thirty years and a longtime member of the Orange County Bar Association, Vickie has extensive familiarity with estate planning, probate, business formation and administration, and guardianship issues unique to Florida. She enjoys helping people, and especially enjoys the appreciative spirit that exists between clients and attorneys in this field of law.

Vickie is originally from Vermont, and enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including two lovely daughters and a number of pets. When she gets a little free time, she loves to read and do crafts.

Janet M. Scott, FRP


When describing Janet Scott, many will use the words “caring,” “reliable” and “compassionate.” Janet has applied these attributes to her more than 39 years of legal experience. With Your Caring Law Firm, she concentrates in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianships, family limited partnerships, corporate law, special needs trusts and Medicaid planning.

Janet was born and raised in Delaware and from the time she was in high school knew she wanted a career in the legal field. Upon graduating from the University of Delaware, Janet moved to Miami, Florida where she continued her legal career. In 1990 Janet and her family moved to Orlando to open the Maitland branch office of a Fort Lauderdale-based law firm.

Janet resides in Central Florida with her husband and their two children. Janet is active in her church and enjoys reading and music. She is also a NASCAR and UCF football fan. Both she and her husband enjoy spending time with numerous family members residing in the Central Florida area, including their 5 grandchildren.

Janet has attained Florida Registered Paralegal status from the Florida Bar and is also a member of the Central Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.

Katie Snyder

Client Assistant

Growing up with a mother in the legal field, Katie has spent most of her life surrounded by a passion for law. Whether it was enjoying time at the office as a young child or helping with paperwork as she got older, Katie knew she wanted to be a Paralegal just like her mom.

Before joining Your Caring Law Firm as a Legal Assistant, Katie spent two years at local law firms, honing her skills and learning more about the legal field. She has brought that knowledge and determination to the team and continues to expand her skillset. She has plans to continue with her love of the legal field and earn her Paralegal’s certification in the future. Her compassion for elder adults and the law surrounding their needs is what drew her to a position in Elder Law.

Katie is excited for what each new day will bring, whether she is learning more about the field or interacting with a variety of interesting people through her position as a Legal Assistant. She is a member of the Central Florida Paralegal Association.

Katie roots for the Florida Gators, and spends as much time as possible with her beautiful son.