LL.M. in Taxation
Florida Bar Board Certified in Tax Law

Accredited Estate Planner ® National Association of Estate Planners and Councils

Circuit Civil Mediator

TANCE E. ROBERTS concentrates her practice in the areas of federal and state taxation, estate planning, estate and trust administration, probate and guardianship, business and corporate law, tax planning, contracts, and mediation.  In addition, she has extensive experience in formation, operation, reorganization, purchase and sale and dissolution of business entities; medicaid planning; real estate law and municipal and local government law.  


Florida State University, B.S., 1989
Florida State University College of Law, J.D. with honors, 1992
University of Florida College of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1993

Professional Affiliations
Florida Bar Association:

Section Member of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law ▪ Tax Law ▪ Elder Law  ▪ General Practice Solo and Small Firm

St. Augustine Inns of Court Master of the Bench

​Estate Planning Council of the Fun Coast         

St. Johns County Women's Lawyers Association 

St. Augustine Professional Advisory Council  Chair 

for the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida

The Federalist Society

Republication National Lawyer’s Association             
St. Johns ▪  Putnam ▪  Flagler County Bar Associations 

St. Johns ▪  Putnam ▪ Flagler County Chambers of Commerce    

St. Johns County Legal Aid  - Pro Bono Honor Roll                       

Community Affiliations
St. Augustine Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellow) ▪ 
Delta Delta Delta – St. Augustine Alumni Assoc. President ▪ Memorial  Presbyterian Church ▪ Capital City Bank Community Board Member ▪ FSU Seminole Torchbearers Board of Directors (Former Chair) ▪ Seminole Boosters Inner Council Board of Directors ▪ Phi Delta Phi ▪ Omicron Delta Kappa Society

helping you find your way

At Matanzas Law Firm, P.A.  we vow to represent you with the compassion, determination, knowledge and skill you deserve.  We pride ourselves on being zealous advocates for our clients and for providing exceptional personal service.     

​ “Caring…About You…Your Family…Your Business…Your Legacy” reflects the underlying mission of all legal work that Matanzas Law Firm, P.A. performs for our clients.  Understanding that consulting a lawyer is never easy, often intimidating and involves life changing  events, Matanzas Law Firm's mission is not simply to provide outstanding legal services, but to insure that our clients have a complete understanding of the legal process. We will take the time to explain the process, answer your questions and hopefully calm your fears. Working together, we will address your legal, financial, personal and family needs beginning with your initial consultation to assess your specific case and legal options.

Your goals are our goals, and we will fight for you until we achieve them. Above all, Matanzas Law Firm, P.A. is committed to bringing the highest principals of ethics and a zeal for justice to you and your case.​