JoAnn, principal of the Law Offices of JoAnn Leigh Gramm, P.A., began her preparation for becoming a lawyer at the City University of New York, earning a B.A. in History, Magna Cum Laude. She followed with a Juris Doctorate in Law from Rutgers University School of Law, and a Masters of Law in Taxation from Temple University.
JoAnn put these credentials to work serving as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Superior court of New Jersey. The next six years were spent practicing law with a New Jersey firm while also teaching Business Law at Stockton State College (Galloway, NJ).
Branching out on her own, JoAnn established a private practice in New Jersey limited to Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Elder Law and Medicaid Planning.
In time, Joann was drawn to the warm Florida climate where in January 2005, she set up a practice in Jacksonville to continue her focus on Estate Planning, Probate Administration, Guardianships, Wills, and Trusts.
JoAnn is member of the St. Johns Chamber of Commerce, the Florida Bar Real Property and Probate Division, and Uptown Civitan Jacksonville.
JoAnn is a former officer of Project Care, a non-profit organization assisting the elderly in the community. She has organized fund raising activities and coordinated with other non-profits to provide seminars on issues of importance to the elderly. She has also offered seminars on the role of attorneys, non-profits and the community in assisting this segment of the population.