Procino-Wells & Woodland, LLC
Michele Procino-Wells opened her Seaford office in 2004. The firm now consists of two attorneys, an Estate Planning Coordinator, an Elder Law Coordinator, a Real Estate Coordinator and several support staff. We pride ourselves on offering quality, expert legal services in a personable way. We have worked hard to become a 'boutique' firm specializing in only certain areas of law while maintaining a small-town, comfortable office atmosphere. We are sensitive to concerns about legal expenses. Each matter you bring us will be handled in the most cost-efficient and cost-effective basis possible. We use the latest technological tools for word/data processing, scanning, and computerized research to help lower costs while improving service. The combination of legal expertise with the highest quality of personal service makes Procino Wells a real gem among law firms.
Michele Procino-Wells, Esquire:
Michele Procino-Wells is a member of the bars of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the United States Tax Court. She has been practicing law since 1995.
Michele is a graduate of Laurel High School (1987), Laurel, Delaware; Penn State University (B.A., Communications, 1991), University Park/ State College, Pennsylvania; Widener University School of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 1995), Wilmington, Delaware; and Villanova University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation & Estate Planning, 1998), Villanova, Pennsylvania.
Michele started her practice at Schmittinger & Rodriguez in Dover in 1995. In 1998, she began practicing in Georgetown at George B. Smith, Attorneys at Law, which later - after she became a partner in 2000 - became known as Smith, O'Donnell, Procino & Berl, LLP. In March 2005, Michele opened her own office, now known as Procino Wells, LLC, located at 225 High Street, Seaford, Delaware. Michele concentrates her practice in estate planning and administration, real estate, elder law and business formations. She is a member of ElderCounsel, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the American, Delaware and Sussex County Bar Associations.
Michele is a past President of Soroptimist International of Seaford, Inc., and is currently the Treasurer of Soroptimist's related foundation, the Curiosity Service Foundation, Inc. Michele is a member of the Board of Directors of Nanticoke Health Services, Inc. which operates Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Delaware. She is also on the Board of the Seaford Community Swim Center, Inc. and she is a member of the Seaford Enhancement Team.
In law school, Michele was the recipient of a Certificate of Achievement, Federal Income Tax, Widener University School of Law. Michele was also a member of honor societies, Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Delta Phi. She was also a member of The Widener Law Symposium Journal, 1994-1995. She is the author of: Note, "The Death of Health Care Reform In 1994: Another Example of Congress' Inability to Enact Major Reform," 1 The Widener Law Symposium Journal, 547, 1996.
Michele resides in Seaford with her husband, John Wells and their four sons, Chase, Josh, Will and Jack. Most of Michele's "free" time is spent cheering for her boys at baseball games, football games or swim meets!
Amber B. Woodland, Esquire:
Amber B. Woodland is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware.
Amber is a graduate of Seaford Senior High School (2004), Seaford, Delaware; Flagler College (Bachelor of Arts Degree, Psychology, Cum Laude, 2007), Saint Augustine, Florida; and Regent University School of Law (J.D., 2010), Virginia Beach, Virginia. Amber also studied Spanish in 2006 at Intercultura Language School and Cultural Center in Heredia, Costa Rica.
Amber began working at Procino Wells, LLC in the summer of 2006. She continued to work part-time for the firm throughout law school.
In law school, Amber served as the Chairperson for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. She also received recognition in an article titled "Healing Healthcare Through Tax Reform," Regent Journal of Law & Public Policy, Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2010, 63, for her editing and research assistance. In addition, Amber served as a legal intern for a law office in Newport News, Virginia, where she primarily concentrated in the areas of estate and tax planning.
Amber is the current treasurer of Soroptimist International of Seaford. She is also a member of ElderCounsel; the Southern Delaware Estate Planning Council; the Seaford Enhancement Team; Omicron Delta Kappa, The National Leadership Honor Society; and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International.
Amber currently resides in Seaford, Delaware with her husband, Justin Woodland, and daughter, Layla Brooke. Most of Amber's spare time is spent with family and friends, volunteering, or traveling.