Cindy L. Szabo

Direct Dial: (302) 841-6062

Cindy Szabo concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, real estate and general corporate law. 

Cindy’s estate planning practice includes such areas as:

  • Estate and tax planning
  • Wills and revocable/irrevocable trusts
  • Living Wills/Healthcare Powers of Attorney and Durable (financial) Powers of Attorney
  • Life insurance trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, generation skipping trusts, special needs trusts and asset protection trusts
  • Charitable planning
  • Charitable trusts
  • Guardianship matters
  • Lifetime gift planning
  • Elder care and Medicaid planning

Cindy’s estate administration practice includes:

  • Assist and advise executors and trustees regarding estate and trust administration
  • Federal estate tax return and gift tax return preparation
  • Chancery Court matters regarding estate and trust administration

Cindy’s real estate practice includes:

  • Residential/commercial settlements and refinancings

Cindy’s corporate practice includes:

  • Business formation and strategic business planning, including LLCs and family limited partnerships

Prior to the formation of Ellis & Szabo, Cindy practiced with Sergovic & Ellis in Georgetown, Delaware from 2005 to 2007.  Before moving to Sussex County in 2005, Cindy practiced law for seven years with Pitney Hardin LLP (predecessor to DayPitney LLP) in its New York and Morristown, New Jersey offices.  Cindy currently lives in Rehoboth Beach with her husband and daughter.


  • Tulane Law School, J.D., 1998
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1994


  • Delaware, 2005
  • New York, 2003
  • New Jersey, 1998


  • Delaware Community Foundation, Gubernatorial Appointee to Board of Directors
  • Southern Delaware Estate Planning Council, Board of Directors
  • Delaware Technical & Community College Development Council Member and Co-Chair of Gift Planning Committee
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Sussex County Bar Association