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The families you serve come first for you. 

You come first for us.



WRW Legal, PLLC serves all members of the deathcare industry.  Managing Member, Wendy Russell Wiener, began her career in deathcare regulatory law 27 years ago representing insurers for whom the regulatory landscape in Florida was changing.   As regulation of preneed transitioned from the insurance code to the cemetery law, Wendy followed.  Appearances before the regulatory board in Florida resulted in the expansion of the client base she represented in Florida from insurers to cemeteries, funeral homes, industry professionals, financial institutions and others. 


Today, WRW Legal, through both Wendy and associate, Lauren R. Pettine, represents clients as counsel in Florida and as compliance consultants nationwide.  Hank Thompson, associate, brings his regulatory experience and practical experience in the deathcare industry to the practice to further the clients’ interests.


Clients of WRW Legal can expect experienced representation with a focus on responsiveness.  We understand the deathcare profession’s 24/7 requirements and work hard to support our clients when they need us.


Wendy Russell Wiener, Managing Member


Wendy received her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications – Broadcast Journalism from the University of South Florida in 1989.  She graduated from the Florida State University College of Law with honors in 1993.  She began the practice of regulatory law right away at the firm with which she had clerked throughout law school.


Nearly three decades later, Wendy continues to practice regulatory deathcare industry and regulatory insurance law, representing entities and individuals who interact with the administrative agencies that regulate all aspects of the deathcare and insurance industries.  She represents clients as counsel in Florida and as a regulatory and compliance consultant nationwide.

She represents clients in all types of licensing (for individuals and entities) and disciplinary matters, practices before the administrative tribunal, state and federal courts in Florida and interacts with regulators nationwide.


Ms. Wiener is regulatory counsel for the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (FCCFA), a frequent contributor to various national and state deathcare related publications and frequently addresses members of the deathcare industry offering regulatory and compliance guidance.

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