• State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, J.D. 1979
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 1974; M.A., 1976


  • 1986 – Present
    Solo practitioner Law Office of Jane E. Hendricks. General civil practice with a focus on bioethics, guardianship and probate.
  • 1982 – 1986
    ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL, Miami Beach, FL (Risk Management and In-House Legal Services)
  • Summers of 1983 -1984
    Adjunct Professor – MBA Program UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI “Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration”
  • 1980 – 1982
    HEALTH SYSTEMS AGENCY OF SOUTH FLORIDA, (presently known as Health Council of South Florida) a state agency regulating hospitals. Associate Planner and Legal Advisor.
  • 1983 – Present
    Numerous presentations throughout Florida to health care providers and general public on ethical/legal issues in medicine. Guest on several media programs addressing such issues.

Professional Associations:

  • Florida Bar Elder Law Section
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
  • Alachua Chamber of Commerce
  • Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section


  • Continuing Legal Education “Current Bioethical Issues in Health Law:
    Reproductive Issues.” (Florida Bar Mid-Year Meeting January 12, 1989)
  • Continuing Legal Education Florida Guardianship Law and Practice:
    Chapter 4 “Health Care Surrogates” and Chapter 5 “Durable Powers of Attorney” November, 1991.
  • Miami Medicine – (publication of Dade County Medical Association)
    February 1991 “End-of-Life Decision-Making Modality Options”
  • Continuing Legal Education “Ethical Issues Involved in Decisions to Withdraw, Withhold or Deny Medical Care” (Florida Bar Annual Meeting June 26, 1997)
  • Florida Bioethics Network News – January, 1999 “The Philosophy of Guardianship”
  • Florida Bioethics Network News – August, 2000. “Recent Changes in End-Of-Life Legislation”

Fields of practice: end-of-life and advance directives issues, guardianship, probate and estate planning.