- Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., 1979, with honors)
- Ohio State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1976)
- Real Estate
- All Florida State Courts
- The Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section)
- Hillsborough County Bar
Ms. Macfarlane joined the firm in 1989. She started her legal career in Dayton, Ohio, and moved to Tampa, Florida in 1986. She is a shareholder, board member and former chairperson of the firm.