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Emma Sleeth Hemness
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Emma Sleeth Hemness

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Elder Law: 70%
    17 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-325/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Emma Hemness

309 N Parsons Ave
Brandon, FL, 33510

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199505/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Member of the YearFlorida Bar, Elder Law Section2011
Top 50 Women Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super Lawyer in Elder LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super Lawyer in Elder LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super Lawyer in Elder LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Member of the Year, Florida ChapterNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2008
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2005
Board Certification in Elder LawFlorida Bar, Elder Law Section2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Board Certified Elder Law AttorneyLaw Office of Emma Hemness PA1998 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Better Living for Seniors of Hillsborough CountyPresident2011 - 2012
Medicaid Committee, Elder Law SectionCo-Chair2010 - Present
West Central Florida Area Agency on AgingChair2009 - 2012
Special Needs AllianceMember2007 - Present
Elder Law Section, Florida BarChair2007 - 2008
Florida BarMember1995 - Present
Florida Bar, Probate and Trust Litigation CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Elder Law SectionMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Academy of Florida Elder Law AttorneysBoard MemberN/A
Brandon Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Protecting Assets for Your Spouse whose is Ill.Asset protection accomplished

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Florida Southern CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Certification Review Course in Elder LawMedicaid2012
Certification Review Course in Elder LawMedicaid2011
AFELA UnProgramHot Topics in Medicaid Reform2011