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About me

In addition to being a board certified elder law attorney, I am a former nursing home social worker and a military veteran.  That background has been incredibly beneficial to me as I serve my clients. 


On a personal note, I enjoy living in Florida because it allows me to be outside so much of the time.  In being outside I participate in nature photography, hiking, long distance running.  when I can travel I like to visit new and different places.  I still have many places to go!


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
    19 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    19 years
  3. Estate Planning: 10%
  4. Trusts: 10%
    19 years
  5. Wills: 10%
    19 years



Hourly ($325-375/hour), Fixed (always), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Hill Law Group

2033 54th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL, 337142002


FLMember in Good Standing199701/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)National Elder Law Academy2005
Board Certified in Elder LawThe Florida Bar2003
Chief Judge's AwardThirteenth Judicial Circuit Court1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorStetson University College of Law2009 - Present
Attorney/PartnerHill Law Group, PA2002 - Present
Program AttorneyThirteenth Judicial Circuit Court1997 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Suncoast Estate Planning CouncilMember2011 - Present
PARCBoard Member2011 - Present
Gulfport Senior Center FoundationBoard Member2009 - 2013
Florida BarBoard of Legal Specialization and Education2008 - 2011
Florida Bar, Elder Law SectionChair, UPL Committee2007 - 2009
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1998 - Present
Academy of Florida Elder Law AttorneysMember1997 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
FCCFA ChroniclePre-Planning & Post-Mortem: Whose Right is it Anyway?2011
Inside The Minds: Elder Law Health Care StrategiesCompassionate Client Centered Elder Law2008
Inside The Minds: Elder Law Health Care StrategiesLong Term Care Considerations2008
Quick Guide to Elder LawQuick Guide to Elder Law2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Christopher Newport UniversitySocial WorkBA - Bachelor of Arts in Social Work1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Elder Care Planning for SnowbirdsPlanning for Snowbirds - Elder law and estate plans2011
Elder ConcertGuardianship and the Courts2008
Fundamental Issues in Elder LawMedicare2007
Estate, Financial & Health Care Planning for Elder ClientsPre Mortem Options2007
Estate Planning with Medicaid in MindEstate Planning with Mediciad in Mind2007