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Edwin M. Boyer

Edwin M. Boyer

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Guardianship, Probate, Elder Law

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About Me

Ed Boyer is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney and partner in the law firm of Boyer & Boyer, P.A.  He has practiced Law in Sarasota, Florida since 1978.  He practices in the area of Elder Law with an emphasis on guardianship, estate planning and administration, advance health care directives, end of life decisions, and elder exploitation.  He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and was named as one of Florida's Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine in 2009.  Mr. Boyer is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law where he teaches Trusts and Estates, Survey of Florida Probate, and Guardianship.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Elder Law: 25%
    6 years
  2. Probate: 25%
  3. Guardianship: 25%
  4. Estate Planning: 25%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Gerald F. O'Brien

    I consider Ed to be one of the premier attorneys in the State of Florida. He has the highest of ethics and skills.

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    Gerald O'Brien Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Boyer & Boyer, P.A.

46 North Washington Blvd.
Suite. 21
Sarasota, FL, 34236

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing197808/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyer2009
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
President's Recognition AwardNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2004
Certifiede Elder Law AttorneyFlorida Bar1998
Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service AwardFlorida Bar1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBoyer & Boyer P.A.1995 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Canadian Center For Elder LawDistinguished Fellow2008 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysImmediate Past President2007 - Present
Florida Department of Children and Families Select Advisory Panel on Adult Protective ServicesPanel Member2007 - Present
Florida Academy of Elder Law AttorneysPast President2006 - 2007
National Academy of Elder Law Attorney'sFellow2006 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorney's Council of Advanced Practiutioner'sCharter Member2006 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, Program Committee2006 - 2008
Stetson University College of LawAdjunct Professor2004 - Present
Joint ABA/APA Conference on Legal and Clinical CapacityParticipant2003 - 2003
Florida Guardianship FoundationPast President2003 - 2004
Senior Friendship Centers of Southwest Florida Inc.President2003 - 2004
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysChair, Publications Committee2002 - 2005
Seniors vs. Crime Project of the Office of Attorney General of FloridaBoard of Directors2002 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysBoard of Directors2002 - Present
Second Annual Wingspan Conference on Guardianship LawRecorder2001 - 2001
Floirda Lt. Governor's Task force on Affordability and Availability of Long Term CareMember2001 - 2002
Florida Department of Children and Families Adult Protective Services Team - Manatee CountyChair2000 - Present
Florida Bar, Elder Law Certification CommitteePast Chair2000 - 2003
Florida Academy of Elder Law AttorneysBoard of Directors1999 - 2006
Senior Friendship Centers of Southwest Florida, Inc.Board of Directors1998 - 2004
Legal Aid of Manasota, Inc.Board of Directors1992 - 2008
State of Florida Long Term Care Ombudsman Councilmember1992 - 2003
Elder Law Section of the Florida BarMember1991 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1991 - Present
Academy of Florida Elder Law AttorneysMember1991 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
National Academy of Elder Law Attorney'sRecognizing and Resolving Nursing Home Problems: Strategies For You and Your Clients2007
Planning For The Elderly In FloridaBook Co-Author2003
National Academy of Elder Law Attorney's journalRepresenting The Client With Marginal Capacity1999

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of South FloridaSocial Science EducationM.A. Masters1975
University of South FloridaEducational LeadershipEd. S. Education Specialist (Post Graduate)1975
University of South FloridaSocial Science EducationBA - Bachelor of Arts1965

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Elder Law Certification Review CourseNursing Home Residents Rights2009
State of Florida Guardianship Examining Committee TrainingGuardianship - The Basics2008
Stat of Florida Long Term CAre Ombudsman Statewide TrainingAre Guardianship's Driving You Crazy2008
Sarasota Memorial Hospital National Advance Health CAre Directives Day ConferenceProtocol For Dying2008
National Academy of Elder Law Attorney's 20th Anniversary Symposium, Maui, HawaiiNational and International Guardianship Issues2008
Joint Canadian Conference on Elder Law/International Guardianship Network 2008The Intersection of Guardianship and Special Needs Law2008
Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorney's TeleseminarMedicaid Fair Hearings2008
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Annual SymposiumProtecting Your Nursing Home Client's2007
3rd Annual Canadian Conference on Elder LawUnderstanding Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation2007
Fundamentals of Elder Law ConferenceThe Basics of Guardianship2006
2ndrd Annual Canadian Conference on Elder LawNursing Home Residents Rights2006
Florida Bar Mediation TrainingGuardianship Mediation2004
Disability SeminarWhat Disability Lawyers Need to Know About Elder Law2004
Florida State Guardianship Association Annual MeetingMedicaid Planning, What is the Responsibility of the Court Appointed Guardian2003
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Advanced InstituteSubstituted Judgment vs. Best Interest - The Florida Experience2002
2002 Florida Judicial College ConferenceNursing Home Residents Rights2002
Stetson University College of Law Advanced International Elder Law SeminarInternational Issues in Health Care Decision Making; End of Life Decisions2001
Special Conference on Nursing Home Tort ReformSenate Bill 1202 - Nursing Home Tort Reform2001