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



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

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Law Offices of Emma Hemness

309 N Parsons Ave
Brandon, FL, 33510


FLMember in Good Standing199506/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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
Association namePosition nameDuration
Medicaid Committee, Elder Law SectionCo-Chair2010 - Present
Special Needs AllianceMember2007 - Present
Florida BarMember1995 - Present
Florida Bar, Elder Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Probate and Trust Litigation CommitteeMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Academy of Florida Elder Law AttorneysBoard MemberN/A
Brandon Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Better Living for Seniors of Hillsborough CountyPresident2011 - 2012
West Central Florida Area Agency on AgingChair2009 - 2012
Elder Law Section, Florida BarChair2007 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Protecting Assets for Your Spouse whose is Ill.Asset protection accomplished
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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