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Stephanie M Edwards

Elder law Attorney at Saint Petersburg, FL

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Learn Stephanie’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Elder law
    30%
    Including long-term care planning, incapacity planning, Medicaid planning, Medicaid applications and Veterans Administration pension benefits (aid and attendance).

  2. Estate planning
    20%
    Including Personalized Wills and Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Surrogates and Living Wills.

  3. Probate
    20%
    Including Trust Administration

  4. Trusts
    15%
    Including Special Needs Trusts

  5. Wills and living wills
    10%

  6. Medicaid and medicare
    5%
    Including Medicaid long-term care planning and applications.

Compassion, education, and individual attention - these are the principles that guide the team at Edwards Elder Law, P.A. in helping their clients. Founding attorney Stephanie M. Edwards believes this philosophy can demystify the elder law, estate planning, Medicaid and probate experience for her clients, and she utilizes these principles to gently guide her clients through some of life's difficult decisions.

Edwards Elder Law offers legal guidance for Florida senior citizens and their families with Personalized Wills and Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Surrogates, Long-Term Care and Incapacity Planning, Medicaid Determination and Planning and Probate and Trust Administration.

Stephanie M. Edwards received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, her J.D. from the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law and her LL.M. in Elder Law from Stetson University College of Law. She holds memberships in various professional organizations including the Elder Law Section of the Florida State Bar, St. Petersburg Bar Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Counsel and Wealth Counsel.  She is also an Adjunct Professor at Stetson University College of Law.  

Whether planning for the future or seeking immediate care and crisis assistance, Edwards Elder Law is there for its clients, providing them with understanding and peace of mind.

 

Licensed for 13 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2009
Updated 11/23/2022

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

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Edwards Elder Law, P.A.
2510 1st Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33713

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Education

  • University of Virginia
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
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  • University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
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  • Stetson University College of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • N/A

Associations

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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  • Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys
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  • WealthCounsel
  • N/A
  • ElderCounsel
  • N/A
  • Florida Bar, Elder Law Section
  • N/A
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Probate and Guardianship Section
  • N/A
  • Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Memory Disorders Center at St. Anthony's Hospital
  • Elder Law and Estate Planning
  • 2020

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (3)
Elder law Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Stephanie Edwards is an excellent elder law attorney. Her devotion to her clients and cases is a role model to other attorneys. You are in good hands with Stephanie as your attorney."
Elder law Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've worked with Attorney Edwards on several shared cases. She is brilliant, ethical, compassionate and an overall pleasure to work with. I have referred several family members and friends to her because I can trust that she will take great care of them."
Elder law Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Stephanie is an accomplished attorney with a level of professionalism, responsiveness and balanced approach to the practice of law that clients deserve."
Elder law Attorney | Jun 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Stephanie for over 20 years. She's dedicated, consicientious, hard working, knowledgeable and client-focused...all qualities you want in an attorney!"
Elder law Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Stephanie Edwards is an outstanding, dedicated professional who focuses on the needs of her clients and ensures that the planning they do is what is needed to accomplish their goals. She is smart, thoughtful and kind. If you are looking for an attorney who will provide the best possible service to you, I cannot recommend anyone more strongly."
Estate planning Attorney | May 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Stephanie is a hardworking, caring and dedicated estate planning attorney. I've spent time with her and I know she would always do her very best to assist her clients in their estate planning needs. I would certainly recommend her!"
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Saint Petersburg Elder law Lawyer Stephanie M Edwards
Stephanie M Edwards
Elder law Attorney
Saint Petersburg, FL
Licensed for 13 years
Free Consultation