My practice is dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities with legal their issues.
Steven E. Hitchcock is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, who practices in the areas of Social Security Disability Law, SSI and Medicaid, Special Needs Trusts, Guardianship and Guardian Advocacy, Long Term Care Planning, Veteran's Benefits law, Estate Planning and Probate and Trust Administration.
Mr. Hitchcock received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from Union University in upstate New York. Mr. Hitchcock received his Law Degree, Cum Laude, with a Certificate of Concentration in Elder Law, and his LL.M. in Elder Law, with Distinction, from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida.
He is a member of the Elder Law, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Health Law and Administrative Law sections of the Florida Bar. Mr. Hitchcock is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA) and the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP).
Mr. Hitchcock is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida, the United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida, and is accredited to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Mr. Hitchcock is active in the local community, providing service to those less fortunate members of the community by assisting local charitable organizations in providing pro-bono clinics and workshops. He has also served as Court Appointed Counsel in Guardianship, also Court Appointed Attorney Ad Litem, and Guardian Ad Litem.
Mr. Hitchcock is also a registered Pharmacist licensed in the State of Florida.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2006||09/29/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certified - Elder Law||Florida Bar||2012|
|Professor of Disability Law||Stetson Unversity College Of Law||2016 - Present|
|Attorney||Hitchcock Law Group||2015 - Present|
|Partner||Special Needs Lawyers, P.A.||2007 - 2015|
|Co-Trustee||Guardian Trust||2007 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Advocare Trust||Director||2018 - Present|
|Academy of Special Needs Planners||N/A||2011 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Elder Law Section||Chair Elect||2019 - 2020|
|Florida Bar, Elder Law Section||Treasurer||2016 - 2017|
|Florida Bar, Elder Law Section||Secretary||2015 - 2016|
|Clearwater Bar Association||Board of Directors||2013 - 2017|
|Clearwater Bar Foundation||Trustee||2012 - 2017|
|Stetson University College of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||2012|
|Stetson University College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Albany College of Pharmacy||BS - Bachelor of Science||1989|
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