The Florida Bar

Elder Law

Elder Law Section

Purpose

The Elder Law Section exists to cultivate and promote professionalism, expertise and knowledge in the practice of law regarding issues affecting the elderly and persons with special needs, and advocates on behalf of its members. The section publishes The Elder Law Advocate and presents three awards annually to section members who demonstrate a willingness to serve in the field of elder law.

Section Administrator

Leslie Reithmiller, 850-561-5625

Membership Information

Florida Bar members dues are $50 annually.

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Publications & Committees

The section provides a newsletter —The Advocate — published three times a year. Committees include: Exploitation and Abuse Committee; Estate & Financial Planning; Guardianship Committee; Government Benefits Committee; Health Care Committee; Ethics Committee; Legislative Committee; Death Care Industry Committee; Medicaid Committee; Mentor Program Committee; Newsletter Committee; The Special Needs Trust Committee; and the Veterans Benefits Committee.

Visit the Elder Law Section website to learn more.