The Florida Bar

Elder Law

Elder Law Section

Section Website

Section Members and Officers

Certified Elder Law Attorneys

Organized 1991


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.


Section administrator phone number

General CLE information.


The section provides a newsletter —The Advocate — published three times a year. Members are encouraged to submit articles to Genny Bernstein  and Heather Samuels.


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.


Florida Bar Member Dues $50 Annually – Please contact Leslie Reithmiller, program administrator, for information.

Membership Application in Word format.