Upcoming Events – Save the Date

Jun 23rd

Veterans Benefits: An Overview for Attorneys CLE

This course is designed for various attorneys who are interested in discovering more about the benefits available to veterans and their spouses from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

In order to register for the live presentation, please go to member.floridabar.org and register for the 2017 Florida Bar Annual Convention.

For webcast, please visit www.tinyurl.com/FloridaBarCLE2522R.

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Jun 23rd

Elder Law Section Executive Council Meeting & Reception

After the Veterans Benefits CLE, the Executive Council of the Elder Law Section will hold its meeting and reception on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Boca Raton Resort & Club during the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention.

Save the Date

Save the Date 2017 Retreat Jamaica The Florida Bar Elder Law Section

Reserve your all-inclusive hotel room.

More details coming soon.

Chair’s Message

Elder Law Section 2016-2017 Annual Report

The Elder Law Section had another fantastic and productive year and continues to serve the attorneys who protect our senior citizens and those with special needs. Our section now has 105 board certified members in elder law, an increase from 98 board certified members last year.  Our section members work tirelessly for the clients we serve but the following committees and efforts deserve special recognition.

  • Legislative Efforts — The section has established itself as an educational resource to legislators regarding all topics which affect seniors, incapacitated or vulnerable persons and persons with special needs. We work closely with legislators, appear at committee hearings, and educate legislators on any issue that affects our client population. The section expresses deep appreciation to its legislative co-chairs, William Johnson and Scott Selis and to Brian Jogerst for their efforts and to all of our active….Read more at our About Us page


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Membership to The Florida Bar Elder Law Section is open to any licensed attorney interested in the legal issues of the elderly in Florida.