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Melanie Holliman
Charter Member
Elder Law

2491 Pelham Pkwy, Pelham, AL 35124, USA


Melanie B. Holliman enjoys solving problems for people and helping them reach their goals during her twelve years of legal experience in Alabama and Tennessee. She listens, learns your circumstances, helps you plan, and find solutions tailored to your specific situation. These solutions become a course of action that produces a brighter tomorrow for you and your loved ones. Melanie has become especially knowledgeable in the field of special needs planning and has set up numerous special needs trusts throughout Alabama, in addition to providing advice to clients, attorneys, and other professionals on establishing special needs trusts and properly administering them. As a result, Melanie is a frequent guest speaker at local events. She earned her B.A. from Athens State University before attending Samford University, where she earned her J.D.

Patricia Howlett
Featured Lawyer
Elder Law

22 Evelyn Rd, West Islip, NY 11795, USA


Patricia Howlett has been licensed for 28 years and handles cases in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Litigation. She attended Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and has an office in West Islip, NY

Miles P. Hurley
Charter Member
Elder Law

100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 650, Atlanta, GA 30339


Miles Hurley is an Elder Law attorney in his own private practice located in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Hurley attended Georgia State University College of Law. Hurley provides legal services to the elderly people based on issues associated with aging, such as retaining quality of life, independence, and financial security. He is one of the leading attorneys in the state of Georgia with elevated knowledge, experience and skills that have enabled him to be considered a certified elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF). Mr. Hurley’s areas of practice include Medicaid Planning, Asset Protection, Wills Trusts and Powers of Attorney, Veteran’s Aid and Attendance, Probate, Guardianship and Conservatorship, Lifecare Planning and Aging Ally. Mr. Hurley is affiliated with many different professional organizations and associations including serving as the President of the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a Committee Member of the Practical Development/Practice Management, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a Founding member and Vice President of the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association, the Chair of the Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and many, many more. In addition to being recognized for excellence by Lawyers of Distinction, Mr. Hurley has also earned any honors, awards and accolades including being given a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review “AV rating” from which symbolizes extremely high professional ethics and distinguished legal abilities.

Donna Jackson
Charter Member
Elder Law

10404 Vineyard Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73120


Donna J. Jackson is a nationally recognized attorney, authority, speaker and educator in estate planning. Ms. Jackson is a CPA and holds a Master Degree (LL.M.) in Elder Law. Ms. Jackson has over 28 years of legal experience. She limits her practice to estate planning with an emphasis on Medicaid, VA Benefits and special needs planning, including trusts, special needs trusts, wills, durable power of attorneys and living wills. In addition, Ms. Jacksons practice includes taxes, corporate, trust, individual, gift and estate, probates and business organizations, including corporations, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. Ms. Jackson obtained a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1988, and LL.M. in Elder Law from Stetson College of Law in Florida.

Carol Anne Johnson
Charter Member
Elder Law

325 Main Street, Seneca, SC 29678


Carol is admitted to practice law within the States of Florida and South Carolina and is a member, in good standing, of the Florida Bar, The South Carolina Bar, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Oconee Bar Association, and the Professional Advisors Committee of the SPCA. Until recently, Carol was a long-time appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation Community Law Program – a program founded to offer legal assistance in many areas of law for those in our community who cannot otherwise afford an attorney. Carol has received recognition from the Florida Bar for her many hours of pro bono service provided on behalf of foster children and others in our community. Carol is a frequent guest lecturer on the topic of “Special Needs” for community mental health groups and educational institutions, such as, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Columbia University, in NYC, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Clemson University, the Speakers Bureau for the Florida Bar, and the South Carolina Bar CLE Commission.