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Heather C. Kirson is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney. She specializes in Medicaid Asset Protection Planning,  VA Benefits, Guardianship, Probate, Trust Administration and Special Needs Trusts. 

Heather is a VA Accredited Attorney and is currently the Secretary of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA). Heather is the former Co-Chair of the Medicaid Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar and Co-Chair of the Orange County Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee. Heather’s legal experience is enhanced by her prior career in Geriatric Care Management. 

As an associate Geriatric Care Manager, she assisted elders and their families in securing Medicaid Benefits and VA Benefits to pay for long-term care. Heather understands the sensitive issues facing elders and their families. Her experience and understanding enhance her ability to properly analyze your legal issues, and offer you individualized strategic legal advice.

Professional Associations/Recognition

  • Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney
  • Named SuperLawyer 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (RPPTL)
  • Member of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Former Co-Chair of the Medicaid Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Former Member of the Executive Council of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Member of the Guardianship Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Former Co-Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Orange County Bar Association
  • Member of the Estate, Guardianship & Trust Committee of the Orange County Bar Association
  • Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Secretary of the Executive Committee of Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA)
  • Member of the Florida State Guardianship Association (FSGA)
  • Past Member of the Best Buddies Advisory Board for Central Florida
  • Named Florida Legal Elite Up & Comer 2011
  • Recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for exceptional pro bono service in 2013
  • Named one of SuperLawyers Rising Stars of 2017 in Orlando

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