Our Administrative Staff
Linda Hayes is a Florida Registered and Certified Paralegal specializing in probate and guardianship. She received her paralegal degree in 1998 and has worked in the legal field since 2002. Linda started out as a Trial Clerk for the Orange County Clerk of Court in the criminal division. She has worked in the probate and guardianship field for over 15 years. She transitioned her role to office manager in 2015. She is compassionate and understanding in dealing with difficult situations. In her off time, Linda enjoys reading, going to the movies and spending time with her daughter.
Director of Public Benefits
Fanny began her career in the healthcare industry which later spurred her passion for assisting the disabled. She has been working with public benefits since 2005. Fanny graduated from Temple University with a degree in Psychology. She is also a graduate of Leadership Orlando Class 101. As a mother of two girls, Fanny enjoys traveling, martial arts, and cooking with her children.
Florida Registered Paralegal
Debbie earned a degree in legal studies and is a Florida Registered Paralegal. Her previous experience includes work as a county civil trial clerk to five judges in the judicial system and as a civil litigation paralegal. For more than 16 years her work has primarily been in the areas of probate, guardianship, trust administration and estate planning. Debbie enjoys kayaking, camping and exploring Florida’s natural beauty during her time off.
Best Buddies Ambassador
Elyse is from an Air Force family and has lived all over the USA. In 2007 she was the first person with Downs Syndrome to graduate from Oviedo High School in Florida. She swam on the varsity swim team and participated in their dance program. Her dream was to go to college and attend University of Central Florida. In 2015, her lifelong dream came true, she became a full-fledged UCF Knight! On August 12th 2019, as part of the Best Buddies Jobs Program, Elyse joined the Elder Law firm of Kirson and Fuller. Elyse continues to advocate for individuals with IDD and spread her personal message “With open minds and open hearts, together we can do anything”!
Josh Vastola joined the firm in November 2020. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BS in Mathematics. Josh is the second of four boys, and has lived in Central Florida for his entire life. In his free time, Josh likes to play racquetball and spend time with his friends.
Joyce joined the firm in October 2021. With over 25 years’ experience in senior executive assisting and administrative support, Joyce is extremely detailed oriented and exceptionally skilled. Prior to joining the Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller, she was employed at Tupperware for 20 years. Joyce has also worked at Maguire Voorhis, Wells PA in Orlando and at Kaye Scholer Law Firm in New York city.
Mother of two girls, Joyce is a native New Yorker who attended New York University as a dance major. She is an avid animal lover, enjoys Yoga, and long-distance running. She also enjoys relaxing on the beach and traveling the country.