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.
Beck is an experienced guardianship paralegal who joined The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller in August 2023. She earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and minor in accounting from the University of Central Florida. Beck started her career working in contracting and procurement for a major oil and gas company in New Orleans, LA before becoming a guardianship paralegal. Beck is originally from London, England, and in her spare time, enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, traveling and socializing with friends and family.
Susan graduated from Indiana State University in 1973 with a B. S. degree in Social Science and Library Science and was a high school teacher for a short time in Indiana and Ohio. In 1993 she earned a Paralegal Degree from Seminole Community College. She has been working as a legal assistant and paralegal with law firms since 1987, most recently, with Morgan & Morgan as a litigation paralegal for 10 years. Susan joined The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller in April 2023, working as a part-time legal assistant. Susan enjoys gardening and genealogy research.
Sabrina joined The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller in May of 2023. With over 20 years of experience in customer service and administrative support, Sabrina is attentive to clients’ needs and challenges, with an attention to detail. Prior to joining the firm, Sabrina worked at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City for 12 years. After relocating to the Sunshine State, Sabrina worked at Mestdagh, Wall and Hamilton in Winter Park. As the Marketing Coordinator, Sabrina ensures the vision of the firm is conveyed in the community and is the contact person for events and speaking engagements. Sabrina loves spending time with her husband and two kids. She also enjoys traveling and relaxing on the beach.
Natashia has worked in the customer experience industry for 20 years, including working at Disney. She joined The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller in January 2023. Natashia is a Florida native born in Port Saint Lucie; she has lived in Central Florida since 2016. Natashia is dedicated to the clients, has a strong eye for detail and works diligently to provide an excellent client experience. Natashia loves to go to local markets, festivals, and volunteers within her community. She enjoys reading, watercolor painting, and spending time with her husband and their cat Torvi.