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. 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”!
Public Benefits Coordinator
Susan joined our team in January, 2020 and works as a Public Benefits Coordinator in the firm’s Public Benefits Department. Susan graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA in Psychology. After a year of teaching English in Nagoya, Japan, Susan returned to Orlando and began her career with the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families (DCF). When she retired in April of 2017, she was an Operations Management Consultant, supervising the Central Regions Hearings Unit and the Adult Medicaid Escalations Unit, a job she truly loved. Her expertise and experience are compared to none. In her free time, Susan travels the world, having visited Scotland, England, Turkey, India and Nepal this past year.
Jennifer joined our team in November 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer worked for a medical malpractice company in NYC. She then moved to Orlando, the City Beautiful, to work for a local law firm. Jennifer spent four (4) years at that firm and it was that experience that sparked her interest in the law. Jennifer is currently pursuing her degree in Paralegal Studies at Valencia College. In her free time, Jennifer loves to listen to music, spend quality time with family and friends and expand her passion in home interior decor. Jennifer speaks fluent Spanish and is one of the friendly voices answering your calls. Jennifer also has the important job of properly managing and disseminating all documents delivered to our office.
Marketing Coordinator and Client Liaison
Keyania joined The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller’s team in January, 2021 as a Marketing Coordinator and Client Liaison. With over fifteen years of experience in executive & administrative support, customer service, and office management, Keyania is exceptionally skilled at building effective relationships with clients of all walks of life. The last of 7 siblings, she was born and raised in Boston by determined, industrious Jamaican immigrant parents, who later became successful entrepreneurs themselves. Her work ethic and integrity are incomparable. Graduating with her associates degree in Entertainment Business from Baystate College in Boston, MA Keyania developed a passion for event planning and marketing, where she tried her own hand at entrepreneurship while living in Boston and Atlanta. A devoted mother of two, she enjoys spending her free time traveling with her family and friends.