Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 4, 2012 – Laurie E. Ohall, managing attorney of the Brandon Elder Law and Estate Planning Firm, Law Offices of Laurie E. Ohall, P.A., has become board certified in Elder Law by the Florida Bar effective June 1, 2012. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar and displays an attorney’s competency and experience in their area of law.
To become board certified in elder law, Ms. Ohall was required to have demonstrated substantial involvement in the practice of Elder Law. Additionally, Ms. Ohall had to receive the recommendation of her peers, as well as successfully complete a written exam that demonstrates superior competency in the field of elder law. Ohall joins an elite group of less than 100 Florida attorneys that are certified in Elder Law and only 7 percent of all attorneys in Florida, in all practice areas combined, are board certified.
For over 15 years, Laurie Ohall has been serving the legal needs of Tampa Bay area families. It has been her mission to protect, honor and educate Florida residents. She provides Tampa area seniors and their children with piece of mind as they navigate Florida Elder Laws. Elder Law addresses legal issues involving health and personal care planning including advance directives; lifetime planning; capacity; guardianship; power of attorney; financial planning; resident rights in long-term care facilities and income, estate and gift tax matters.
Ohall is also an avid blogger, where she offers education to Florida residents about the laws affecting seniors, estate planning and probate. By committing herself to helping the elderly and their families, Ohall has assisted many people in regaining peace of mind when faced with common concerns related to an elderly individual.
The distinction of becoming board certified identifies Ms. Ohall as a lawyer with special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in elder law, and as a specialist and expert in this area of practice.
To learn more about Laurie Ohall, please visit www.ohalllaw.com
To learn more about Florida Bar Elder Law Certification, please visit http://www.floridabar.org/DIVCOM/PI/CertSect.nsf/9736b6935363096385256fd4005e5cea/70fd473ea6e3672285256fd4005c0efa!OpenDocument