Heather C. Kirson

Top rated Elder Law attorney in Orlando, Florida

The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller
Heather C. Kirson
The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller

Practice Areas: Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2007

Education: Florida A&M University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2017

The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller

1407 E. Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801 Visit website

Details

Attorney Heather C. Kirson is founder and managing partner at The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Kirson is a Florida Bar Board Certified Attorney in Elder Law and a VA Accredited Attorney.  Ms. Kirson specializes in the practice on elder law; which includes Medicaid Asset Protection Planning throughout the State of Florida.  In Central Florida, Ms. Kirson focuses on the practice of Guardianship, Probate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning and Special Needs Trusts.  

Ms. Kirson has been licensed to practice law since 2007 and has more than 13 years of experience in elder law.  Prior to practicing elder law, Ms. Kirson was an associate geriatric care manager, with many years of helping elders and their families.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Kirson has been recognized for her accomplishments in the legal industry. In 2011, she was named a Florida “Legal Elite Up and Comer” by Florida Trend magazine and was honored for her pro bono service by the Florida Supreme Court in 2013.  In 2020, Ms. Kirson was recognized as Legal Elite in elder law, by Florida Trend.

Active in the various professional organizations, Ms. Kirson belongs to the Elder Law Section and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. She previously served as the Co-Chair of the Medicaid Committee of the Florida Bar.  Currently Ms. Kirson is the President-Elect of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA).

Ms. Kirson is also active in the Orange County Bar Association and belongs to the Florida State Guardianship Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).  Ms. Kirson is a frequent speaker on elder law issues throughout the State of Florida.

Ms. Kirson holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Rollins College, Hamilton Holt.  She received her law degree from Florida A&M University College of Law.

Practice areas

Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 90% Elder Law
  • 10% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 2007, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.kirsonfuller.com/attorneys/heather-c-kirson/

Educational Background:
  • Rollins College
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Past Co-Chair of the Medicaid Committee of the Florida Elder Law Section
  • Member of Executive Committee of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA)., 2018
  • Member of the Guardianship Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Member of the Florida State Guardianship Association (FSGA)
  • Member of the Orange County Bar Association: Estate, Guardianship & Trust Committee 
  • Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Member of the Guardianship Committee of the Florida Bar
  • Former Co-Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Orange County Bar Association
  • Past Co-Chair of the Orange County Bar Elder Law Committee
  • Member of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA)
  • Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (RPPTL)
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney
  • VA Accredited Attorney
Honors/Awards:
  • , Named Florida Legal Elite in Elder Law, Legal Elite, 2020
  • Recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for exceptional pro bono service in 2013
  • Recognized as a Super Lawyer in Elder Law 2018, 2019 & 2020, Super Lawyers, Super Lwayers
  • Named Florida Legal Elite Up & Comer, 2011

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Heather is a brilliant attorney. I recently co-counseled a case with her firm and was very impressed!”

“Heather is a caring and compassionate elder law attorney. I never hesitate to send my clients to her for estate planning, special needs planning, probate, or any other elder law issue. She’s stellar.”

“I have known Heather for many years. She is always willing to help a fellow attorney with questions and is very determined and compassionate. She is a true leader and a fantastic and knowledgeable attorney!”

Office location for Heather C. Kirson

1407 E. Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: 866-781-6703

Selections

7 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2017

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Top 50: Orlando Super Lawyers: 2022

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