Uniting knowledge & know-how, the Elder Law College faculty offer the expertise critical to our students success.
Scott M. Solkoff is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law. He operates Solkoff Legal, P.A. a law firm that exclusively represents the elderly, those with special needs and their caregivers. Qualifications Scott is a graduate of the University of Florida and earned his juris doctor degree, with honors, from Nova Southeastern University. He is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Scott has served as Chair of The Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section, as President of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, and as a Director of both the Florida State Guardianship Association … Continued
Jan Friedlund Henderson boasts a 30-year career in mid and senior management positions as administrator of several law firms, including a mid-sized firm in Denver, Colorado, as director at Wang Laboratories, and as division manager of the U.S. District Court of Arizona in Tucson from 1991 through 1997. She possesses a BA in Biology from the Colorado Women’s College, a paralegal degree from Denver Paralegal Institute, and a Masters Degree in Judicial Administration from the University of Denver College of Law. From 1997 through 2009, Jan was employed as County Executive for Teton County (Jackson Hole), Wyoming, where she supervised … Continued
Nathan Estrada was born and raised in South Texas. After pursuing a degree in the arts at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, he fell into the area of law rather unexpectedly. After learning his trade the old fashioned way he has paved a trail of success as a marketer. He has worked as a Marketing Director specializing in law. First starting out as a marketer for a boutique Business and Commercial firm, he moved on to work in Construction litigation. He’s operated every facet of marketing having to be a full marketing department in one person. Now he brings his expertise in … Continued
Patrick Clifford is one of our Ambassadors and faculty at Elder Law College. He was born and raised in Southern California. He earned his bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1989. Mr. Clifford worked for five years as a paralegal before attending law school at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He graduated law school with highest honors in December of 1997 and was admitted to practice law in California in 1998. Mr. Clifford practiced as a civil litigator for 18 years in California and was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 2013. … Continued
Brandon Arkin is an Elder Law attorney with Solkoff Legal, P.A. representing the elderly, the disabled and their caregivers in all facets of Elder Law including Estate Planning, Asset Protection Planning, Public Benefits, Incapacity Planning, Veteran Benefits, and Special Needs Planning. Brandon gained a passion for helping the elderly after watching his own family struggle to afford the care his grandparents needed. He operates as an Ambassador and Faculty member for Elder Law College. He witnessed how his family was harmed by misinformation regarding Public Benefits and the difficulties they had in navigating the governmental bureaucracy involved with obtaining Medicaid … Continued
Heather Samuels is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law. Ms. Samuels is the Managing Attorney with Solkoff Legal, P.A., concentrating her practice in the areas of Medicaid and Veterans Asset Protection Planning, Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, and Guardianship. She is one of our Faculty at Elder Law College, teaching on a variety of topics and gladly assists our members on various matters. As an attorney, Heather understands that her role is not only to be an advocate, but also to listen and counsel. With a background in feminism and civil rights, Heather … Continued