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 embraces the importance of tikkun olam—a Jewish phrase that means “heal the world”—a practice that requires the performance of “mitzvot” or good deeds, the exercise of social understanding and equality for everyone, and adherence to ethical practices to improve society as a whole.