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Center for Excellence in Elder Law

Access and Justice for All™

The Center for Excellence in Elder Law was established to meet the increasing need for legal education and research in the field of law and aging. The Center provides legal education to law students, attorneys, and judges in the field of elder and special needs law and produces scholarly research and writing on issues impacting those who are older and/or have special needs.

Students who wish to focus their studies on elder law can apply for acceptance into the concentration in Elder Law. Attorneys who wish to gain knowledge about the practice of elder law can apply for admission to the LL.M. in Elder Law program. Applications due  December 1 (Spring entry) and August 1 (Fall entry).

For more information, please contact us at or 727-562-7393.

Academic Programs

LL.M. in Elder Law
M.J. in Aging, Law and Policy
M.J. in Healthcare Compliance
J.D. Certificate of Concentration
Elder Law Courses

Conferences and Webinars

» 2020 Fundamentals of Special Needs Trust Administation Webinar

» 2020 Practical Ethics Webinar - When Guardians Go Wrong: What's an Attorney To Do?

» 2020 Special Needs Trusts Conference (Coming Soon!)

» Past Conferences and Webinars

Center for Excellence in Elder Law Resources

Advisory Board
Eleazer Courtroom - Nation's First Elder Friendly Courtroom
Equal Access to Justice, TIPS Videos
Journal of Comparative and International Aging Law & Policy
Nondiscrimination Policy (PDF)

Video: Stetson's Elder Law Faculty

National Conference on Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trusts

Vinoy Hotel
Stetson's Special National Conference on Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trusts will provide an in depth review of major issues presented in special needs planning and in the creation, administration and monitoring of special needs trusts.

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