Edwin Boyer

Edwin M. Boyer is a Florida Bar board-certified elder law attorney.

He has practiced law in Sarasota, Florida, since 1978. He received his J.D. degree in 1978 from Stetson University College of Law. He is the past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a fellow in the Academy, and a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the Academy. In 2004, he received the NAELA President's Recognition Award for extraordinary contributions to NAELA. Professor Boyer practices in the area of elder law with an emphasis on guardianship, estate planning, and administration, advance directives, end-of-life issues, nursing home resident's rights, and elder exploitation. He is a co-author of the book Planning for the Elderly in Florida. He served as the Borchard Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Elder Law in the Fall 2012 semester.