25 Years Of Experience In Elder Law, Guardianship And Estates

Michelle R. Hollister


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Practice Areas

  • Elder Law


Michelle Hollister is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney and has holds a master’s in business administration. She is a member of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar; Vice President of the Palm Beach chapter of the Florida State Guardianship Association and is a Past President of the National Guardianship Association. In addition, Michelle is also on the board of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. Michelle is an accredited attorney with the Veteran’s Administration.

Michelle has an elder law practice in Boca Raton with a focus on the long-term care needs of her clients as well as guardianship and estate planning. Previously, Michelle was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush as the Executive Director of the Statewide Public Guardianship Office (currently known as the Office of Public and Professional Guardianship) and she continued in this role for Governor Crist’s administration.

Michelle has participated on numerous state and local committees and workgroups, including Governor Bush’s Blue-Ribbon Panel on the Developmentally Disabled, Governor Bush’s Workgroup on Guardianship and the Developmentally Disabled, and the Florida Department of Children & Families Select Advisory Panel on Adult Protective Services. In addition, Michelle provided testimony to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee regarding pending legislation affecting elders in the United States and Michelle was invited to participate in the 2015 White House Conference on Aging.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Professional Associations

  • The Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Board of Directors of the National Guardianship Association

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Elder Law by the Florida Bar

Current Employment Positions

  • Attorney