37 N. Orange Ave., Suite 500, Orlando, FL 32801
Elder Law Attorney
Attorney Shawn Smith is the founding partner and owner of the Law offices of Shawn R.H. Smith. Mr. Smith practices in the areas of wills, trusts, estates, and probate. He was born on the beautiful island of Bermuda and was raised right here in Central Florida. Mr. Smith received his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law in 2000. Attorney Smith has been practicing law for over 20 years. He started his career as a prosecutor in Pinellas County, FL. In 2006, he opened up his own practice in Orlando.
His practice focuses on the needs of older adults and their families which are often different and more specialized. The firm assists in handling financial and estate planning matters. They provide resources to aide in the day-to-day care of seniors while at a home, assisted living facility or skilled nursing facility.
Attorney Smith, handles a wide range of senior care legal matters. These include issues related to health care, long term care planning, guardianship, retirement, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, and other important matters. Due to their focus on elder law issues, they are more equipped to handle the sensitive emotional and physical needs of our beloved seniors.
His practice conducts monthly webinars and in person seminars to help educate seniors and their families to make wise decisions concerning their future. The firm practices a life care approach to managing senior care. This approach looks not just at the Legal concerns, but also the Financial and Medical challenges that seniors face. The plans they use provide strategies to assist families with solutions for long term care that maximizes one’s financial resources.
Their life care plans work through a unique system that involves a combination of legal, financial, and advocacy teams that work as one to help seniors with their care. This approach helps them develop a plan that results in the best long-term care, considering all the important factors in tandem rather then separately.
Attorney Smith is a member of the Florida Bar, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys and Florida Association of Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Smith is also a proud member of the prestigious American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning. Members of this exclusive group of attorneys are provided with up-to-date research, education, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services.
Mr. Smith is an active participant in his church and community. He sits on numerous boards and has spoken on several community panels. He enjoys spending time with his family, and teaching others about the benefits of estate planning to better prepare for their future.
Attorney Smith, hosts an informative podcasts entitled “Law Matters” found on Apple, Spotify, iTunes and YouTube. He can also be found on the radio on WOKB 1680. During his programs, Attorney Smith discusses how the law plays an integral role in our daily lives. He invites guests from around the community to speak about the law, finances, mental health, religion and life management.