Deborah A. Wainey

Fort Myers,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Medicaid Hearings
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Elder Abuse
  • Elder Care
  • Elder Rights
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Advance Directives
  • Conservatorship
  • Elder Guardianship
  • Guardianship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Incompetency Proceedings
  • Probate Administration
  • Living Wills
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Living Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Wills
University Baldwin-Wallace College, B.A., cum laude, 1987
Law SchoolCleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1990
Admitted1991, Ohio; 1992, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2008, Florida; 2009, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Memberships Lee County and Ohio State Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys.
BornCleveland, Ohio, March 5, 1959

Recipient: Chief Justice Samuel H. Silbert Award, Cleveland State Law Review; Outstanding Achievement Award, Cleveland State Law Review. Author: "Voluntary Active Euthanasia: The Ultimate Act of Care for the Dying," 37 Clev. St. L. Rev. 645, 1989; "Power of Attorney, Guardianship and Conservatorship," Elder Law Desk Reference, Ohio State Bar Association, Elder Law Committee, 1993; "The Role of a 'Medicaid Payback Trust' in Personal Injury Awards Granted to Disabled Persons," Ohio Lawyer (March/April 1994); "Nursing Homes: A Consumer Perspective," Ohio Lawyer (Sept./Oct. 1994); "Preventing Family Feuds," Trial (April 2009). Certified Veteran Administration Accredited Attorney.


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Deborah A. Wainey

6843 Porto Fino Circle
Fort MyersFL 33912


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