Meet Attorney Scott Selis

Scott A. Selis is a Florida Elder Care Law and Florida Elder Law attorney. He is the founder of Selis Elder Law of Florida.

Scott’s practice focuses on making Florida long-term care affordable for seniors who don’t have long-term care insurance, as well as, helping people create a disability and end-of-life plan that will ensure a smooth transition when they become disabled or die. Scott also handles Probate, Trust Administration and Guardianship.

Scott is one of two Florida Elder Law Attorneys of the Year in 2016, which is an award presented by the Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section. Scott also received a public service award from the Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section in 2012.

Scott serves the Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section in many roles. Currently, he serves as co-chair of the Florida Bar Elder Law Section’s Membership Committee and on the Florida Legislative and Medicaid Committees.

Until reducing his duties to focus on his new law firm, Scott served on a statewide Task Force that advocates for the Elderly and Disabled, and he was Vice Chair of the Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section responsible for overseeing its Administrative Committees. Scott was Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee until June 2017.

Scott received his undergraduate degree from the Florida State University and his Juris Doctor from Stetson University’s College of Law. Scott has been married to Kimberly since 1984, and they have had 3 children and 1 grandchild.

You can call him at 866-735-3377 or send him a message by clicking this link to use our Contact Us page. We look forward to helping you and your family.

Meet Attorney Chelsea Abend

Attorney Chelsea N. Abend has been interested in Elder law and Estate planning services since law school. At Cooley Law School, Chelsea received the Leadership Achievement Award for her work in the Elder Law Clinic. She continued her love for helping Seniors by providing estate planning services to clients throughout the Volusia County area since February 2017. In June 2018, Chelsea joined Selis Elder Law of Florida.

After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Ferris State University, Chelsea spent a year serving Livingston County, Michigan residents with developmental disabilities. Realizing she could better serve her community with a legal education, she attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

Before graduating in the top 8% of her class at Cooley, Chelsea was the Vice President of the Student Bar Association, involved in Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity and Phi Delta Phi Honors Society, and was an Associate Editor of the Adelphia Law Journal. During her externship with the Elder Law Clinic, where she did estate planning for Michigan residents, she received the Board of Directors’ Award for her outstanding service to the community. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Cooley, she joined the Michigan Bar Association as well as the Florida Bar Association.

As a member of the Volusia County Bar Association, Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach, Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, Volusia County Women Who Care, City of Daytona Beach Economic Development Advisory Board and a volunteer for Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Chelsea is dedicated to serving the community’s legal needs and understands the importance of giving back to those that have helped make this State shine.

You can call her at 866-735-3377 or send her a message by clicking this link to use our Contact Us page. We look forward to helping you and your family.

About Florida Elder Care Law


We know how complicated Florida elder law can be. You need a trusted advocate on your side who can make sure your rights, wishes and goals are honored. Our team is here to make sure you get the Florida legal representation you deserve whether you are planning for the future or you are in a crisis.

Scott chooses to bring his expertise and experience to Florida elder care law, serving clients throughout Florida, but mostly in Volusia and Flagler Counties. His goal is to help families at all stages of their life. To this end, he helps Florida seniors with long-term care questions such as how to find and pay for good care in a Florida skilled nursing facility. His focus is on helping the elderly remain at home for as long as possible and plan to protect their life’s savings from long-term care costs.

Don’t wait to discuss your Florida estate planning or elder law needs with Attorney Scott Selis. You can call him at 866-735-3377 or send him a message right here. We look forward to helping you and your family!


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