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Charles F. Robinson is a Board Certified Elder Law Attorney in Clearwater, who specializes in Elder Law, including asset protection planning (Medicaid), incapacity planning, veterans benefits planning, disability planning, special needs planning, probate, and fiduciary services (trust and estate administration).  He is a futurist with special focus on the future of the legal profession.

Charlie has been a practicing attorney in Clearwater since 1967,  He is a popular speaker with  professionals and lay people locally as well as nationally on the topics of Elder Law and the Future of the Legal Profession.  Charlie received his AA Degree from St. Petersburg Junior College and his BA and JD degrees from the University of Florida.

Charlie Robinson is a community leader who exemplifies the passion, integrity, and long-term commitment to the community of our founder, Dr. William E. Hale, a brilliant light, carrying the torch of hope for all the special members of our society and for all the most needy in our world, a true Champion of Hope.

Charlie and Dr. Hale collaborated on projects in the community from time to time and Dr. Hale would say, ‘Charlie, people don’t know how much  you have done for the elders in this community.’  We think that’s a very true statement.  Charlie has made a phenomenal difference in our community, our region, and our state, in the area of elder law and special needs.  He is a wealth of knowledge and quite willing to share it, be it on a board or committee, by presenting at a meeting or conference, or by involving himself in activities which serve to enhance the  lives of older persons and/or those with special needs.  He is one of this area’s strongest advocates for seniors and also a person with a great heart and great personality.  Much like Dr. Hale, no one can walk away from Charlie not feeling respected and encouraged.  He gives people hope that all is not lost.

  • Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Florida Bar Foundation.
  • Fellow of The College of Law Practice Management.
  • Charlie was awarded the Charlotte Brayer Public Service Award by The Florida Bar Elder Law Section in 2006 for his outstanding contributions to the elderly.
  • Charlie was a member of the special Public Policy Task Force that was awarded the “Outstanding Member Award” by The Florida Bar Elder Law Section in 2005.
  • Charlie was a member of the Medicaid Task Force that was awarded the “Outstanding Member Award” by The Florida Bar Elder Law Section in 2004.
  • Charlie received the Judge E. Earl Zehmer Award from the Florida Bar for contributions to legal technology exemplifying commitment to bring the legal profession into the Information Age.
  • Charlie was the recipient of the “Outstanding Member” award from the Florida Academy of Elder Law Attorneys in 1994.
  • Charlie was named one of eight small firm Lawyers of the Year by the newspaper, Lawyers Weekly USA.
  • Charlie has been named a Super Lawyer in the area of Elder Law in the Florida Super Lawyers andFlorida Trend’s  Florida Legal Elite.