Kole J. Long is an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Special Needs Lawyers, PA where he practices Elder, Probate, Guardianship and Special Needs Trust Law. Kole is Board Certified as an Elder Law specialist by the Florida Bar.
Kole currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys and the Human Rights Committee for the Arc Tampa Bay. He also serves as the Chair of the Special Needs Trust Committee for the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar Association. He formerly served as the Chair of the Elder Law section of the Clearwater Bar Association and as a Board member of the Spina Bifida Association of Central Florida.
In addition, Mr. Long serves as Co-Trustee of the Guardian Trusts which assists individuals with disabilities in protecting their assets for use during their lifetimes without disqualifying them for much needed public benefits.
Mr. Long received his Bachelors of Business Administration with a Minor in International Business from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. He received his Law Degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to joining Special Needs Lawyers, PA and Guardian Trust, Kole clerked for the sitting Judge in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Probate Division, Clearwater. Mr. Long is admitted to the Florida Bar and is a member of the Elder Law Section and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section. Mr. Long is also a member of the Clearwater and St. Petersburg Bar Associations.
Kole is a native Floridian and currently lives in Tampa with his wife, Kelsy.