Samah T. Abukhodeir

Florida Elder Law Attorney

Samah T. Abukhodeir

Florida Elder Law Attorney

Samah T. Abukhodeir

Florida Elder Law Attorney

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Samah (“Sam”) T. Abukhodeir is a founding partner of The Florida Medicaid Planning & Elder Law Firm.  She was born and raised in Lake Wales, Florida. Following high school, Ms. Abukhodeir moved to Tallahassee, Florida, to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a Minor in Arabic and Child Development at Florida State University. Ms. Abukhodeir obtained her Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law, where she was on the Dean’s List and earned two CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Islamic/Sharia Law and Judicial Externship.

While in law school, Ms. Abukhodeir worked as a Graduate Assistant to Law Professor Cyra Choudhury and was a judicial intern for the Honorable Marisa Tinkler Mendez, Circuit Court Judge in the Criminal Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade, Florida, and the Honorable Maria M. Korvick, Circuit Court Judge in the Probate Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade, Florida. After law school, Ms. Abukhodeir returned to the 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida as a staff attorney/case manager for the Honorable Maria M. Korvick, the Administrative Probate Judge.

Ms. Abukhodeir has taught Probate, Guardianship, and Estate Planning in the Medical Legal Guardianship Clinic at Florida International University College of Law. Additionally, she currently teaches Epistemology at the Honors College at Florida International University.

Ms. Abukhodeir practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning and Elder Law. Ms. Abukhodeir is fluent in English and Arabic.

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