Kyle Belz, an elder law attorney based in Sun City Center, Florida, provides legal services to people coping with aging, death, and other life events. Kyle received a Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, magna cum laude, with a Certificate of Concentration in Elder Law. While in law school, Kyle served on the Stetson Law Review, received the Matthew L. Bender Elder Law Book Award for academic achievement in Elder Law and Estate Planning courses, was inducted into the National Order of Scribes for excellence in legal writing, and received the Victor O. Wehle Award for excellence in trial advocacy. Additionally, Kyle was recognized with the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.
Kyle began his career as an attorney after working more than 8 years for the American Red Cross in several management roles. Kyle's experience helping individuals prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies prepared him to serve clients who are coping with aging, death, and other life events.
Kyle is a fourth generation Floridian and top-ten ranked United Master's swimmer. He serves on the advisory board of the Spurlino Family YMCA and the Board of Directors of the South Hillsborough County Chamber of Commerce.
Kyle has authored the following articles.
• No Country for Old Men: Restrictive Covenants' Impact on Aging in Place (Spring 2012) (3rd place 2014 American Bar Association: Real Property, Probate, and Trust Student Writing Competition)
• Sometimes it Takes a Senior Village to Raise a Child, 44 Stetson L. Rev. 220 (2014);
Michelle Lianzo received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of law, earning a Certificate of Concentration in Elder Law. At Stetson, Michelle was the recipient of the Cacciatore Scholarship in Advocacy for the Protection of the Rights of Individuals.
Before becoming an attorney, Michelle worked for over 15 years in Real Estate. Helping families and individuals through the often complicated and emotional experience of financing, negotiations, and paperwork preparation of residential and investment real estate sales prepared her to listen to client needs and assess the best route possible to obtain client goals. These skills allow Michelle to evaluate, communicate, and best assist her clients in need of elder law services.
Michelle is currently admitted to practice in the state of Florida. A life-long Tampa Bay area resident, Michelle lives with her family in the Brandon area.