Melissa S. Haluska is an Associate Attorney with The Siegel Law Group, P.A. She practices in estate planning and elder law. The Siegel Law Group areas of practice range from simple to complex estate planning matters regarding Wills, Trusts, Advanced Directives, Medicaid Asset Protection Planning, Special Needs Trusts and Planning, Pet Trusts, VA Benefits, and Probate and Trust Administration.
She is a member of the American Bar Elder Law Section, Heath Law Section, Animal Law Section, and the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar. In addition, she is a member of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association.
She earned her J.D. from Barry University School of Law. She took an interest in her health care law and elder law classes and interned for an estate planning and elder law firm during her last year in law school. Further, Melissa’s passion for elder law deepened when she saw firsthand her grandma’s assets diminish due to being in a nursing home and living longer than expected.
Prior to earning her J.D., Melissa enhanced her knowledge and experience by working in the medical field doing administrative work and earning her B.S. in Health Care Services from Florida Atlantic University. Her education and experience has allowed her to gain insight on the sensitive needs of families and individuals in helping her strategize legal solutions for them.