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Collett P. Small, Esquire

Collett P. Small is a founding Partner of Slater & Small PLLC with offices in Pembroke Pines and Coral Springs. Ms. Small is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a Specialist in Elder Law. She served as the Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar 2017-2018 and is the President-Elect for The Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys. She is on the Board of Directors for the Weston Bar Association. Ms. Small is a member of the executive council of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar and currently chairs the Strategic Planning Committee. She is also a member of the Joint Public Policy Task Force of the Elder Law Section.

Ms. Small has a passion for legal education and serves as Chair of the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee. She takes this passion into the classroom as an Adjunct Professor of Law at St. Thomas University, School of Law in Miami, where she teaches the Elder Law Clinic and Family Wealth Management. Ms. Small writes articles that address Elder Law issues and frequently lectures on Elder Law, Estate Planning, Guardianship, and Probate. The attorney believes in giving back and paying forward. She is very active in the community and is the proud recipient of the 2022 Florida Bar Elder Law Section’s Charlotte Brayer Public Service Award. She is on the Professional Advisors Council for the Community Foundation of Broward. She is a former member of the School Advisory Council for Broward County Public Schools. She also volunteers at local law schools, bar associations, and community events and serves as a mentor to law students and new attorneys throughout the state.

Ms. Small has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Elder Law in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024. In law school, she worked as an intern with the Social Security Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals on disability cases. Prior to law school, Ms. Small enjoyed a successful career as a Bank Manager and was a Vice President with two major financial institutions.
When she is away from the office she enjoys traveling, competing in marathons, gardening, home renovation projects (a new and necessary hobby), and spending time with her family.

LinkedIn Link: Collett Small

Links to articles:

Jamaican Born Attorney, Collett Small, to Become the Chair of The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee

Jamaican Elected New Chair of Florida Elder Law Section

Other documents:

The Capstone – Fall-Winter Edition 2023

The Elder Law Advocate

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