Meet the Attorneys

Kevin G. Staas

Attorney Staas graduated from Bowling Green State University with a B.A. in 1995 and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law with a J.D. in 1998. In 2000, he was admitted to the Florida and U.S. District Courts. He has been a member of The Florida Bar (Elder law section and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections), the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Sarasota County Bar Association. Kevin has served as a member of the Advisory Board and Keiser University, the Sarasota County Bar South County Division Steering Committee, and is a former director of the Venice-Englewood Bar Association. Kevin was also a charter member of the Thomas E. Penick American Elder Law Inn of Court, the first of its kind in the United States. He is a native of Toledo, Ohio.


Julie Collins

Attorney Collins received her B.S. cum laude from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in 1992. She graduated from the Stetson University College of Law in 1998 with honors. She has been admitted to the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She is also a member of the Sarasota Bar Association, Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.