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Franchelle C. Millender, CELA
Franchelle C. Millender is recognized as a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and has been in private practice in Columbia, SC, since 1977. Her primary practice is Elder Law, including long term care planning, estate planning, special needs planning, probate, and real estate matters.
She received both her undergraduate and law degrees from The University of South Carolina. She is a member of the American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar, and Richland County Bar Association and served as chairman of the SC Bar Elder Law Committee from its inception until July, 2006. She is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and its Council of Advanced Practitioners. She served on the NAELA Board of Directors from 2009 to 2013.
She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a Fellow of NAELA. She is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and long term care planning and is the author of a book entitled South Carolina Elder Law: A Practical Manual, published by the South Carolina Bar.
Millender Elder Law LLC is a small firm with a focused practice. The firm is dedicated to providing legal services to the aging and individuals with special needs and their families. The firm is committed to helping clients best achieve their goals and meet their future long-term care needs. The attorneys at Millender Elder Law LLC place great emphasis on staying current on legal issues and are active advocates for the adoption of new laws and enforcement of existing laws that address the needs of the elderly and disabled. A belief in giving back by being actively involved with the elder law community on both the state and national level is a cornerstone of the firm's practice Practice areas include long term care planning, Medicaid planning, estate planning and special needs planning. We also handle guardianship, conservatorships and estate administration.