1701 Hermitage Blvd., Suite 203, Tallahassee, FL 32308
   (850) 580-7711

About Elizabeth J. Maykut, B.C.S.

Serving Clients throughout Tallahassee, Leon County and North Florida

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Elizabeth J. Maykut
Of Counsel


Elizabeth J. Maykut, who is Florida Bar Board Certified in Elder Law, practices in the following areas:

  • Guardianships
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Medicaid for Nursing Home Care
  • VA Benefits for Long Term Care
  • Special Needs Trusts

Ms. Maykut has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1994 and has been “Of Counsel” with King & Wood, P.A. since April 2010. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law. She is also a member of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Tallahassee Women Lawyers and Calvary Chapel Tallahassee.

Ms. Maykut’s prior legal experience includes several years practicing Florida Administrative Law at Steel Hector & Davis LLP (including participation in the 2000 Florida presidential election litigation) and at another Tallahassee law firm. She has also practiced appellate law, served as a law clerk to three senior judges on the Florida First District Court of Appeal and as an extern to then-Chief Justice Rosemary Barkett on the Florida Supreme Court.

Ms. Maykut is a frequent speaker regarding topics affecting the elderly at various Tallahassee events. She has presented the presentation, “Protecting Yourself as you Age: Three Questions Every Senior Should Ask,” for a variety of audiences from February 2012 to present, including the following: Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (February 2012); Big Bend Hospice (February 2012); Allegro Assisted Living Facility (August 2012); Capital Coalition on Aging (September 2013): Woodmont Assisted Living Facility (September 2013); Capital Health Plan (May 2016); Sunrise Rotary (May 2016). She has also appeared on television on the show “Law Talk” ("Grandpa & the Law" Segment), WCTV (June 2014). In addition she has participated in numerous presentations as part of a panel discussion entitled, “Navigating the Needs of Seniors: What Baby Boomers Wants to Know, but are Afraid to Ask.”


Born in Canton, Ohio on July 24, 1965.


Admitted to Florida Bar 1994; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida.


  • San Diego State University (B.A., Psychology, 1988)
  • University of San Diego, Lawyer's Assistant Program (Paralegal Certificate, 1988)
  • Florida State University ( J.D. with high honors, 1994)
  • Legislative Editor, Florida State University Law Review (Vol. 21)
  • Notes & Comments Editor, Florida State University Law Review (Vol. 20)
  • Book Award Recipient, Legal Research & Writing I (1991) & Jurisprudence (1994).


AV® Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory


  • Author, Who is Advising Our Children?, 21 Fla. St. U.L. Rev. 1345 (1994).

King & Wood, P.A.

King & Wood, P.A.

1701 Hermitage Blvd., Suite 203
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Phone: (850) 580-7711

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