Meet Our Dedicated Staff

Our caring professionals are experienced and compassionate, and help our clients in all aspects of Elder Law. Feel free to contact any of our Elder Law specialists directly by calling 850.385.1246.

Ann Westall, Public Benefits Specialist

Ann spent nine years with the Department of Children & Families processing ICP, Hospice and AIDS Waiver Medicaid applications, including three years as a Senior Specialist training and supervising other employees. Her past experience also includes work in foster care, adoption, and child protective services. Ann served on the Governor’s Task Force on Juvenile Justice, the board of directors of Big Bend Cares, and is a memeber of the Coalition on Aging. She is an active advocate for elder issues and is a member of the Positive Aging Community Project. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Florida Presbyterian College (now Eckerd College).

Annette Driggers, Public Benefits Specialist

Annette spent 30 years with the Department of Children & Families processing ICP, Hospice and AIDS Waiver Medicaid applications, including five years as a Senior Specialist training and supervising other employees. Her past experience also includes the position of office manger and bookkeeper for a private business. Annette is a Perry native and works in both Perry and Tallahassee.

Nancy Richards

Nancy is the Legal Assistant to Amy Collins and Kandace Rudd in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate, and Guardianship.

Alisa Hamm

Alisa is the Legal Assistant to Lauchlin Waldoch in the areas of Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration.

Lisa Medley

Lisa is the firm’s Client Relations Coordinator. She is most often the first point of contact new clients have with Waldoch & McConnaughhay. She attentively listens to determine the client’s needs, transfers the call to the appropriate team member or schedules the client. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Florida State University.

Michelle C. Elkins

Michelle is the Legal Assistant to Jana in the areas of Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration. Ms. Elkins is a graduate of Florida State University.

Denise Almond

Denise is the Receptionist.