Based on 82 reviews
20:44 09 Oct 19
Purely by accident I was introduced to the law offices of Mortellaro Law. I wanted to get my estate planning in good order so I called for an appointment. I have nothing but praises for the entire Mortellaro team. The whole experience has handled with the utmost professionalism and I am now extremely calm about what will become of my estate at my passing. I highly recommend Mortellaro Law.
20:54 07 Oct 19
The law firm helped me with power of attorney and living will. Everybody at the firm was very polite courteous and friendly. All the documents were provided in timely manner and phone calls answered and returned promptly. I highly recommend Mortellaro Law firm!
19:00 30 Sep 19
Recently my brother and I had a very helpful phone conversation with Mary Hamilton at Mortellaro Law. When our father passed, much was unknown about his affairs. Mary listened attentively and answered questions we didn't even know to ask. I appreciate her patient and thoughtful support at a time when we needed guidance. Thank you, Mary!
15:47 30 Sep 19
I was new to the Florida area so I had a few questions. Mary Hamilton was more than happy to answer those questions and without hesitation! I walk away with a comfort of knowing I was given good advice. This Law office has my business!
00:54 21 Sep 19
I only have great things about Michelangelo and his staff. The probate department is amazing and has been nothing but accommodating to me and my family. They truly are the experts - Mary’s kindness goes a long way after recently losing a family member. Thank you!
22:09 18 Sep 19
Thinking about putting my mother on Medicaid was scary. From filling out the paperwork to filing, I was terrified. This law firm gave me confidence and security that I was doing the right thing. I would never, ever recommend doing this without the folks at Mortellaro Law. They walked me through every step, answered all my questions and everything went through smoothly. Now, they are preparing our estate planning. Great work and great people that are easy to talk to and always have the answers to our questions without hesitating.
18:00 18 Sep 19
I was so grateful to have the expertise of Michelangelo and his staff help navigate my family get Medicaid for my grandmother. Not only was Senior Case Manger Machelle Vanderlick knowledgeable in her field but was so helpful with all my questions and concerns. Our application with Medicaid went through flawlessly. We are no longer in financial distress, and my grandmother is now getting the long term care she needs! THANK YOU Mortellaro Law!
11:23 18 Sep 19
When my mother went into assisted living she thought she had all her affairs settled, wow, what a nightmare it started to turn into! After recommendations from a few professional friends, I contacted Mortellaro Law and had a consult with Machelle Vanderlick concerning her VA benefits for her service years and her estate planning which was done all wrong by a different person. She clearly explained the process and procedures for VA benefits for her service years, and for her estate also. I can't thank them enough! I had no idea how much could be done and the savings were incredible. I can't thank all of you enough!!
21:55 16 Sep 19
From the first day I hired Mortellaro Law until my mother was approved for Medicaid , the experience was a positive one. They are very responsive and knowledgeable and guide you through the entire process. Jeannie Galloway was excellent and was very explanatory on everything. I would highly recommend this law firm.
17:18 29 Aug 19
Michelangelo and staff are just fantastic. He put together the estate plans for my parents. These documents proved crucial over the last year. Anytime, I had a question concerning their affairs he provided me with excellent information. Thank you for your assistance!
17:39 27 Aug 19
Michelangelo took the time to listen and then ask questions - some that I didn't even know to ask -- to help our elderly family members walk down the difficult path of estate planning. He also gave insight into ways to approach family members in a way that didn't hurt feelings when certain difficult decisions were made in the best interest of the clients. He gave ways to protect the assets of the estate and offered creative solutions for designees for things like executing the last will & testament and making healthcare decisions.I felt like he was giving me the same advice that he would give to his own family. He gave bottom-line answers and was straightforward when necessary in order for us to arrive at a plan that our elderly family members can be confident executes their wishes in the best way possible.
15:01 19 Aug 19
I found Mr. Michael Angelo Mortellaro and his staff to be top notch. The staff were courteous and pleasant on the phone, patient with my questions, and returned calls promptly. Attorney Mortellaro was superb in his explanation of all matters related to elder law, including living wills, revocable living trusts, VA benefits for surviving spouses of a veteran. He is also extremely knowledgeable with Medicare and Medicaid. He is truly one of the "good guys" that has a desire to help however he can. And last but not least, he calls you back to answer your questions.
20:02 15 Aug 19
Michelangelo and his staff were great to work with on my estate planning. Quick and accurate!
14:44 14 Aug 19
Jeannie was more than happy to answer questions. She communicated everything that we needed to get my husband on Medicaid. Appreciated all the help.
18:57 05 Aug 19
The staff at Mortellaro Law were very knowledgeable, helpful and courteous. My mother and I had a very positive experience meeting with them and I would recommend them to anyone.
00:53 01 Aug 19
Fantastic law firm! Very helpful and professional.
22:11 30 Jul 19
I am so lucky to have spoken to Mike Mortellaro concerning my Veterans Administration dilemma that has gone on for years. Mr. Mortellaro spent a lot of time with me explaining my options in great detail without charging me a dime. He is a real good person - one of the best. Would recommend him to all who need an attorney who is patient and understanding.
13:48 25 Jul 19
My family is so fortunate to have found Mortellaro Law during one of the most painful and stressful times in our lives. My father's health and quality of life changed overnight...and being able to afford care to meet his many needs seemed impossible. Michaelengo put my mind at ease during our first meeting and was the perfect mix of compassionate and professional. Jeannie is wonder woman! She went above and beyond to make things happen quickly, reassuring my family every step of the way. She even met us at the rehab while there were contact precautions. I will be forever grateful to Mortellaro Law...and the people who posted the reviews which led me there.
15:32 18 Jul 19
In the unfortunate situation of loosing both parents at one time Mortellaro Law was quick and very informative of my options. Jeanie Galloway was unbelievable and caring in handling everything. I could not have asked for better understanding from a law firm in a time that you cant think straight.
23:56 12 Jul 19
We have been very pleased with the counsel and services received from the team at Mortellaro Law as it pertains to our Mom's elder affairs, including VA and MD LTC benefits. While MIchaelangelo is a guru on these subjects, he is quite humble and explains the processes in layman's terms. The rates he charges for this type of expertise are very competitive, and I highly recommend his company for help with navigating this complicated spectrum of elder law services!
15:13 03 Jul 19
Very professional. Everyone was very helpful and king.
20:57 07 Jun 19
Exceptional staff, very knowledgeable, professional and personable. Definitely felt at ease as every aspect of our trust was compiled. From the first meeting with Michelangelo and Susan we knew we made the right choice and the assistance by Tobey and others to finalize confirmed it. Thank you to every one at Mortellaro Law for making this so easy on us in our time of need.
17:56 28 May 19
A pleasure to deal with such a professional lawyer and his complete staff
15:24 28 May 19
Mortellaro Law did exactly what they said they would do to get my father on Medicaid, and to help protect his assets. This was complicated, and if I (as my father's POA) had tried to do it myself, probably wouldn't have been successful. Their single fee structure allowed me to send emails/calls at any time which for someone as detail-oriented as me is important. In the end, we got approved on the exact day they said they would. Much appreciated, and huge stress relief for me!
02:11 13 May 19
A couple of years back my mom had a bad fall in her home that resulted in a head injury. Her memory had already, at the time of the accident, been failing somewhat, but with my nephew living with her, she was still able to function quite well. After the fall, the subsequent hospitalization, and the rehab stay, however, it became sadly apparent that she would not be able to live alone and I was forced to find a place for her to stay. The task of finding suitable housing for an elderly person with memory loss is, in itself, a challenge. But, though difficult, it is not impossible. Unfortunately, a facility with a compassionate and caring staff in a homely atmosphere comes at a price. And my resources, much like my mothers, were not unlimited. So, I needed help.My father, who has been gone for some time now, was retired military. I knew that there were VA benefits for surviving spouses of vets who had served during wartime, (my dad was a veteran of WWII), but I did not know how to obtain those benefits for my mother. I tried to talk with the VA, but they only confused me. I just didn’t understand their procedures. My feelings of overwhelm and frustration were skyrocketing and and I was unsure of how to proceed. My mom needed these benefits, my father had earned them, and I was failing to procure them for her. What was already a difficult time in my life, was only getting worse.I knew I needed help, so I decided to seek the advice of an attorney. And by pure good fortune, I called Michelangelo Mortellaro. And for me and my family, this was the dawn at the end of a very dark night. Within days of my call I had an appointment at his office. He listened to my entire story, took notes, and asked questions. Then he told me exactly how we needed to proceed to obtain my mom’s benefits. By the end of our meeting, we had a plan. And not a vague, do this and call me plan, but a complete and detailed strategy for complying with all the VA’s regulations. Mr. Mortellaro understood how the VA worked, he understood their procedures, their requirements, and he knew the answer to their questions. The process for obtaining benefits moved along exactly as he said it would. I completed the application for benefits to the VA and within weeks the direct deposits began coming to my moms checking account. My mothers VA benefits check was money sorely needed. But I do not believe it would have happened without the guidance, knowledge, and instruction provided by Mr. Mortellaro. My father made some huge sacrifices during the second World War. He would be very happy that my mom was now receiving benefits for his sacrifices. He would be proud of me for seeing to it that this all happened during her time of need. And, he would be very grateful to Mr. Mortellaro for looking after his family at a time when he could not. And, so too, am I. Vickie McClintock Key
22:44 11 May 19
We would like to thank Michaelangelo and his staff for all their help and guidance in dealing with settling our Dad's estate. They were always available to answer our questions and help us evaluate our options. Everyone was very helpful, professional, and caring. We highly recommend their services to anyone looking for help with estate planning or any other related legal issues.
19:18 01 May 19
I was impressed with Michelangelo Mortellaro from my first contact with him. I had left a voicemail message late on a Saturday night that I'd like to discuss my dad's situation with him. He returned my call the next day while on a family outing! Michelangelo's unlimited availability was repeatedly confirmed while working with him and his very friendly firm. When meeting with him in person or on the phone, he never seemed to be in a hurry, addressing each question and concern in a knowledgeable and articulate manner. I whole-heartedly recommend Mortellaro Law for one's Elder Care needs!
19:50 23 Apr 19
Ana Frelita is just as sweet as they come! I called to see if they could help us out with a POA for a borrower as I work for a mortgage company in KS. She went out of her way to help us and was actually working from home sick at the time. I could not have asked for a better experience and will remember this firm if I am ever needing legal assistance in Tampa in the future!
21:46 19 Apr 19
My wife and I had a wonderful experience getting our estate documents prepared at Mortellaro Law. Michelangelo, Susan and the rest of the staff were very knowledgeable, professional and efficient as well as personable and helpful. They spent plenty of time with us to make sure we understood the nuances of the various documents and why we needed them. All our questions were answered quickly and clearly. After going through the process with Mortellaro Law, we’re confident we received the best possible advice regarding estate planning.
11:51 13 Apr 19
Very detailed and knowledgeable estate planning attorney with very knowledgable and friendly staff.Made recent changes to my documents. Had the pleasure of transacting with Susan Dachs paralegal. :Great experience"
15:48 11 Apr 19
18:55 08 Apr 19
Very professional, they know all the ins and outs of elder law and estate planning. To top it off, they love my therapy dog!
16:17 07 Apr 19
Michelangelo Mortellaro and Staff were very professional and helpful . We feel fortunate that we have someone we can trust and count on, to help us with our needs that require legal expertise.
15:16 05 Apr 19
Michelangelo at Mortellaro Law was fantastic, He gave us some very valuable information to help understand what direction to start this journey with our Mom on Elderly Estate and Medicaid planning. His knowledge was expansive in this area and he never rushed us addressing all of our questions, make some fantastic points we never thought of. Highly recommend a consultation and his services.
20:39 04 Apr 19
I help take care of 80 senior citizens. In the past I have been part of many will readings and probate disbursements. In every case, the heirs complain about , "What happened to all the money." or" That's not what the will said." It wasn't until I met Michelangelo Mortellaro that I finally understood why. Every case I have been involved in as a Pastor was drawn up NOT to benefit the heirs, not one as they intended before their death. They assumed so, but after the attorney fees, probate fees, court cost, realtor fees , the heirs fighting and Medicare collecting money from the estate. Sometimes the heirs OWED money to the courts. Michelangelo Mortellaro has begun to educate me so now I can guide the 80 in my charge so that truly the wishes of the deceased are honored.
Leigh Ann Kaufman
19:02 25 Mar 19
Hello my name is Joseph Kaufman I had to say Michelangelo and his staff were the best I ever had the pleasure of working with. My father needed long term care we went to a attorney in Zephyerhills FL and was given the wrong info and guidance my wife and I were so stressed, Medicaid was so confusing and as mentioned with the wrong info and guidance it was horrible then we went to Michelangelo's office. He is Hands down one of the smartest men I know his staff simply outstanding they not only fixed all the mistakes and got my father set but the did it so fast him and his staff are so efficient it is refreshing to know there are still great people out there. Thank you all so much and I will refer Mortellaro law office to everyone. 5 star for sure!!!! Sincerely Joseph Kaufman
16:18 20 Mar 19
I just had a very informative, free consult with attorney Michelangelo Mortellaro. He was incredibly knowledgeable and willing to answer all of my questions honestly about VA benefits and Medicaid. He was able to give realist estimates on cost of his services. I would definitely recommend that you talk to him about you or your parents needs.
22:32 19 Mar 19
I contacted Mortellaro Law for help with my mother applying for Medicaid. Michelangelo was kind enough to schedule my 30 consultation around my work schedule at a time both my wife and I could be on the phone. After listening to our particular situation he gave us the advice we needed. He gave clear easy to understand answers that spelled out exactly where we were and what we should do. Then he basically told us IF we got to a point that we needed his services he would be glad to provide them, but at this point we did not need his help and that it wouldn’t be fair to take our money. That right there told me I was talking to someone I could trust. If and when we get to the point that we need legal service I won’t consider anyone else. If you need an elder law specialist I would encourage you to call!
14:22 19 Mar 19
The experience at this firm was excellent in service and everyone on staff was professional and always on call for every question and concerns along the way....The process was excruciating but thanks to the “All Hands On Deck”.... We came through to the other side thanks to your Law Office!!! God Bless... Valene Paris...(;
19:48 13 Mar 19
Michelangelo and his staff are highly qualified professionals who helped my family during a very emotional and challenging time. It allowed me to focus on what was truly important.
15:05 06 Mar 19
Michelangelo is extremely knowledgeable, articulate, and—very important—compassionate. He takes the time to explain and educate in a way that demonstrates he cares about his clients. I highly recommend him and his wonderful staff.
23:17 03 Mar 19
I was highly pleased with the product that was produced from this firm. This gentleman is a true legal professional whose abundant experience made my family's decisions easy. Every aspect was covered leaving no stone unturned. Thank you to you and your staff for every minute of time that you took to satisfy our needs and for allowing us to trust you with our most sensitive information.
00:17 02 Mar 19
As a Veteran, it was very important for me to obtain the counsel of a knowledgeable and proven attorney to oversee my VA benefits and estate planning needs. Mr. Mortellaro and his staff were able to address all of my concerns and guide me thru the process, they were outstanding and I highly recommend them!
21:48 26 Feb 19
19:38 25 Feb 19
Michelangelo is a true professional. He runs a great office with friendly employees. When I give a referral to one of my clients, I send them to MM.
16:07 25 Feb 19
This team does a great job of speaking in terms that my clients understand. I have had multiple opportunities to work with Michelangelo and his team to solve clients legal issues. In every case my clients feedback about the experience has been very positive.
15:19 21 Feb 19
Michelangelo and his staff were great to work with on reviewing my Estate Plan. Michelangelo is an expert in Estate Planning and offered advice to the planning and assisted with modifications. I would definitely refer others that are in need of Medicaid Benefits, VA Benefits, Estate Planning, and Elder Law. The office staff are very accommodating, friendly and personable. Michelangelo takes the time to answer any questions and makes certain he's providing the best solutions.
17:43 20 Feb 19
HIGHLY RECOMMEND The Law Office of Michelangelo Mortellaro. Working in the financial services industry for many years, I’ve had to refer numerous clients with Estate Planning and Elder Law needs. The only place I refer to is The Mortellaro Law Office. We’ve worked together on many client portfolios and all clients I’ve referred have been highly satisfied with the way their case and needs were handled by Michelangelo and his staff. I would trust him to handle any of my clients’ legal needs.
18:19 19 Feb 19
Top notch Elder Law firm establishment. Super friendly staff catering to every need down to a hand delivered "ICE COLD RED BULL"
13:52 19 Feb 19
We have dealt with Michelangleo for several years and have referred several of our customers to him. They have offered glowing reviews on his professionalism and knowledge along with how exceptional his support staff is.
20:37 14 Feb 19
Mr. Mortallero is the leader in the Elder Law industry. I have, as well as many of my clients have utilized his services. Tremendous communication, professionalism and integrity. Prompt response time and makes one feel as if he is part of one's family. Thank you Michelangelo for all you do.
19:24 14 Feb 19
Could not make my way up to his office so he handled everything over the phone. Took his time with me and got my case settled quickly and smoothly as I ever could of imagined. If you want your loved ones treated as a person and not just a case number, I highly recommend Michelangelo!
19:16 14 Feb 19
Mr. Mortellaro was more than helpful with all of my questions regarding my fathers options in how he can get VA benefits to completely pay for the medical care center he lives at. I can't explain enough on how much of a blessing his help has been to my father and our family!
16:35 14 Feb 19
Michelangelo is very thorough and possesses a great deal of knowledge in the field that he practices in. The whole process from booking an appointment to their post follow up is very concierge and customer focused while delivering a world class experience/product. We look forward to having him as our attorney for many years to come!
15:04 14 Feb 19
Updated 2/14/2019We have been serving the Hillsborough and Pasco senior communities for over 11 years now. We have worked with numerous Elder Care Attorneys over those years. Michelangelo Mortellaro is at the top of the list. We have referred him to prospects, clients and even our own family members. He is very knowledgeable and hardworking; but just as important, he is very ethical and trustworthy. Over the years as his practice has grown, he has surrounded himself with a very strong team that has helped maintain his ability to provide outstanding service in a responsive manner. Last but not least, we have been impressed with his commitment to giving back to the community. From underwriting Better Living for Seniors events to sponsoring Veterans Recognition programs at different communities to free consultations, he continues to invest time and resources in support of the seniors he serves. If you looking for Medicaid planning services, help with Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits, Estate Planning, creation of Advance Directive documents, etc. we strongly recommend Mortellaro Law.Arthur and Freida MoseleyOwnersGriswold Home Care Tampa/Pasco
02:37 14 Feb 19
By far the absolute best/knowledge/relatable/down to earth elder law attorney around! He is also VA accredited and knows inside and out the intricacies of Medicaid Planning and the VA Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit. I can speak from experience when I tell you that you should definitely call and schedule your free consultation so that you can educate yourself on what options there are out there available to you and your family! 😉
02:09 14 Feb 19
I have trusted my family’s care planning to Michelangelo. He has shown great compassion, to my family’s well being through out our entire situation and care giving. His constant contact with our family as well as his office has been phenomenal. I thank him for his guidance during our situation. I recommend him highly.
01:58 14 Feb 19
In my role as a Senior Care Professional and Advisory to families and individuals who need help with estate planning, applying for medicaid and veterans aid and attendance; Michelangelo Mortellaro is at the top of our referral list. He is Professional, very INFORMED and HONEST.
01:11 14 Feb 19
Michelangelo is my go to Elder Law Attorneys for my clients. I have the utmost confidence in his services.
15:25 13 Feb 19
Would definitely recommend this firm to anyone needing help with their trust and estate. Made sure that my family was taken care of when I needed it most. Cant thank them enough!
15:15 13 Feb 19
I would recommend this law firm to all of my friends and family they were able to help my grandpa receive VA benefits when everyone told him he couldn’t because he was over income and assets
22:24 11 Feb 19
I received the help I was looking for and I'm very happy with the experience.
14:54 08 Feb 19
A great firm that loves helping their clients. They took the extra step making sure that that all my needs were met and made sure that it was an easy process for me. It was a pleasure to deal with them and would recommend them to everyone I know. A great firm with an even better group of people! Wouldn’t trust anyone else with my estate and trust needs!
15:05 31 Jan 19
I just wanted to truly say thank you to the firm for handling the case when others said it couldn’t be done because my grandma was over income and had too much assets, but Mortellaro law took care of everything, got my grandma from A to Z and she started receiving Medicaid as well as informing me of the VA benefits she could receive because my grandpa was in the service!!!! I would highly recommend this firm to everyone, Michelangelo and the staff are beyond helpful and truly compassionate especially when dealing with all of my families questions and concerns! Thank you
05:02 22 Jan 19
What a great experience! I was in constant knowledge of what was happening with my case ; Mortellaro law held my hand every step of the way, if I ever had any questions I was able to call and get answers right away. most attorneys offices you call and they tell you they will call you back and then don’t and you can never get direct answers, BUT Mortellaro law is truly a different experience all together! Highly recommended!
19:08 16 Jan 19
We called upon Michelangelo and his staff to work up our estate planning. They were able to advise us of what we needed along with what we did not need. Great experience and highly recommended.
20:07 11 Jan 19
09:05 03 Jan 19
DONT LOOKE ANY FURTHER! Michelangelo & his team are second to none! I had so many questions especially in a critical time; they gave me assurance, and did exactly what they said they would, getting done faster than I even thought possible; I had the support of the whole team every step of the way and was able to call with any questions and get answers right away! Thank you!!!!
17:24 13 Nov 18
Excellent and professional support. Immediate response and accurate guidance. Strongly recommend this firm for all estate, trust, and veterans' benefits.
21:23 16 Sep 18
Michelangelo and his team have helped me personally and some of my extended family. Everyone is professional, punctual and knowledgeable.
20:45 16 Sep 18
Michelangelo is knowledgeable and very thorough in explaining the estate planning process. He had previously done some estate planning for my mother-in-law and that is what brought us back to him for our planning. There was some sense of urgency in getting our estate planning completed and they came through for us. Susan was great to work with along the way.
16:05 28 Jun 18
A very supportive and caring practice, especially Susan and Anna.
19:56 02 May 18
17:55 01 Mar 18
Michaelangelo and his entire staff were wonderful in helping my father get approved for Medicaid. They were very informative in answering all of my questions. They were a joy to work with, especially Anne. For the positive outcome that occured with my fathers case, I would definitely recommend. Was worth every penny!
14:31 22 Feb 18
When it comes to elder law & estate planning, Michelangelo is an expert. Is really takes the time to listen to his clients and their families. When ever I have a client refer that falls into that category he is always the person I think of.Edward Reyes Law Office of Edward J. Reyes, P.A
16:48 25 Dec 17
Bill Watkins Jr
20:18 26 Oct 17
Has a great and caring staff also a great place for senior citizens to go for legal advocate.
02:34 29 Jun 17
22:05 08 May 17
Referred him to an elderly neighbor I've known my whole life and she was extremely happy with the service he provided and the will he did for her!
19:51 15 Mar 17
Michelangelo and his team are definitely more than capable of delivering quality service and sound expertise. He is very eloquent at explaining complex issues and enjoys educating his clients so that they understand exactly what they are doing before they do it.
19:32 11 Apr 16
My experience with Michelangelo and his staff at his law firm has been impressive. They have a long family history in the Tampa Bay area and have a solid reputation for getting things done. They empathize with your concerns and were proactive with details to make the process seamless. What impressed me most was after I shared where I needed help with Medicaid and VA benefits, Michelangelo was told me that he would not take on my case because he felt like I was doing everything right already and that he would be just taking my money... He said he didn't feel right about doing that when I was already on top of it. However, he did give me his time, he followed up weekly and put in quite a bit of effort in my opinion for someone who "didn't actually take my case". That's an ethical man and company.
10:44 28 Sep 12
very good service for a trust or estate planning agency!