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Jeff is an active member of the Louisville community, having served in leadership roles as a board member of multiple organizations, including the the Special Needs Alliance, Wellspring, the Community Foundation of Louisville, Leadership Louisville, and Metro United Way, where he was involved for over twenty years. Jeff was recognized with the Allen Society Community Service Award and the Alberta Wood Allen Continuous Service Award by Metro United Way.
Jeff is known nationally as a writer and lecturer on topics of special needs law, estate planning, business succession and charitable planning. He has served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and the Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida.
Seth is an attorney in the Yussman Special Needs Law Office. He helps families plan for their disabled loved ones, while also advising trustees and other attorneys on situations that may affect those with special needs. In addition to his special needs practice, Seth also practices in the areas of estate, business, and charitable planning, including estate and trust administration. Seth received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2018, and received his B.S. in Business Administration in Marketing from University of Kentucky in 2015.
Kevin Johns is an experienced estate planning and special needs trust attorney based in Lexington Kentucky, who assists Yussman Special Needs Law in helping families plan for their loved ones. Kevin serves an active role in the community as the current President of Central Kentucky Planned Giving Committee, as well as being an active board member for the Morehead State University Foundation and Life Plan of Kentucky. Kevin is recognized nationally as a lawyer, having received the Highest Professional AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Peer references stated that, “Kevin is an excellent attorney who cares for his clients and takes his time to make sure he guides them in how to build and plan for their futures.” “Not only is Kevin an excellent attorney, but he is also a great person who seems to genuinely care about his clients.”
Angela Sermon has over 16 years of legal experience, and as Yussman Special Needs Law’s paralegal, she is a critical member of the team. Angela assists in the administrative functions of Jeff’s special needs planning practice.