Antoinette (“Toni”) Summers, Of Counsel
Antoinette (“Toni”) Summers is Of Counsel at Longa Law Firm and focuses on Medicaid and Guardianships. Toni is licensed to practice law in Florida and Ohio and has lectured on guardians and guardianship throughout her tenure. She is a member of the Florida Council on Aging, the North Tampa Bar Association, and the George Edgecomb Bar Association. Toni attended Middlebury College in Vermont, earning a double B.A. in English and Spanish, and she earned her Juris Doctor with honors from Howard University School of law in 1993. In 2010, she became her own mother’s guardian. “Caring for a loved one can be a painful journey”, states Toni. “I’ve been through it, and I’m still doing it with my father.” Toni’s goal is to help alleviate the worry about the future care for another with efficacious planning and strategy. Toni has been a professional guardian for over 100 individuals with her own company and through the office of the public guardian. Toni’s expertise now includes reviewing care plans, preparing directives, navigating the government benefits maze, and helping to secure appropriate housing, medical care and rehabilitative services for incapacitated or special needs individuals.