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Heuler-Wakeman Law Group, P.L., was founded to give Tallahassee, North Florida and Georgia residents wide-ranging services for a positive future. Whether planning for yourself or your loved ones, our team understands these decisions are sensitive and complicated. We place high importance on making the legal process understandable for Florida residents of all ages. Our attorneys offer strong litigation work combined with appeals and appellate practice — a unique combination that serves the full scope of client needs.

Fifty years' combined experience forms our estate and life planning services. Our founding attorneys, Victoria Heuler and Mary Wakeman, are board-certified specialists (BCS) in elder law, (Victoria) and appellate practice (Mary). Mary Wakeman is also AV Preeminent-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.* Recently, attorney Max Solomon joined the firm to expand our estate,  life planning offerings, litigation and our community initiatives.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law & Elder Rights
  • Guardianship & Probate, Including Litigation
  • Medicaid & Long-Term Care
  • Estate & Life Planning

Call Mary Wakeman today at 850-421-2400 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Victoria Elizabeth Heuler

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 1993
  • Georgia


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 1993
  • Florida State University
    • B.A. - 1986
    • Honors: With Honors

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Advocacy/Litigation Special Interest Group, Chair, 2002 - 2004
  • Advocacy/Litigation Special Interest Group, Member, 2004 - 2007
  • Amicus Committee, Chair , 2006 - 2010
  • Amicus Committee, Vice Chair, 2005 - 2006
  • Public Relations Committee, 2006 - 2009
  • Public Policy Liaison with Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, 2004 - 2006
  • Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, President
  • Board of Directors, 2003 - 2010
  • Area Representative Coordinator, 2004 - 2006
  • Joint Public Policy Task Force, Co-Chair, 2006 - 2008
  • Public Policy Liaison with National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2004 - 2006
  • Alzheimer's Project of Tallahassee
  • Florida State Guardianship Association
  • Big Bend Chapter of Florida State Guardianship Association
  • Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Tallahassee Memorial Health Care Clinical Ethics Committee, member, 2005 - 2010

Attorney Mary Lalley Wakeman

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 1987
  • Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida


  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude - 1986
  • Florida Atlantic University
    • B.A. - 1984

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Florida Lawyers Assistance, past President
  • Tallahassee Bar Association
  • Tallahassee Women Lawyers

Attorney Max Jordan Solomon

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 2018


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D.
  • FSU, Tallahassee, Florida
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude - May, 2013
    • Major: BA: History, International Affairs
  • Florida State University
    • M.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Tallahassee Bar Association


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish

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