Anne Elizabeth McGowin, Attorney
Anne Elizabeth earned her BA from the University of Alabama and her JD from Cumberland School of Law. She has practiced in numerous legal and management positions in the private, institution and public settings. She combined her professional and personal experiences and formed Senior Law Solutions, LLC in 2017. SLS strives to make a difference in the lives of all the people they serve focusing on dignity and quality of life and care.
Anne Elizabeth's private law practice included two health care law firms in Birmingham and Montgomery. She then accepted a position as General Counsel of Jackson Hospital and served there for nine years. Additionally, she created the hospital’s corporate compliance program, served as risk manager and senior administrative staff member.
In 2003, Anne Elizabeth accepted a position as a deputy attorney general in the Finance Director’s office. She continued to work in state government for numerous finance directors and governors serving in many legal and management roles including: Deputy Finance Director, Assistant Finance Director (created and managed the SMART planning and budgeting program for all state agencies and institutions), Alabama Recovery Coordinator, Governor’s Chief Deputy Legal Advisor and Governor’s Acting Legal Advisor.
In 2013, Anne Elizabeth began her tenure as the Assistant General Counsel of Medicaid. While there she represented the agency in public hearings, reviewed trusts, assisted program integrity and addressed medical necessity and HIPPA issues. She ended her public career in the Department of Transportation serving as an Assistant Counsel and defending the agency on property, employment, environmental and other legal issues.
In 2017, she formed Senior Law Solutions, LLC, an elder law and life care planning firm based in Montgomery, Alabama. Life Care Planning is a holistic approach assisting families with legal and health care planning. Both healthy families and families and those with challenges benefit from Life Care Planning.
Life Care Planning Law Firms (LCPLF) rely on an interdisciplinary team that works to identify present and potential legal and care needs and to assist in locating appropriate, high quality care, when necessary. Combining legal and health care assistance is unique to Life Care Planning Law firms. A Life Care Plan also includes care advisors that assist with individual/family needs.
Anne Elizabeth is active in Life Care Planning Law Firms Association (Membership and Marketing Committee) and National Association of Elder Law and Special Needs Attorneys [“NAELA” State Chapter Advocacy Committee]. Her other professional memberships include: Academy of Special Needs Planners, Montgomery Estate Planning Council, Elder law division of the Alabama Bar Association, American Bar Association, Elder Counsel and Wealth Counsel.
On the personal side, Anne Elizabeth is married to Bill McGowin and they have two daughters and two dogs. She is an active member of the Sunrise Rotary Club and serves as the Chair of the C2SA fundraiser and the Rotary Board. She is also active in the Montgomery BNI chapter. She has spent many years working with community programs (i.e. Respite For All Foundation Board Member and Alzheimer’s Association Community Speaker) but focuses most of her spare time at St. John’s Episcopal church. As a member there, she has served in many roles and presently teaches confirmation and serves on the flower guild.