Our Team


Anne Elizabeth McGowin, Attorney

In 2017, Anne Elizabeth 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. Read More about Anne Elizabeth


Stephanie Stephens, Care Advisor

Stephanie earned her bachelor's degree from East Carolina University and her Associate Degree in Nursing from Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina. She has practiced as a Registered Nurse in all areas including Medical Oncology with Cape Fear Valley Health Systems in NC, Geriatrics, and case management with St. Joseph’s of the Pines in NC, a PACE program (Progressive All-inclusive Care for the Elderly).

Her love for the older adult population is what brought her to Senior Law Solutions as a Care Advisor. Her belief is that all people need an advocate for them when they cannot advocate for themselves and that good healthcare sometimes has to be advocated for.

Stephanie is married to Tyler Stephens and they have two small boys. She is an active member of Taylor Road Baptist Church where she serves as a member in the church choir, along with the children’s and women’s ministries.


Melanie M. Higgins, Care Advisor

Melanie received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from UAB in 1983 and her master’s degree in Education from AUM in 1990. She has practiced as a Nurse Educator and spent many years in patient care and administration in various fields. Her passion is geriatric care, including Home Health Care and Hospice.

Melanie joined the team at Senior Law Solutions in 2019 because of the team approach and sincere desire to assist individuals and families in planning for and navigating their health care needs.

Melanie is married to John Higgins and has 2 children and 2 grandchildren. She participates in Montgomery’s Caring Community and the Alzheimer’s Organization.


Casey Kelley, Paralegal

Casey is an experienced administrative specialist with a demonstrated history in the accounting and administrative industry. She is detail oriented, focusing on special projects with a unique skill set, secondary from Central Alabama Community College.

Her admiration for the elder care law field is what drew her to Senior Law Solutions as a paralegal, where she is proud to serve with a dedicated, caring group of professionals.

Casey has been an active part of the Lake Martin community over the years, including serving on the board of directors for the Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce as well as assisting in a civic capacity to the local police department and city municipality. She and husband, Gavin, live in the StillWaters Resort community and attend First United Methodist Church of Dadeville.


Ann Longshore, Senior Advisor

Ann was born and raised in Paducah, KY.  She attended college in Roanoke, VA at Hollins College.

She came to Montgomery, AL to visit her college roommate, where she met her husband Jere Longshore. They were married for 60 wonderful years and they had four children. She currently has nine grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren with another on the way. She is very active with her family. 

Ann is very involved with Respite at First United Methodist Church in Montgomery, AL. She volunteers there two days a week to assist seniors with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Dementia. She is an active member of her church, The Church of the Ascension. She is also very passionate about the Special Olympics and she volunteers for them frequently as well.