Annette Hines has been practicing in the areas of Special Needs, Elder Law and Estate Planning for over twenty years. She received her JD from Howard University School of Law, her MBA from Suffolk University and her BA from the University of Vermont. Her clients include individuals and families of children with special needs, the elderly and others in the community.
Ms. Hines brings personal experience with special needs to her practice, as the mother of two daughters, one of whom passed away from Mitochondrial Disease in November 2013. This deep personal understanding of special needs fuels her passion for quality special needs planning and drives her dedication to the practice.
Annette Hines was voted as one of the Top 5 in the category of
“Special Needs Legal Assistance” by Boston Parents Paper
“Because I had a child with special needs, guardianships, transition planning and special needs estate planning are near and dear to my heart. I sit with clients to discuss their situation, helping them attain peace of mind and approach the future with confidence knowing they have done all you can to ensure the highest quality of life.” — Annette Hines
Butterflies and Second Chances
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Each week, Annette hosts “Parenting Impossible: The Special Needs Survival Podcast” with various members of the disability community — advocates, community influencers, teachers, parents, authors, counselors, and more.
Check out our most recent episodes here.
Celebrating Pride Month and Advocating for the Transgender Community
We celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride month in June each year to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising. Pride Month is a time to recognize the issues, challenges, and discrimination the LGBTQ+ community has faced and to celebrate the triumphs. This podcast episode features an...
Grit: Honoring the Legacies of Rick Hoyt and Elizabeth
In this episode, Host Annette Hines honors the legacies of Boston Marathon competitor Rick Hoyt and her daughter, Elizabeth, through a tribute to author and previous Parenting Impossible guest, Jess Ronne, and her use of the word "grit" to mean a will to persevere...
Maximizing Resources for a Stable and Independent Future
In this episode, Host Annette Hines welcomes guest Anna Maki, Director of Benefits Navigation at the Bobby Dodd Institute (BDI) in Atlanta, GA. She is a clinical counselor and benefits expert with a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping individuals and...