Todd Whatley – Of Counsel

221 S. Jefferson
Irving, TX 75060

(214) 395-8085


H. Todd Whatley, CELA, LL.M. | Elder Law | Certified Elder Law Attorney
Adjunct Professor of Law – Univ. of Arkansas School of Law & President of the Board of Directors, National Elder Law Foundation – Todd was a Physical Therapist for 13 years working in home health and nursing homes. He graduated from the Bowen school of law in 1998. He has been in private practice since 1999 and focused on elder law since 2000. He became Arkansas’ second Certified Elder Law Attorney in 2006.

In 2011, Todd began serving on the board of the National Elder Law foundation, and served as the president of NELF from 2016-2017. Todd is on the leadership council of the Alzheimer’s Association and is a regular speaker for that organization. Todd appears on radio and television shows as a noted authority, discussing elder law issues. As early as 2006, he spoke at the National Academy of Elder Conference in Washington D.C. on lawsuits to increase the spousal share in Medicaid applications. Todd currently practices in the Fayetteville, AR area where he is also an adjunct Professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law teaching Elder Law. He completed his Masters of Law (LL.M.) course in Elder Law in December 2009.

Todd Whatley is a Certified Elder Law Attorney. The CELA designation means that he focuses his practice on the needs of the elderly client and their family and that the National Elder Law Foundation has certified Mr. Whatley with requisite amount of experience and knowledge to hold this distinction. Todd is a regular speaker for Continuing Legal Education seminars teaching other attorneys about elder law.