Telephone: 954-257-2586
6424 Overland Dr. Delray Beach 33484


Jeffrey H. Minde was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was raised on Long Island.  He is a 1978 graduate of Alfred G. Berner High School in Massapequa, New York, and attended the State University of New York Nassau Community College, receiving his Associate of Arts Degree in 1983. Mr. Minde then attended Adelphi University, from which he received both his Bachelor’s Degree (1984) and Master’s Degree (1985) in Social Work.

As part of his Social Work education, Mr. Minde was an intern at Freeport Family Community Center of Freeport, New York, Mid-Island YM-YWHA, located in Plainview, New York, and the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Suffolk County, based in Commack, New York.

Upon receiving his Degrees Magna Cum Laude from Adelphi, Mr. Minde opened an independent Social Work practice focusing on Special Needs. He also worked for the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, located in Roosevelt, New York, and was Client Coordinator at UCP’s “Renaissance” Intermediate Care Facility in Bayville, New York in the mid-1980s.

Mr. Minde was appointed Director of Social Work at Daleview Nursing Home and Manor, and later became a Chair of the Clinical Team at the Nassau Center For Developmental Disabilities, a facility serving the autistic, on Long Island’s North Shore.

Mr. Minde attended the University of Miami School of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor Degree in 1993. He also completed a program in Comparative Legal Studies while in attendance at University College London, located in the Bloomsbury district of London, England.

Shortly after graduation, Mr. Minde entered private practice in the Tri-County area of South Florida. The Firm of Jeffrey H. Minde Attorney And Counselor At Law P.A., has historically had a strong focus upon issues such as Family Law, Elder Law, Guardianship, Civil Rights,  Government Benefits and Insurance Law, Estate Planning (including Special Needs Trusts), and Probate, giving Mr. Minde a diverse range of legal experiences.

In 1995, Mr. Minde established The National Special Needs Network Inc. in order to bring the issue of Disability into greater focus and increased public awareness. The Law Firm currently provides NSNN’s Trust development services.

Mr. Minde has participated in the funding and establishment of more than 50 group homes and other residential facilities, as well as numerous other programs and projects to assist those with disabilities. He is responsible for creating the Social Security Administration’s “Ticket To Work” program as well as other Federal legislation.

The Firm is internationally known for its work in matters affecting the Special Needs population. Mr. Minde has been consulted as an Expert in the Fifty States, the Republic of South Africa, the State of Israel, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Eire.

The Firm’s focus is presently centered exclusively on two interrelated areas of Law: Consultant Services regarding Special Needs issues, and the creation of Special Needs Trusts. We have created approximately 1800 Special Needs Trusts since 1994, and every Trust we have ever written has met or exceeded the standards of review imposed by individual Courts and various Governmental agencies.

Mr. Minde is an ordained Ajari of the Boca Raton, Florida-based Southern Palm Zen Group, and was named Head of Training prior to beginning his studies to become Denkai, a junior Dharma teacher.

He has established The Enso Circle: A Zen Community in order to provide services to persons in need of spiritual and temporal support.

He has spent the last nine years working cooperatively with the Buddhist Peace Fellowship in their Prison Outreach Program, which assists incarcerated individuals to develop a meaningful and constructive approach to living.  He is also a member of the Zen Peacemakers Order.

As an individual with congenital Cerebral Palsy, Mr. Minde brings a lifetime’s worth of unique experience to assisting his clients.

For more information about our Firm

Call us at 954-257-2586

Email us at jminde@comcast.net

Snail mail: 6424 Overland Drive, Delray Beach, Florida 33484

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