About Us

Collins Law PLLC was formally established in 2021. We opened our doors on January 3, 2022.  Mark Collins is the founder and owner of Collins Law, PLLC.  Mark began practicing law in 1994 after graduating from Salmon P. Chase College of Law. He has a robust general law practice and also serves as the Assistant County Attorney for both Todd and Christian Counties in Kentucky.  Mark is also the founder and attorney of Elder Law Advocates, which provides targeted legal services for long term care and estate planning.  Mark is licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Tennessee.

Meet the team.

Mark D. Collins

Attorney at Law
Mark D. Collins received his Juris Doctorate from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 1994, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and French from Morehead State University in 1991. Mark is licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Tennessee.

Laura Sandefur

Office Manager / Legal Assistant
Laura provides support with various tasks including conducting legal research, drafting and reviewing documents, communicating with clients, preparing hearings, trials and meetings, organizing and maintaining client files including the electronic client data system.  Laura holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Kentucky University.

Jessica Melendez

Administrative Assistant
Jessica provides administrative support to the firm. Her job duties include client communication, scheduling and coordination, data entry and record keeping, event planning, and drafting legal documents. Jessica has a passion for organization and attention to detail.
In her spare time, Jessica’s involvement in volunteering with children with disabilities reflects her compassionate and altruistic nature. She is committed to giving back to the community.

Erica Driskill

Office Assistant
Erica provides part time administrative support including client communication, scheduling appointments, maintaining digital client files and community outreach.  Erica also works at a local hospital and outpatient clinic where she is a Physical Therapist Assistant.  Erica holds an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Jill Collins BSW, LSW

Social Work Consultant
Jill is a licensed social worker in Kentucky with over 25 years experience in medical and geriatric social work. She is a graduate of Morehead State University.  Jill’s focus is to provide consultation and resource assessments for clients seeking Elder Law Planning services. Jill assists clients and families in accessing resources for long term care planning and to support social determinants of health.

Chase Collins

Communication Director
Chase is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and holds a Bachelor of Communications degree with an emphasis in organizational business.  Chase manages the firm's digital communications, marketing strategies, blog posts and creative media content.  Chase also owns a photography company and contracts with various corporations across the country and internationally providing digital content.