Sections & Committees

Elder Law and Special Needs Section

Special Education Law Update 2019

This program originally scheduled for November 4 in Albany and Syracuse is being rescheduled for December or January 2020.

Details to come in due course.


Basics of Elder Law & Special Needs Practice

9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Click on the Program Date to Register for that Location!  

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | Melville 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 | Syracuse
Friday, November 15, 2019 | Buffalo
Friday, November 15, 2019 | NYC
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | Tarrytown 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 | Albany (Webcast) 

NYSBA Members: $175 | Elder Law & Special Needs Section Members: $150
Non Members: $275

7.5 MCLE Credits: 6.5  Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics 

Overall Program Chair
Lauren Enea, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano LLP, White Plains

Local Program Chairs
Albany | Jessica Botelho, Esq., Harris-Pero Legal Counsel, Saratoga
NYC | Alexis Gruttadauria, Esq., Schiff Hardin, NYC 
Westchester | Sara Meyers, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano LLP, White Plains
Long Island | Deanna M. Eble, Esq., Russo Law Group, P.C., Garden City
Buffalo | Elizabeth A. Ingold, Esq., Ingold Law PLLC, Buffalo
Syracuse | Aaron D. Frishman, Esq., Bousquet Holstein, PLLC, Syracuse 

Sponsors
Elder Law & Special Needs Section - Learn more about the Section HERE
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Elder Law & Special Needs Section Chair | Tara Anne Pleat, Esq. | Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC, Clifton Park 

Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Video Replay option is available.
If you cannot watch the program at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the video replay.


PROGRAM AGENDA & FACULTY

The New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law & Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present Basics of Elder Law & Special Needs Practice. 

Program Description
Experienced practitioners will provide a foundational understanding of the major issues confronted in an elder law and special needs practice.  Designed as a basics course, the program will cover the fundamentals of document drafting, Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and special needs issues.  Attendees will gain a basic foundation in elder law and special needs practice preparing them for intermediate and advanced-level programs and sustaining their growth as elder law and special needs practitioners.

Program Agenda

Program Agenda Topics 

  • Advanced Directives
  • Medicare, Medigap and Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Medicaid
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly and Individuals with Special Needs and Their Families
  • Ethical Considerations for Representing an Elderly Population  

Program Faculty
TBD 

PRICING
NYSBA Members: $175
Elder Law & Special Needs Section Members: $150
Non-Members: $ 275

Interested in registering more than one attorney?
Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for our 20% Group Discount.

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Elder Law & Special Needs Section Annual Meeting 2020

Save the Date - January 28!

Program information will be available closer to the meeting.

Elder Law and Special Needs Section UnProgram

Save the Dates!

Thursday, April 30 - Friday, May 1, 2020

The Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY


Save the Date July 16-19, 2020

Elder Law & Special Needs Section Summer Meeting
The Equinox Hotel | Manchester, Vermont

Save the Date October 29-30, 2020

Elder Law & Special Needs Section Fall Meeting
the Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown

VIEW THE LATEST ELDER AND SPECIAL NEEDS LAW JOURNAL

The Elder and Special Needs Law Journal (formerly the Elder Law Attorney) features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of elder law on such topics as long-term care, Article 81, advance directives, Medicaid, SNTs, guardianship, Social Security, tax issues, and estate planning. Edited by Patricia Shevy, Esq. and Katherine Carpenter, Esq., the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published quarterly by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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