The Senior Lawyer

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  • About This Publication

    The Senior Lawyer features substantive articles for lawyers who are age 55 or older and is published to help with career continuity and career changes. Articles that have appeared in past issues include such topics as value of important papers, estate planning, ethical issues, life settlements and retaining and maintaining closed files. Also included are updates on Section news, committee reports, programs and events. Edited by Willard H. DaSilva, Esq., The Senior Lawyer is published by the Senior Lawyers Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    The Senior Lawyer is published as a benefit for members of the Senior Lawyers Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission. © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 1949-8322 (print) ISSN 1949-8330 (online)

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    (Spring 2015)

    A Message from the Section Chair
    Carole A. Burns

    The IOLA Fund of New York: Helping New Yorkers to Access Justice
    Mary Rothwell Davis

    Special Needs Trusts: A Primer
    Anthony J. Enea

    Avoiding Consequential Liabilities for Trustees of Trust-Owned Life Insurance
    Henry Montag, CFP

    Representing Students in Special Education Matters
    Adrienne J. Arkontaky

    New York’s Aging Population—A Growing Impact on the Need, Market, and Framework for Legal Assistance
    Vera Prosper

    Cruise Ship Accidents: What Are the Rights of the Passenger? An Update
    John H. (Jack) Hickey

    Defective Hip Implant Litigation Global Update
    Hadley L. Matarazzo

    Government Entitlements for Children with Developmental Delays
    Joan Lensky Robert

    Utilizing SCPA Article 17-A (Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act 17-A) and MHL Article (Mental Hygiene Law 81) Guardianships for Disabled Children
    Sara Meyers

    Aging in the Digital Age: How Seniors Can Use Technology to Access Needed Government Benefits and How Government Can Play an Important Role in Helping to Bridge the Technology Gap for Older Adults
    Christine Julien

    The Boneyard
    Robert Cioffi

    The New York Bar Foundation—Lawyers Caring, Lawyers Sharing
    Deborah Auspelmyer