The Senior Lawyer

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    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. and Stephen G. Brooks, 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 2014)

    A Message from the Section Chair
    Carole A. Burns

    A Message from the Editor

    Stephen G. Brooks

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

    Defective Metal on Metal Hip Implant Claims in Federal Multidistrict Litigation: More Than 8,500 Filed Cases
    Hadley L. Matarazzo

    Planning for Seniority: A Baby Boomer’s Playbook
    Rosemary C. Byrne

    Are You Ready for the Elder Years?
    Anthony J. Enea

    The Law and Lifelong Learning
    Charles A. O’Connor, III

    The Dangerous Myth of Reinvention
    Marc Freedman

    Granny Snatchers Beware: New York Adopts Uniform Adult Guardianship Act
    Anthony J. Enea

    AEP: A Significant Opportunity
    Fern Schair and Nicholas Macri

    Senior Appellate Attorneys Drive Success of New York Pro Bono Program
    Cynthia Feathers and Susan Patnode

    The Importance of a Life Insurance Performance Evaluation
    Henry Montag, CFP, CLTC

    Take Action to Maintain Reduction in Real Estate Taxes
    Stephanie Braunstein

    Self-Insurance and the Affordable Care Act
    Mark L. Stulmaker

    From Egg Creams to Politics
    Bob Abrams

    Section News
    Organizational Information