Elder Law and Special Needs Section

  • Elderly Person Holding Hands
    Welcome to the Elder Law and Special Needs Section As an elder law and/or special needs attorney, you'll benefit from Section membership that keeps you up-to-date with important legislative developments, regulations and case laws impacting the elderly
  • Upcoming Events
    • Register Now! Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2014 Summer Meeting

      The Hotel Hershey
      August 7-9, 2014

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      The Hershey Hotel is sold out. We are offering a limited amount of rooms at the Hershey Lodge which is a short drive to the Hotel.

      Join your friends and colleagues for the 2014 Summer Meeting of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section being held August 7-9 at The Hershey Hotel in Hershey The sweetest place on earth! 

      The Hotel Hershey is one of the finest Historic Hotels of America. You’ll never run out of things to do, from roller coasters, to tennis courts, golf, swimming and six miles of nature trails, you will find endless fun and attractions. Enjoy a cocktail reception at the Antique Automobile club of America Museum displaying vintage automobiles in unique scenes and settings!

      Online Registration is now available. Please remember to send in your Hotel Accommodation Form (PDF).
      Download Hotel Accommodation Form (PDF) and Registration Form (PDF) ). Complete forms and return by mail or fax as indicated on forms.

    • Save the Date: Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2014 Fall Meeting

      Save the Date!

      October 30 - 31, 2014
      DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
      Tarrytown, NY

      Watch for additional information in the coming months.

    • January 27: 2015 Annual Meeting: Save the Date!

      The New York State Bar Association's 2015 Annual Meeting is scheduled to take place January 26-31, 2015:

      New York Hilton Midtown
      1335 Avenue of the Americas
      New York City

      The Elder Law and Special Needs Section will meet on Tuesday, January 27.

      Save the date!

  • Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

    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 David I. Kronenberg, Esq., and Adrienne J. Arkontaky Esq., the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published quarterly by the Elder Law Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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  • Status of Pending Legislation

    Elder Law and Special Needs Section

    Status of Pending Legislation