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
    • Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2016 Fall Meeting - October 20-21

      Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2016 Fall Meeting
      October 20-21, 2016
      The Grand Cascades Lodge
      Hamburg, NJ

      Join us and earn 11.0 MCLE Credits!
      10.0 in Professional Practice and 1.0 in Ethics for Experienced Attorneys Only.

      Registration Rates:
      NYSBA Elder Law & Special Needs Section Member:  $300.00
      NYSBA Member - Newly Admitted (5 years or less)*:   $250.00
      NYSBA ELSN Section Member First Time Attendee**: $250.00
      Other NYSBA Members: $400.00
      Non-NYSBA Member Attorneys: $500.00

      Newly-Admitted attorneys are not required to be a Section member to receive preferred rate. 
      Elder Law and Special Needs Section members who have not attended a Summer or Fall Section meeting since 2006.

      Download/View Final Meeting Program

      Download/View Meeting Registration Form

      Book Your Hotel Reservations!  Call Grand Cascades at 855-977-6473 and tell them you are with the New York State Bar Association group to receive our preferred rate.  Rooms are currently available only at Grand Cascades sister property, Minerals.  Shuttle service will be available to attendees requiring transportation from Minerals to Grand Cascades.  

      Interested in Sponsoring and Exhibiting at the Meeting?  Contact Catheryn Teeter at 518-487-5573 or Elizabeth Briand at 914-287-6190 with Questions or Download the Sponsor/Exhibitor Form Here.

    • November 2016 Intermediate Elder Law

      Intermediate Elder Law

      Tuesday, November 1, 2016 | New York City  Live and Webcast 
      Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | White Plains
      Wednesday, November 9, 2016
       | Buffalo
      Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | Albany
      Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | Melville, L.I.

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

      6.0 MCLE Credits:  2.5 Skills; 2.5 Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics

      Click on the dates above to register online or for additional information.

  • 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 Tara Anne Pleat, Esq., and Judith Nolfo McKenna, 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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  • Status of Pending Legislation

    Elder Law and Special Needs Section

    Status of Pending Legislation