NYSBA Member: $95
Starting An Elder Law Practice
In this basic-level program, the faculty will present a nuts and bolts overview of how to establish an elder law practice including coverage of key terms and basic concepts, practical tips for focusing a practice on elder law, resources and relationships for the novice elder law attorney, variations on how to start and manage an elder law practice as well as considerations for building a practice and gaining experience/knowledge in the area of elder law. Whether you are new to the practice area or an experienced practitioner preparing to go out on your own for the first time, this program will provide valuable and practical tips about establishing and successfully managing a thriving elder law practice.
Who Should Attend
Attorneys in the general practice of law, elder law attorneys, estate and trust planners, and those interested in a basic knowledge of establishing and managing an elder law practice.
Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the Elder Law & Special Needs Section and the Committee on Law Practice Management.
Live CLE Program & Webcast
Friday, February 9, 2018 – NYC (live webcast) – CFA Society New York, 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.
1.5 MCLE Credits: 1.5 Areas of Professional Practice
NYSBA Member: $95 | Non-Member: $195
Co-sponsoring Section Member: $75
- What is elder law?
- Key terms and basic concepts
- Focusing your practice as an elder law attorney: consideration of practice areas within the scope of elder law
- Resources and relationships for the novice elder law attorney
- Variations on how to start an elder law practice and practice management tips
- Considerations for building your practice and gaining knowledge/experience in elder law
James Barnes, Esq., Burke & Casserly, PC, Albany, NY
Jeffrey A. Asher, Esq., Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Asher, PLLC, New York, NY
Matthew Nolfo, Esq., Matthew J. Nolfo & Associates, New York, NY
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact staff attorney Sally Bratten.