News & Publications

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

winter 2019

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Message from the Chair
Judith D. Grimaldi

Message from the Co-Editors-in-Chief
Katy Carpenter and Patricia Shevy

Young Lawyers Corner:
The Basics of Advance Health Care Directives in New York: Health Care Proxies and Living Wills

Kristen M. Casper

Preventing Financial Exploitation
David A. Weintraub

The Clinical, Ethical and Legislative Case for Medical Aid in Dying in New York
David C. Leven and Timothy E. Quill

Featured Member Spotlight: Fern Finkel
Interview by Katy Carpenter

Committee Spotlight: Guardianship Committee

Tales from the Trenches

Christine Mooney and Linda Redlisky

Fifth Annual Elder and Special Needs Law Journal Writing Competition

Elder Law and Special Needs Section Events and Co-Sponsored Events Photos

Not All Brokers/Advisors Are Created Equal—Make Sure Your Client Receives Investment Advice from a Fiduciary

Ronald A. Fatoullah

New Member Spotlight: Alexis R. Gruttadauria
Interview by Katy Carpenter

Effectively Addressing Bank, Brokerage and Real Property Issues in an Article 81 Guardianship Proceeding
Anthony E. Enea

The Section’s District Leaders

The Elder Law and Special Needs Section Welcomes New Members

Section Committees and Chairs

Section Officers

Section Editors


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About the 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

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

The Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published by the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and available to Section members only.