News & Publications

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

winter 2018

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Message from the Chair
Martin Hersh

Message from the Co-Editors in Chief
Tara Anne Pleat and Judith Nolfo McKenna

Establishment and Administration of First Party Supplemental Needs Trust: The Framework for an Improved Approach
Edward V. Wicenski

Income Tax Refunds: Another Arrow in the Medicaid Planning Quiver
Kameron Brooks and Jay William Frantz

Thinking of Sitting for the CELA Exam? What You May Want to Know Before Taking the Plunge
Richard J. Shapiro

Fall Meeting Photos

Senior Member Spotlight: JulieAnn Calareso

Interview by Katy Carpenter

Predatory Marriages: A Growing Concern
By Deborah S. Ball and Malya Kurzweil Levin

Young Lawyers Corner: Pros and Cons of Practicing Guardianship Law
Stephen Donaldson

New Member Spotlight: Lauren Sharkey
Interview by Katy Carpenter

Committee Spotlight: Special Needs Planning Committee

Join an Elder Law and Special Needs Section Committee

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.