Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

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    Summer 2017

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    Message from the Outgoing Chair
    David Goldfarb

    Message from the Incoming Chair
    Martin Hersh

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

    When Worlds Collide: State Trust Law and Federal Welfare Programs
    Ron M. Landsman

    Join an Elder Law and Special Needs Section Committee

    A Survey of Operational Issues Affecting Supplemental Needs Trusts: Impact of the Who and Why of a Distribution

    George H. Gray

    Senior Member Spotlight: Patricia A. Bave
    Interview by Katy Carpenter

    Committee Spotlight: Guardianship Committee

    The Supreme Court Rules on Special Education in Endrew F.

    Kerry M. McGrath

    Supported Decision Making New York: A Pilot Program
    Matthew Smith

    New Member Spotlight: Katy Carpenter
    Interview by Judy Nolfo McKenna

    Power of Attorney Legislation and Lobbying Efforts
    Tara Anne Pleat

    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.