PROGRAM LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS
Click on the Program Date to Register for that Location!
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | Melville Marriott | 1350 Walt Whitman Road | Melville, NY 11747
Thursday, November 14, 2019 | Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel | 801 University Avenue | Syracuse, NY 13210
Friday, November 15, 2019 | Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst | 5020 Main Street | Amherst, NY 14226
Friday, November 15, 2019 | Convene Conference Center | 810 Seventh Avenue | New York, NY 10019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | Doubletree Hilton Tarrytown | 455 S Broadway | Tarrytown, NY 10591
Thursday, November 21, 2019 | New York State Bar Association | Albany, NY 12207 (Webcast)
NYSBA Members: $175 | Elder Law & Special Needs Section Members: $150
Non Members: $275
7.5 MCLE Credits: 6.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics
Overall Program Co-Chairs
Greg S. Catarella, Esq., Levine Gouldin & Thompson, LLP, Vestal
Lauren Enea, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano LLP, White Plains
Local Program Chairs
Albany | Jessica Botelho, Esq., Harris-Pero Legal Counsel, Saratoga
Buffalo | Elizabeth A. Ingold, Esq., Ingold Law PLLC, Buffalo
Long Island | Deanna M. Eble, Esq., Russo Law Group, P.C., Garden City
NYC | Alexis Gruttadauria, Esq., Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP, NYC
Syracuse | Aaron D. Frishman, Esq., Bousquet Holstein, PLLC, Syracuse
Westchester | Sara Meyers, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano LLP, White Plains
Elder Law & Special Needs Section - Learn more about the Section HERE.
Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Elder Law & Special Needs Section Chair | Tara Anne Pleat, Esq. | Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC, Clifton Park
Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Video Replay option is available.
If you cannot watch the program at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the video replay.
PROGRAM AGENDA & FACULTY
The New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law & Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present Basics of Elder Law & Special Needs Practice.
Experienced practitioners will provide a foundational understanding
of the major issues confronted in an elder law and special needs
practice. Designed as a basics course, the program will cover the
fundamentals of document drafting, Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and
special needs issues. Attendees will gain a basic foundation in
elder law and special needs practice preparing them for intermediate
and advanced-level programs and sustaining their growth as elder law
and special needs practitioners.
Program Agenda Topics
Medigap and Long-Term Care Insurance
Planning for the Elderly and Individuals with Special Needs and Their Families
Considerations for Representing an Elderly Population
Chair: Jessica Botelho,
Esq., Harris-Pero Legal Counsel, PLLC | Saratoga
Daniel G. Alcorn, D.G. Alcorn & Associates |
JulieAnn Calareso, Esq., The Shevy Law Firm, LLC |
Katherine Carpenter, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat
PLLC | Clifton Park
Michael D. Dezik, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC |
Megan Harris-Pero, Esq., Harris-Pero Legal Counsel,
PLLC | Saratoga Springs
Benjamin Pomerance, Esq., New York State Division of
Veterans Affairs | Albany
Lauren E. Sharkey, Cioffi Slezak Wildgrube PC | Clifton Park
Chair: Elizabeth A. Ingold, Esq., Ingold Law PLLC | Buffalo
Sharon Quinn Costello, RN, Geriatric Care Managers of Western New York |
Jay William Frantz, Esq., Brooks & Brooks, LLP | Little Valley
Richard A. Marchese, Jr., Esq., Wood Oviatt Gilman LLP | Buffalo
Edward C. Robinson, Esq., Hurtwitz & Fine, P.C. | Buffalo
Paul J. Romesser, New York State Division of Veterans Services | Strykersville
Kelly Barrett Sarama, Esq., Center for Elder Law & Justice | Buffalo
Leonard Sas, New York State Division of Veterans Services | Binghamton
Chair: Deanna Ebele, Esq., Russo Law Group, PC | Garden City
Frank L. Buquicchio, Esq., Russo Law Group, PC | Islandia
Robin Burner Daleo, Esq., Burner Law Group P.C. | East Setauket
Aaron Futterman, Esq., Futterman & Lanza, LLP | Smithtown
Naomi Levin, Esq., Grimaldi & Yeung LLP | Brooklyn
Melissa P. Negrin-Wiener, Esq., Genser Cona Elder Law | Melville
Prof. Blair E. Thompson, Esq., Hofstra University | Hempstead
New York City
Chair: Alexis Gruttadauria, Esq., Tarter Krinsky &
Drogin LLP I NYC
Douglas J. Chu, Esq., Hynes & Chu LLP | NYC
Robert M. Freedman, Esq., Tarter Krinsky &
Drogin | NYC
David Hoffman, Esq., Columbia University | NYC
David I. Kronenberg, Esq., Goldbard Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP | NYC
Lauren Mechaly, Esq., Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP | Florham Park
Prof. Blair E. Thompson, Esq., Hofstra University | Hempstead
Chair: Aaron Frishman, Esq., Bousquet Holstein PLLC I Syracuse
Georgia G. Crinnin, Bousquet Holstein PLLC | Syracuse
Sue Doan, New York State Division of Veterans Services | Syracuse
Jillian Joyce, Esq., Hancock Estabrook, LLP | Syracuse
Anthony A. Marrone, II, Esq., The Marrone Law Firm, P.C. | Syracuse
Robert D. Scolaro, Esq., Scolaro Law PLLC | Fayetteville
Chair: Sara Meyers, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP | White Plains
Salvatore M. Di Costanzo, Esq., Maker,
Fragale & Di Costanzo, LLP | Rye
J. Enea, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP | White Plains
Sara L. Keating, Esq. Hoffman & Keating, P.C | New City
Moira Schneider Laidlaw, Esq., Hollis Laidlaw & Simon, P.C. | Mount Kisco
Frances M. Pantaleo, Esq., Bleakley Platt & Schmidt LLP | White Plains
David Silva, Esq., Community Service Society |
Smith, New York State Division of Veterans Services | Montrose
NYSBA Members: $175
Elder Law & Special Needs Section Members: $150
Non-Members: $ 275
Interested in registering more than one attorney?
Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for our 20% Group Discount.
Join the Conversation!
Follow us on Twitter: @nysbaCLE
Stay informed. Be the first to hear about the latest course offerings.
Follow NYSBA CLE on Twitter! www.twitter.com/NYSBACLE.
To view the full list of CLE Programs, click here.
Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.