Sections & Committees

Elder Law and Special Needs Section

Special Education Law Update 2019

October 2 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast 
October 3 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Syracuse
October 4 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
October 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Westchester


Register Now! 

Book your hotel room now: 
The Gideon Putnam Hotel
Saratoga Springs, NY 
$175. Single or Double
Toll free number is 866.746.1077
Group Name: NYSBA Elder Law & Trusts Estates Section Fall Meeting
The Group Code #9NC8H5

Topics include: 
POA-What Trusts & Estates and Elder Law & Special Needs Attorneys Need to Know;
Litigating POA Disputes;
Ethically Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity;
Financial Abuse of the Elderly;
Contested Article 8`1 Guardianships;
Interstate Guardian Practice Mediation Instead of Litigation;
Administering Estates and Trusts to Avoid Litigation;
New York Trust Code-Addressing the Differences Between New York’s Current Trust Laws and 
Noteworthy Provisions of the Proposed NY Trust Code. 

The Program Brochure can be viewed here.

The Registration form can be found here.

Sponsor/Exhibitor information can be found here.

Elder Law & Special Needs Section Annual Meeting 2020

Save the Date - January 28!

Program information will be available closer to the meeting.

Elder Law and Special Needs Section UnProgram

Save the Dates!

Thursday, April 30 - Friday, May 1, 2020

The Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY


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 Patricia Shevy, Esq. and Katherine Carpenter, Esq., the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published quarterly by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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