Elder Law and Special Needs Section

  • Elderly Person Holding Hands
    Welcome to the Elder Law and Special Needs Section As an elder law and/or special needs attorney, you'll benefit from Section membership that keeps you up-to-date with important legislative developments, regulations and case laws impacting the elderly
  • Upcoming Events
    • June 6-7 Elder Law & Special Needs Section 2-Day Advanced Mediation Training

      ELDER LAW AND SPECIAL NEEDS SECTION

      2-Day Advanced Mediation Training

      June 6-7, 2014
      Pace Law School
      White Plains

      This program will teach mediators specialized skills and techniques for working with seniors and adult families facing issues such as living arrangements, caregiving, financial planning, inheritance/estate disputes, medical decisions, family communication, driving, and guardianship.

      Click to view/download the Program Brochure.
      Click to view/download the Meeting Registration Form.

      Fees
      Elder Law & Special Needs Section Members - $875
      Non-Elder Law Section Members - $1,200
      Optional Aging Issues Friday Evening Program - $250

      Under New York's MCLE rules, this program will provide you with up to 14 credit hours including 2.0 in Ethics and Professionals and 12.0 in Skills.  This program is not transitional and therefore not suitable for newly admitted attorneys.

      This training is approved under Part 146 by the New York State Unified Court System's Office of ADR Programs.  Please note that final placement on any court roster is at the discretion of the local Administrative Judge and participation in a course that is either approved or pending aprpoval does not guarantee placement on a local court roster.

      Click here to register online.

    • Save the Date: Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2014 Fall Meeting

      Save the Date!

      October 30 - 31, 2014
      DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
      Tarrytown, NY

      Watch for additional information in the coming months.

    • Save the Date: Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2014 Summer Meeting

      Save the Date!

      August 7 - 10, 2014
      Hotel Hershey
      Hershey, PA

      Watch for additional information in the coming months.

  • Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

    Elder and Special Needs Law Journal


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    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 David I. Kronenberg, Esq., and Adrienne J. Arkontaky Esq., the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published quarterly by the Elder Law Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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  • Status of Pending Legislation

    Elder Law and Special Needs Section

    Status of Pending Legislation