NYSBA Member: $175
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.
Sponsored by the Elder Law & Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Live & Webcast
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)
9:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M. at all locations
Elder Law & Special Needs Law Section | Committee on Continuing Legal Education
7.5 MCLE Credits
6.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics
NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
Elder Law & Special Needs Section Member: $150
- Advanced Directives
- Medicare, Medigap and Long-Term Care Insurance
- Veterans Benefits
- Estate Planning for the Elderly and Individuals with Special Needs and Their Families
- Ethical Considerations for Representing an Elderly Population
Overall Program Co-Chairs
Greg S. Catarella, Esq., Levine Gouldin & Thompson, LLP, Vestal
Lauren Enea, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano LLP, White Plains
Chair: Jessica Botelho, Esq., Harris-Pero Legal Counsel, PLLC | Saratoga
Daniel G. Alcorn, D.G. Alcorn & Associates | Niskayuna
JulieAnn Calareso, Esq., The Shevy Law Firm, LLC | Albany
Katherine Carpenter, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC | Clifton Park
Michael D. Dezik, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC | Queensbury
Megan Harris-Pero, Esq., Harris-Pero Legal Counsel, PLLC | Saratoga Springs
Benjamin Pomerance, Esq., New York State Division of Veterans Affairs | Albany
Lauren E. Skarkey, Cioffi Slezak Wildgrube PC | Clifton Park
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact staff attorney Sally Bratten. or program coordinator Jennifer Wright.