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 CLE Program
Friday, November 15, 2019 | Convene Conference Center | 810 Seventh Avenue | New York, NY
9:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M. at all locations
Elder Law & Special Needs 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: Alexis Gruttadauria, Esq., Schiff Hardin LLP I NYC
Douglas J. Chu, Esq., Hynes & Chu LLP | NYC
Robert M. Freedman, Esq., Schiff Hardin LLP | NYC
David Hoffman, Esq., Columbia University | NYC
David I. Kronenberg, Esq., Goldbard Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP | NYC
Naomi Levin, Esq., Grimaldi & Yeung LLP | Brooklyn
Lauren Mechaly, Esq., Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP | Florham Park
Prof. Blair E. Thompson, Esq., Hofstra University | Hempstead
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.