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Help Your Aging Clients Secure Proper Care and Qualify for Benefits
Aging in comfort and confidence is no small task. Ensuring long-term care, making the tough medical decisions and delegating care of the finances are just a few of the onerous tasks of aging. This practical legal guide offers real-life solutions to qualifying for benefits and improving quality of life for your older clients and clients with disabilities. Expand the range of options for your clients - register today!
This legal course is designed for attorneys. It will also benefit accountants, nursing home administrators, trust officers, social workers, benefits coordinators, geriatric care managers, and other professionals working with elder clients on planning issue.
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 5.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
COLLEEN D. BRATKOVICH is an attorney at Zacharia Brown and practices in the areas of Medicaid planning and eligibility, veterans benefits, and related estate planning and estate administration issues. She is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Ms. Bratkovich is also accredited by the Veteran's Administration to represent veterans in their claims before the department. She earned her undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University and her law degree from Duquesne University. Ms. Bratkovich is a member of NAELA and PAELA.
AVERY J. MAYNE is an attorney with Walny Legal Group LLC, where she concentrates her practice on family law, elder law, and estate planning, and works with clients to resolve a variety of legal concerns pertaining to divorce, adult guardianships and special needs planning. She also focuses on public benefit planning, including Medicaid (Title XIX) asset planning and planning for individuals with long-term care needs. Ms. Mayne is a certified mediator and a certified adult guardian ad litem. She is a member of the Association for Women Lawyers, the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, and she sits as the co-chair of the Milwaukee Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. Ms. Mayne earned her B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Missouri and her J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School along with a certificate in alternative dispute resolution.
LON T. MCCLINTOCK is a sole practitioner in Bennington, Vermont, where his primary areas of practice include Social Security disability benefits, real estate, small businesses, general civil litigation, school law, and wills, estates and probate. He is admitted to practice law in Vermont and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont. Mr. McClintock earned his B.A. degree from Dartmouth College and his J.D. degree from Vermont Law School. He is currently serving on the Shaftsbury Development Review Board, which hears zoning and land use matters for the town of Shaftsbury.
THOMAS J. MURPHY is an attorney located in the Ahwatukee area of Phoenix. His practice emphasizes estate planning, elder law (including nursing home issues), all probate matters (including contested matters and guardianships), and tax controversies. Mr. Murphy has regularly appeared before the Arizona Court of Appeals, litigating many of the cutting-edge appellate cases in probate law and has successfully litigated cases in the U.S. Tax Court, the Arizona Tax Court, and the Arizona Board of Tax Appeals. He has represented clients before all levels of the Internal Revenue Service and the Arizona Department of Revenue. Mr. Murphy is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the State Bar of Arizona (Tax Law, Probate and Trust Law, Mental Health and Elder Law sections), and the Arizona Medicaid Planning Council. He has served on numerous state and county bar association committees, and was selected as the state bar representative to the Arizona Supreme Court's Committee on Reform of Lower Jurisdiction Courts. Mr. Murphy has testified as an expert witness in cases before the Maricopa County Probate Court regarding probate practices in Arizona. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Phoenix Tax Workshop and the Editorial Board of NAELA News. Mr. Murphy has been published in many national, state and local professional journals, writing on a wide variety of legal and tax matters. His articles on the impact of the new HIPAA regulations on health care powers of attorney and related documents have garnered him wide recognition as one of the nation's foremost authorities in this field, and he has been invited to speak before many organizations. Mr. Murphy graduated from Tufts University, with honors, and he earned his J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School.
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