Areas of Professional Practice: 13.00
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Rising medical costs, health insurance changes, looming Social Security Fund depletion and baby boomers' retirement have intensified concerns over long-term care funding. Are you doing everything you can to help each client develop a comprehensive plan to ensure proper quality of life in the golden years? This intensive study on planning and coordinating government benefits will help you become better prepared to face the challenges of today's Medicaid and elder law practice. Order today!
including - Ethics: 1.00 Areas of Professional Practice: 13.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 14.0 credit hours. 13.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys. 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.
This course meets the requirements for qualifying CLE credit through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as set out in 38 CFR Section 14.629, in the amount of 1.50 hours.
CHARLES W. BEINHAUER is a senior partner in the Buffalo law firm of Pfalzgraf Beinhauer & Menzies LLP. His practice focuses entirely in the fields of estates and trusts, estate administration, and elder law. Mr. Beinhauer is currently a member of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Committee. He is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County Elder Law Committee, Surrogate Court Practice and Procedure Committee, Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee, and the Speakers Bureau. Mr. Beinhauer is a former member of the New York State Lawyers Assistance Trust and the New York State Bar Association Lawyers Assistance Committee. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Columbus School of Law Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
TERRANCE W. EMMENS is a partner with Barclay Damon, LLP, and is the team leader for the firms elder law and Medicaid planning groups, where he concentrates his practice on helping seniors get the care they need. Mr. Emmens has extensive experience obtaining NYS Community Medicaid benefits for clients and routinely handles matters involving nursing-home care and asset protection, guardianship planning, estate litigation, and Medicaid-related litigation. He has extensive experience with outright gifts, Medicaid-permitted trusts, supplemental-needs trusts, loans, annuities, and deeds. Mr. Emmens also prepares essential documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, statutory gift riders, health care proxies, and other documents necessary for estate probate and related administration. He is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Emmens earned his B.A. degree from George Washington University and his J.D. degree from Vermont Law School.
ELIZABETH A. INGOLD is the owner of Ingold Law PLLC, where she counsels families and individuals in all stages of life to achieve lifetime and testamentary goals. Ms. Ingold excels in tailoring sophisticated estate plans to conserve and transfer wealth, to preserve businesses, real estate and other assets. She is admitted to practice in New York. Ms. Ingold is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York State Bar Association, Erie County Bar Association, and the Financial Counselors of Western New York. She earned her B.A. degree from State University of New York at Geneseo and J.D. degree with a concentration in estate planning from Albany Law School.
DENIS A. KITCHEN is a sole practitioner with Denis A. Kitchen, P.C., in Williamsville, where his main areas of practice include real estate and title law, business law, and general litigation. He is admitted to practice before all courts of the state of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York; and the Second and Third U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals. Mr. Kitchen is a member of the New York State and Erie County bar associations, the Christian Legal Society, and the National Lawyers Association. He earned his B.S. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, his M.S.Ed. degree from Indiana University, and his J.D. degree from State University of New York at Buffalo.
ANTHONY J. KUHN is a managing partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC, where he is the chair of Tully Rinckey PLLC’s nationwide military and national security practice groups. Mr. Kuhn has served more than 22 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, and is currently serving as the Operations Section NCIOC for a Battalion Headquarters. Mr. Kuhn focuses much of his time on the representation of military personnel, federal agents and employees, as well as private employers and non-profit corporations. His practice areas include corporate, labor and employment, military law, national security representation, and veterans’ benefits. Mr. Kuhn is the co-founder and co-director of the University at Buffalo School of Law Veterans Law practicum and is the adjunct professor for the law school’s first-of-its-kind asynchronistic nationwide Veterans Law course. He is accredited through the Department of Veterans Affairs and is also admitted to practice before the Federal Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington, DC. He earned his B.D. degree, cum laude, from Buffalo State College and his J.D. degree at the University at Buffalo Law School.
EDWARD C. ROBINSON is a partner with the law firm of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., in Buffalo, New York, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of will probate, estate administration and elder law. Mr. Robinson frequently lectures to various professionals on estate planning, probate and elder law issues. He is a member of the Erie County and New York State bar associations. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Hobart College and his J.D. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.