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Medicaid Eligibility Update
Gifting Techniques and Case Scenarios
Curing Prior Gifts: Practical Guidance and Real-World Examples
STEPHEN B. KEOGH is a partner in the Norwalk law firm of Keogh, Burkhart & Vetter, practicing primarily in elder law and probate law. A magna cum laude graduate of Yale College, Mr. Keogh earned his J.D. degree from Columbia University. He is a member of the Fairfield County, Connecticut and American bar associations; and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Keogh is a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a member of the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, and a past co-chair of the Elder Law Section of the Fairfield County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Community Bioethics Forum, which is sponsored by the Program for Biomedical Ethics at the Yale School of Medicine, and was the first recipient of the Glenn E. Knierim Pro Bono Award, given by the Connecticut Probate Assembly, in April 2012.
MATTHEW J. LEONARD is counsel at Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard, Inc., where he has devoted his practice to handling the legal needs of individuals and their business interests through all stages of life, from basic to sophisticated estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning, probate, trust and estate administration, real estate, business transactions, business creation, and related litigation. Mr. Leonard appears in probate and superior courts representing executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and beneficiaries. He appears before the Rhode Island Department of Human Services in support of client Medicaid applications. He is a frequent author and lecturer on various topics, such as advanced estate planning, Medicaid planning, buying or selling a business, and the probate process. Mr. Leonard earned his B.S. degree from Providence College and his J.D. degree from Roger Williams University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Florida, as well as the federal courts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. He is a member of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts bar associations, and The Florida Bar.
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