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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!
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 0.0 hours.
JOHN DOTSON is a partner with Kentucky ElderLaw, PLLC. Mr. Dotson currently serves as chair of the Kentucky Bar Association Elder Law Section. He also currently serves on the boards of directors of The Kentucky and Southern Indiana Stroke Association and of Prodigal Ministries, Inc., and is chair of the deacon body at Broadway Baptist Church. In March 2016, he was nominated and selected as one of 20 People to Know in Aging Care by Business First. Mr. Dotson earned his B.B.A. degree in finance from the University of Kentucky. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
SHELLEY DOWELL is an attorney with Kentucky ElderLaw, PLLC. She assists older clients, their children and other family members, with nursing home, Medicaid, asset preservation, asset distribution, mental capacity, probate, guardianship and other issues, both financial and non-financial. In addition, she drafts legal documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, health care surrogates, and care agreements for clients and family members. She also speaks and teaches in a variety of forums. Ms. Dowell is a member of the Louisville Bar Association and the Kentucky Bar Association, and serves on the Board of Directors for SeniorCare Experts. In August, 2017, she was nominated and selected as one of 20 People to Know in Law by Business First. She earned her B.S., cum laude, and her J.D. degrees from the University of Louisville.
KELLY M. GANNOTT is a partner at Kentucky ElderLaw, PLLC, in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a past officer of the Kentucky Bar Association's Elder Law Section and a past chair of the Bylaws Committee and the Legislative Committee for the Section. She has also served on the Louisville Bar Association’s Public Service Committee and is a member of the board for the Kentuckiana Girl Scouts council. Licensed to practice in Indiana and Kentucky, Ms. Gannott earned her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville and her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Murray State University.
PETER L. OSTERMILLER has been in the private practice of law in Louisville since 1980. He is a sole practitioner concentrating in legal ethics and professional responsibility matters. Mr. Ostermiller represents attorneys in disciplinary and reinstatement proceedings, judges in judicial ethics matters, and bar exam applicants. He has also represented parties in attorney’s fee dispute proceedings; attorneys in legal proceedings in which sanctions have been sought against the attorney; represented parties in attorney disqualification proceedings; and counseled lawyers and law firms in their respective rights, responsibilities and duties to other attorneys and their clients. Mr. Ostermiller has also served as an expert witness in legal ethics/legal malpractice matters. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association and the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Mr. Ostermiller served on the Kentucky Bar Association's Ethics 2000 Committee which proposed changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct to the KBA, which resulted in the July 2009 revisions to the Ethics Rules. Mr. Ostermiller graduated with his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Louisville.
MISTY C. VANTREASE is a partner with Kentucky ElderLaw, PLLC. She holds an LL.M with high honors in elder law from Stetson University. She has served as chair of Kentucky Bar Association Elder Law Section and has chaired the Section’s Continuing Education Committee. She is on the board of the Kentucky Indiana Alzheimer’s Association. Ms. Vantrease is frequently requested to speak to attorneys, accountants, financial advisors and other professionals. A member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Louisville Bar Association, she earned her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Murray State University. She earned her J.D. degree from the University of Louisville Louis Brandeis School of Law.