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The requirements for Medicaid and Veterans benefits eligibility are strict, and protective planning is tricky. Do you have all the tools you need to plan for the lookback periods and protect clients' assets? Join us at this focused program to get the answers you need about this complex area of practice. Order today!
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"Medicaid and Veterans (VA) Benefits: Planning for Lookback Periods and Ensuring Eligibility" is an accredited program under the regulations of the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education. It is planned that this program will provide a maximum of 6.0 hours of unmoderated activity credit toward the mandatory continuing legal education requirements under the Iowa rule, including 1.0 hour of ethics unmoderated activity credit. No more than 6.0 hours of unmoderated activity CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
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 and 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.
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.
WHITNEY M. WILSON has practiced law in Louisville, Kentucky since 2004. Her practice at Elder Law of Louisville is focused solely on elder law, which includes wills, powers of attorney, advanced directives, trusts, trust administration, Medicaid planning, VA benefits planning, special needs, guardianship and probate. Ms. Wilson is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and is accredited by the VA to assist veterans and their families with claims for benefits. She is a Best of Louisville attorney. Ms. Wilson has also had the honor of being nominated for the Kentucky Bar Association's Distinguished Lawyer Award and for Louisville Business First's Forty Under 40. She is an active member of the Louisville Bar Association and the Estate Planning Council of Metro Louisville. Ms. Wilson is a former chair of the Kentucky Bar Association's Elder Law Section and current chair of its CLE Committee. She also enjoys membership in the KY Guardianship Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, ElderCounsel, and the Academy of Special Needs Planners. Ms. Wilson regularly writes and educates on elder law topics. She is a contributing author of Kentucky Elder Law, a book published by Thomson Reuters as part of its Kentucky Practice Series. She provided and updates its VA Chapter. This book is the course material for the University of Louisville's Brandeis College of Law's elder law class. Ms. Wilson also co-authored with her law partner, Eileen Walsh, the article "Paying for Long Term Care Without Medicaid," which has been published by several organizations, including the American Bar Association. She is a recurring faculty member of ElderCounsel, and has guest lectured for Stetson University's Elder Law LLM program and at the University of Louisville. Ms. Wilson's years as a national guest lecturer have earned her an exceptional reputation in the elder law field. Through Twilight Legal Consulting, she regularly co-counsels other attorneys new to elder law or looking to add an elder law component to their existing law practice.