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Elder Law and Special Needs Section Summer 2023 Meeting

Elder Law and Special Needs Section Summer 2023 Meeting


Join us live at the Logan Hotel, located in the heart of Philadelphia, July -20th – 22nd for the Elder Law and Special Needs Section Summer 2023 Meeting!
12.0 MCLE Credits: 7.5 Professional Practice; 2.5 Skills; 1.0 Ethics; 1.0 Law Practice Management

Select the Agenda tab on this page to see the full agenda and itinerary. 

CLE Program Topics: 

2023 Elder Law Update

Estates 101

Will Contests and 1404 Hearings

Will Drafting: The Basics through Creative Drafting

Palliative Care and End of Life Decision Making

Recent Developments in the Notary Public Law 

Building a Practice/Practice Management: From Different Practice Perspectives

Use of Guardianships when Seniors are Victims of Scams

Department of Social Services Medicaid Panel Presentation

Challenges Faced by Students with Disabilities Post-COVID 

Ethics in Law from a Media Perspective

The CLE programming is in-person only.  These sessions will not be livestreamed or recorded.  

Please note: All Receptions and Cultural Outings Require Advance Registration. Please be sure to select these options when registering online through the NYSBA website. The only exception is when purchasing the tickets for the Franklin Institute, which needs to be done directly through the museum. More details and instructions on signing up for the cultural outings are available below. 

Cultural Outings for Friday, July 21, 2023 (Optional) 

2:00 p.m.- Independence Hall National Park Tour | Visitor Center at 6th & Market Streets – This event is sold out!

Join us for a National Park Service guided tour of Independence Hall.

*This event is sold out! Preregistration is required.


2:00 p.m. – The Barnes Collection | 320 North 20th Street/2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway 

This self-guided tour begins with a 30-minute presentation by a docent in the Barnes

auditorium on Dr. Barnes' unique perspective on displaying art. Then guests are welcome to explore the galleries at their own pace where you may immerse yourself in one of the greatest private collection of post-impressionist and early-modern art in existence. Explore more than 3,000 masterpieces, including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cezannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos, 16 Modiglianis, and 7 Van Goghs, plus textiles, metalwork, decorative objects, African sculpture, Native American ceramics and jewelry, and Pennsylvania German furniture.

*Cost is $25 per personLimited tickets are available. Preregistration is required. 


The Franklin Institute Museum | 222 North 20th Street/Benjamin Franklin Parkway

A short walk from the hotel, Pennsylvania’s most visited museum, the Franklin Institute has plenty to make Ben proud, including a 3D theater, indoor SkyBike, giant walk-through heart and four floors of interactive exhibits.


Option 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (no timeslot required)

General Admission (Includes Museum Admission and access to the Fels Planetarium).

Pricing: Adult $25 | Child (Age 3-11) $21 | Senior (65+) $23

*Tickets can only be purchased directly with The Franklin InstitutePurchasing your tickets in advance is strongly recommended. 


Option 2: 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Franklin Institute Museum Daytime Admission: Disney100: The Exhibition + Museum Access

(Includes a timed ticket for Disney100: The Exhibition plus access to all Franklin Institute permanent exhibits and a Fels Planetarium show).

Pricing: Adult (Age 12+) $45 | Child (Age 3-11) $41 | Senior (65+) $43

*Tickets can only be purchased directly with The Franklin InstituteThis exhibit is expected to sell out fast.

Please be sure to purchase your tickets as soon as possible for the 3:30 p.m. timeslot to ensure you can tour the exhibit alongside your ELSN peers. 


The Logan
Philadelphia's Hotel

One Logan Square | Philadelphia, PA 19103

Please use the Booking link or Group Code below when booking your stay.  

Booking Link: 

Please use Edit Stay to modify arrival & departure dates if needed.

This booking link expires on your cut-off date (Monday, June 19, 2023).

To reserve by phone:

Call 215-963-1500 and follow the prompts to make a new reservation.

Once connected with an agent, you must provide the group code GELSS.


Those who do not wish to register over the website, may also register directly for the event with NYSBA's Member Resource Center at [email protected] or by calling 1-800-582-2452. 

Registrations for the Elder Law and Special Needs Summer Meeting must be canceled prior to Monday, July 10, 2023 in order to receive a full refund. Any cancellations that occur on or after July 10th will be refunded for 50% of the total registration cost. No refunds will be given for no shows or cancellations that occur the day of or after the event.  

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Start Date:
  • July 20, 2023
End Date:
  • July 22, 2023
Start Time:
  • 8:30 AM
End Time:
  • 12:00 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 7.5
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Law Practice Management Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 2.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 12.0
  • Outside NYS
  • The Logan Philadelphia
    One Logan Square
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • In-Person
Product Code:
  • ELDSU23
Section Member Price: $700.00
NYSBA Member Price: $800.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $900.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Elder Law & Special Needs Section
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education