Basics Of Elder Law (2015)
Total Credits: 7.0 Professional Practice 4.5, Skills 1.5, Ethics 1.0
This program is designed for attorneys who want to understand what elder law practice is all about, or who are looking for a quick refresher course on the basic knowledge needed to advise the elderly in New York. The local faculties, comprised of experienced elder law attorneys, will deliver clear direction on issues a practitioner will likely encounter in this field. Ethical guidelines will be addressed, as well as ethical dilemmas that may be lurking below the surface in the course of an active elder law practice. Practitioners who view this program will, at the very least, be able to help their clients by spotting the important issues; others will gain the necessary confidence to launch their elder law careers.
Topics to be covered include:
• Advance Directives
• Medicare, Medigap and Long Term Care Insurance
• Recognizing and Knowing about Elder Abuse
• Ethics in Elder Law Practice
• Hospital/ Nursing Home Admission/ Discharge Issues; Housing Alternatives
• Basic Medicaid and Crisis Planning for Medicaid
• Community Medicaid/Home Care
Fern J. Finkel, Esq.
Jeffrey A. Asher, Esq.
Bruce L. Birnbaum, J.D.. LLM
Valerie J. Bogart, Esq.
Anthony J. Enea, Esq.
Julie Stoll Fernandez, Esq.
David Goldfarb, Esq.
Natalie J. Kaplan, Esq.
Steven A. Kass, Esq.
Tammy R. Lawlor, Esq.
Neil T. Rimsky, Esq.
Joy Solomon, Esq.
Total Credits: 7.00 | Areas of Professional Practice: 4.50, Skills: 1.50, Ethics: 1.00
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):