Our Mission and Goals


The mission of the NAELA Foundation is to promote the goals of NAELA and the Elder and Special Needs Law profession through scholarships, advocacy, research, and education. The Foundation Litigation Advocacy Fund’s objective is to establish good legal precedent in matters of critical importance to older Americans and people with special needs. Through the Cohn Sisters’ Scholarships for Patient Advocacy, the Foundation awards scholarships to NAELA members in financial need so that they can attend national education events.

NAELA Foundation Board of Trustees 2015

NamePosition
Vincent J. Russo, CELAChair95210Russo
Stuart D. ZimringVice Chair98379Zimring
Rebecca C. MorganSecretary9424Morgan
Hyman G. Darling, CELA,CAPTrustee113823Darling
Bradley J. Frigon, CELATrustee100163Frigon
Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAPTrustee65373Krooks, Esq.
Helen Cohn Needham, CELATrustee9263Needham
Rene H. ReixachTrustee8373Reixach
Catherine Anne Seal, CELATrustee95763Seal
Hugh K. WebsterTrustee1463Webster
Shirley Berger WhitenackTrustee63913Whitenack

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Mailing Address
NAELA Foundation
1577 Spring Hill Rd., Suite 310
Vienna, VA 22182
General Contact Information
Phone: 703-942-5711*
Fax: 703-563-9504
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*Please note NAELA's office staff cannot assist the public with their legal needs. Please seek the advice of a professional and go to NAELA's 
member directory for advice.
For specific questions about the NAELA Foundation, email NAELA or call 703-942-5711.

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