Council of Advanced Practitioners

The Council of Advanced Practitioners was established by NAELA as an invitation-only council for Advanced Practitioners in July 2005. Members of the Council are recognized as innovators of the profession; instrumental in leading the future of Elder Law; a major source of speakers, writers, and leaders of NAELA programs and NAELA’s role models, providing a "vision" for NAELA and mentoring for NAELA members.

Membership in CAP is available to preeminent Elder Law Attorneys. Eligible Candidates must be:

• A NAELA member for a minimum of 10 years,

• AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, and

• Either a NAELA Fellow or a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
Non-profit association for attorneys specializing in Elder Law and Special Needs Law
Established in 1987
Over 4,500 members nationwide
Mailing Address
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
1577 Spring Hill Rd., Suite 310
Vienna, VA 22182  
General Contact Information
Phone: 703-942-5711*
Fax: 703-563-9504
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