CAP is governed by a peer-appointed steering committee. The committee sets the standards for nominations and member benefits, including an annual conference featuring:
  • High-level speakers
  • Discussions on the latest trends in the practice of elder law and special needs planning
  • Information and commentary on cutting-edge topics

NAELA CAP Steering Committee


Members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others.

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Gregory S. French, CELA, Fellow, CAP

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Gregory S. French, CELA, Fellow, CAP

Gregory S. French, CELA, has practiced Elder and Special Needs Law for 41 years. He has been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters, a Cincy Leading Lawyer by Cincy Magazine, and is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and the Ohio State Bar Association, accredited to represent veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and is a Past Presid...