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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Samantha L. Shepherd, CELA, CAP

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Samantha L. Shepherd, CELA, CAP

Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC is an Elder and Special Needs law firm located in Overland Park, KS with offices around the Kansas City metropolitan area as well as Hutchinson, KS. The attorneys at Shepherd Elder Law Group practice in the areas of asset protection and Medicaid planning, estate planning, durable powers of attorney for healthcare and finances, wills, trusts, Special Needs trusts, guardianship, veterans benefits, & probate. Our attorn...