Welcome to Northern and Southern California Chapters of NAELA

We are two communities of attorneys who specialize in handling the legal issues that affect older Americans and those with special needs. We believe in the importance of continuing legal education, advocacy and examining public policy issues in our mission to enhance the quality of life for older adults and persons with special needs. Our chapters support member attorneys throughout the state of California who are committed to the practice of Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Law.

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Free Lunch & Learn For Members

August 20, 2021 12 PM - 1 PM PT

How to Market Your Elder Law Practice presented by Audrey Ehrhardt registration information coming soon

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Gregory Wilcox, CELA, Fellow

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Gregory Wilcox, CELA, Fellow

I am a public benefits planner, focusing on qualifying my clients for government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medi-Cal (aka, Medicaid), Veterans Pensions, and housing assistance. Most of my clients are elderly or disabled, or the friends and family of such people. I do nursing home planning for elderly people and special needs trusts for disabled younger people. Co-author of attorney references: "California Elder Law: An ...
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Congratulations Southern California Chapter Board Members

June 11, 2021 

Catalina Reynoso – President
Yvonne Amrine – Past President
Justin McDermott – Vice President
Michelle Lepich – Treasurer
Jordan Parr – Secretary  

Directors:

Yasha Bronshteyn
Michael J. McGuire
Christina McGonigle
Amy Haupert
Dennis Sandoval
Kimberly McGhee 

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Laura L. Thatcher

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Laura L. Thatcher

Estate Planning, Elder Law and Bankruptcy
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