Michigan NAELA Chapter

Michigan NAELA is a community of attorneys who specialize in handling legal issues affecting people as they age 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 disabilities.

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Christopher J. Berry, CELA

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Christopher J. Berry, CELA

Born in southeast Michigan, Mr. Berry has devoted his career to the practice of estate planning and elder law, including Medicaid planning, Veterans Benefits and asset preservation planning. As part of his work with the law firm, Mr. Berry has founded the Michigan Elder Law Center whose mission is to help Michigan seniors, veterans and their families navigate the long-term care legal maze. Mr. Berry is an avid writer, presenter and speaker on...

NAELA Updates

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors
6/17/2021  Press Release
NAELA proudly announces its Board of Directors for 2021-2022.
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NAELA Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021
6/15/2021  Press Release
Attorneys Advocate for Older Adults and People With Disabilities to Prevent Elder Abuse
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NAELA Announces Winner of 2021 National Writing Award
6/11/2021  Press Release
NAELA proudly announces that University of Connecticut Assistant Professor In-Residence Terry Berthelot, MSW, JD, is the recipients of the 2021 John J. Regan Writing Award for her article, “Medicare Appeal Navigation,” published in the Spring 2020 NA
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NAELA Announces Winner of 2021 President’s Recognition Award
6/9/2021  Press Release
2020-2021 NAELA President Wendy Shparago Cappelletto, Esq., CAP, selected AgeOptions, based in Oak Park, Ill., as the recipient of the 2021 President’s Recognition Award.
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