National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (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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Practice Management During an Emergency
4/7/2020  News Article
Read this NAELA News article along with the latest COVID-19 updates.
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Major COVID-19 Package Extends NAELA Priorities and More
4/6/2020  Press Release
Congress recently passed the CARES Act, a major package to address the impacts of COVID-19.
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NAELA Annual Conference in Seattle, Wash. Is Cancelled
3/25/2020  News Article
Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, the NAELA Annual Conference scheduled for late April in Seattle, Washington, is cancelled.
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NAELA Announces Winner of 2020 National Writing Award
3/12/2020  Press Release
University of Richmond School of Law Professor and Former Students Receive John J. Regan Writing Award
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2020 Annual Conference
04/28/2020 - 05/01/2020
2021 Annual - Philadelphia, PA
05/04/2021 - 05/07/2021


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Jayson B. Lenox

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Jayson B. Lenox

Jayson (Jay) Lenox has been practicing estate planning law for 28 years. He is a former litigator and is now offering elder law expertise along with his continued estate planning practice. Additional practice areas include: VA Aid & Attendance benefits and Medicaid benefits, long-term care crisis planning, the use of trusts for asset protection planning purposes, trust and probate administrations, guardianships, and special needs trusts. Jay...