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.

Find an Attorney  Join NAELA


NAELA Announces New CEO

The NAELA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Alexander T. Graham as NAELA’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective on July 1, 2024.
Read more

Flynn Selected as New Fellow

Judith M. Flynn joins NAELA Fellows.
Read more

May Is National Elder Law Month

Join us in using National Elder Law Month as an opportunity to educate and empower older adults about their legal rights and protections.
Read more

Featured National Events

NAELA Foundation

Help us support litigation that establishes good legal precedent in matters of critical importance to older Americans and people with special needs
Give Now