NAELA Journal Volume 10 Issue 1

Dedication and Introduction

By  Charles P. Golbert, Esq.
This is the final introduction I will have the privilege of penning as NAELA Journal’s Editor in Chief. It has been a pleasure serving as Editor in Chief for the past two years.

Providing Patient-Centered Care: An Examination of the Policy and Political Barriers

By  Katherine Hayes, JD, Michal McDowell, and Sydney Reuben
Over the years, policymakers, at the urging of patients and their families, health care providers and plans, businesses, and religious leaders, have sought to improve health care delivery for persons with advanced illness.

When Worlds Collide: State Trust Law and Federal Welfare Programs

By  Ron M. Landsman, Esq., CAP
This article critiques the agencies’ treatment of sole benefit. It finds that the agencies, unfamiliar with trust law, overlooked state trust law as the source for understanding what it means for a trust to be for the sole benefit of a specific benef

Caring for an Older America: Building a Sustainable Domestic Nursing Workforce

By  Laura Jolley Akowuah
The nursing workforce has changed considerably since the original writing of this article in 2010. The economic downturn that began in 2008 has altered the historic supply and demand factors that drive the nursing workforce in the United States.

2013 NAELA Member Value Report and Recommendations: Evaluating and Enhancing NAELA’s Member Value

By  NAELA's Member Value Committee
NAELA enjoys a certain stature as the first and largest organization focused on the needs of Elder and Special Needs Law Attorneys.

Book Review: Devising, Dying and Dispute: Probate Litigation in Early Modern England

By  Carol Cioe Klyman, Esq.
The period from 1660 to 1700 was a turning point in English probate law.

Book Review: Me Before You

By  William J. Brisk, CELA
Some novels are designed merely to entertain. Others shed light on the human condition and, particularly, how we face challenges, such as disability and death.

Case Note: The Demise of the Defense of Marriage Act: Time of Death Still to Be Determined

By  Stephanie L. Schneider, CELA, and Lara Pietrzak, Law Clerk
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its written opinion on United States v. Windsor1 and held that section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.

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