Volume 33 Issue 4

Practice Development Section: Enhancing the Client Experience and Growing Your Practice

By  Eric J. Einhart, Esq.
Learn how you can expand your client-base and create greater stability for your firm.

Featured Member: Joan Lensky Robert, CELA, CAP

By  Eric J. Einhart, Esq.
For more than 30 years, Joan has helped educate and mentor other attorneys in elder law and special needs planning.

CAPsules Words of Wisdom

By  April D. Hill, CELA, CAP
As I stood there, I could feel my temperature rising. I could hear my brother-in-law’s words when I joined the army, “No matter what, keep your mouth shut unless you have to answer a direct question!”

Fiscal Exploitation: A Practical Approach to Addressing Fiscal Exploitation of Our Elderly

By  Shari Polur, Esq.
Grandfather Getting Grifted? Bubbie Being Bankrupted?

Call for Fellows Nominations

By  NAELA Publications
Deadline for 2022 Fellows nominations is December 10, 2021.

2021 NAELA Awards for Excellence

By  NAELA Publications
Since we couldn't meet in person, we had to do things a little differently this year, and we think our video award acceptances are the next best thing.

Advocacy/Litigation Section: Special Legal Considerations When There Is a Child With Disabilities

By  Valerie A. Powers Smith, Esq.
Careful planning and consideration must go into divorce and custody agreements in order to protect the interests of the child, maximize access to vital needs-based services and supports, and preserve publicly funded disability benefits.

NAELA Foundation: Responding to Immediate Needs and Preparing for Future Challenges

By  Stu Zimring, Esq., CAP, Fellow
Since the first NAELA Foundation grant was awarded in 2014, the NAELA Foundation has focused on the idea that NAELA’s credibility and authority could improve the lives of older Americans and people with disabilities by supporting advocacy and

Book Reviews: So, What Brings You Here Part 2

By  Karen Mariscal, Esq.
A survey of books that illuminate the parenting journey of special needs clients.

President's Message: Pandemic or Not: NAELA Presses Forward

By  Letha Sgritta McDowell, CELA, CAP
I can’t believe it’s not over yet. In early summer, it felt as if the pandemic was finally coming to an end.

#FreeBritney Made Guardianship a National Issue, But Will Congress Act?

By  David M. Goldfarb, Esq., CAE
In 2021, guardianship became a household word. As a result of Britney Spears’ conservatorship battle and the #FreeBritney movement, even news outlets known more for fashion advice and topten lists such as Teen Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Buzzf

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