Volume 35 Issue 2

In Memory of Ron Landsman: Tributes for a Gentle Giant

By  Stephen W. Dale, Esq., LLM
Ron Landsman was a prolific advocate, a caring and giving soul, and a giant in the field of elder and special needs law.

Veterans Benefits Basics: What Practitioners Should Know

By  Chris Johnson, Esq.
Understanding the three core veterans benefits programs will enable elder law attorneys to assist the vast majority of their veteran clients.

Featured Member Michael Gilfix, CAP, Fellow: Visionary Advocate for Elder and Special Needs Law

By  A. Frank Johns, CELA, Fellow
Mike is a visionary and a modern Renaissance man. Not only is he one of the founders of NAELA, but he also helped to establish and popularize the practice areas of elder law and special needs law.

Multi-Generational Planning: Opportunities Abound

By  Michael Gilfix, CAP, Fellow
Multi-generational planning can be a “win-win” for clients who have trusting, mutually supportive relationships with children and grandchildren.

The New Law Firm Option: Sell for Value When You Retire

By  Victoria L. Collier, CELA, CEPA, CVBA
Retiring as a lawyer doesn’t have to mean closing down your law firm or handing it over to someone else. Instead, you can sell your law firm for value and fund a comfortable “life after law.”

The Case for Going to Federal Court

By  James Schuster, CELA
It is commonly understood that elder law attorneys are not “litigators.” So why discuss litigation? A large part of the elder law practice involves federal statutory benefits.

The Effect of Gallenstein on Elder Law Planning

By  Stephen J. Silverberg, CELA, CAP, Fellow, AEP®
In planning for seniors, family residence ownership is often a key issue. The decision in Gallenstein v. United States and subsequent cases will greatly affect the course our clients will take in their planning.

President’s Message: NAELA Grown Up

By  Professor Roberta K. Flowers, Fellow
“Time flies when you are having fun.” I must have had a blast this year, as it is hard to believe that I am already writing my last president’s message.

From the Editor: Start Small but Get Involved

By  Eric J. Einhart, Esq.
Whether it’s joining a section steering committee or local chapter, or submitting an article to NAELA News or NAELA Journal, there are many ways to volunteer.

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