Speaker Profile

Frascogna Courtney, PLLC

Richard A. Courtney, CELA, Fellow, CAP

4400 Old Canton Road, Suite 220
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 987-3000

Speaker Biography
Richard A. Courtney directs the Courtney Elder Law Associates in the areas of elder law, public benefits law (Medicaid, Medicare, SSI), asset protection and estate planning, trusts and trust administration, special needs planning for persons with disabilities, guardianships and conservatorships, nursing home and disability rights, and probate administration. Rick is a Certified Elder Law Attorney; a former Assistant Dean and Adjunct Professor of Law; a Fellow and member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of NAELA; a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC); member of the Special Needs Alliance, a national group of special needs planning attorneys; and President of his state’s ABLE Act Board. He is named in Best Lawyers in America in elder law and trust and estate planning. Rick has an adult daughter with disabilities, and he serves as trustee of a number of special needs trusts.