Welcome to Texas NAELA

We are a community of attorneys who specialize in handling the legal issues that affect older Americans 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 special needs. Texas NAELA supports member attorneys throughout the state of Texas who are committed to the practice of Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Law.

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News & Events
A Warning on Medicaid Planning--Texas Human Resources Code Section 12.001 states that non-attorneys are prohibited from charging a fee for assisting or representing a person in obtaining Medicaid benefits.

New Officers and Directors Elected
Texas NAELA congratulates the following members of the 2018-2019 Board of Officers and Directors:  Past President (by ascension) : Bliss Burdett President: Elisa D. Rainey, CELA Vice President: Paul Premack, CELA Treasurer: Bryn Anne Poland Secretary: Lori A. Leu, CELA Directors:  Stephanie Townsend Allala, Monica A. Benson, CELA, Kelley M. Bentley, CELA, John Dantche, Joy M. Eckelkamp, CELA, Chrys Jones, Charles E. Lance, John R. McNair, CELA, Marian S. Rosen, Nathan Ziegler.
Thanks to all who joined us for the Texas Chapter Annual Conference, which was a huge success. Watch our chapter listserv for information about the next event.


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Texas NAELA is committed to supporting attorneys who are uniquely dedicated to meeting the legal needs of older adults and persons with special needs.