Who's In The News

NAELA Members: Have a press release you’d like to have posted? Were you quoted in the media lately? Send your one-sentence description along with the link to a website with your press release or media quote to NAELA.

Michelle C. Berk wrote an article for the Penn's Village newsletter, Active Aging: Healthcare Powers of Attorney and Living Wills. (March 30, 2020)

Anthony J. Enea launched a weekly Facebook Live estate planning series. (March 26, 2020)

Jennifer VanderVeen and Shirley B. Whitenack were quoted in the ABA Journal article, "5 red flags that a client might be a victim of elder abuse." (March 19, 2020)

Michael Smith, co-founder of Savannah, GA.-based Smith Barid LLC, recently wrote a column for Today's Caregiver about when to update an estate plan. The column, which was published on Feb. 19, can be viewed online. (February 24. 2020)

The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, MassNAELA, recently honored several individuals for their advocacy of elder services and their commitment to raising awareness of legal issues affecting seniors, including Newton resident Susan Levin. (December 30, 2019)

Letha McDowell was quoted in the Money article, "How to Support Your Parents Without Sinking Your Own Retirement Plans." (December 16, 2019)

Letha McDowell was quoted in the Kiplinger's Retirement Report article, "Watch Out for the Elder Fraud Web." (December 13, 2019)

Wendy Cappelletto was quoted in the Barron's article, "More Seniors Are Declaring Bankruptcy. Here Are 4 Mistakes to Avoid." (December 9, 2019)

Marielle Hazen was named Elder Law Attorney of the Year for Harrisburg, Penn. by Best Lawyers. (November 6, 2019)

The law firm of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLPhas been selected by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for inclusion in their 2019 “Best Law Firms” in the fields of Elder Law and Trusts & Estates for the New York metropolitan region. This marks the tenth consecutive year that the firm, with offices in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., has been recognized for its professional excellence. (November 1, 2019)

David E. Inabinett was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 in the fields of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates. (October 28, 2019)

Jennifer VanderVeen was quoted in the CNBC article, "Elder financial abuse is a multibillion-dollar problem." (October 28, 2019)

Jean Galloway Ball was named the Best Lawyers 2020 Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law. (October 9, 2019)

Stephen J. Silverberg has been selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as one of the top New York metro area lawyers for 2019. (October 2, 2019)

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