History and Standards


For more than 30 years, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has been the leading professional organization for attorneys specializing in elder law and special needs planning.

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Aspirational Standards

NAELA and its members stand out among professional groups because the Academy exists solely to support attorneys in meeting the complex legal needs of elder individuals and individuals with disabilities.

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NAELA regularly recognizes outstanding members and leaders in the profession and practice of serving and advocating for persons with disabilities and persons as they age.

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