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NAELA Fellows

NAELA Fellows are attorneys who have been members of the Academy for at least three years, whose careers concentrate on elder law and special needs planning, and who have distinguished themselves by making exceptional contributions.

NAELA President's Award

Each year, the current NAELA President selects an outstanding individual to receive the President's Recognition Award. NAELA will make a donation to the recipient's organization of choice.

John J. Regan Writing Award

In memory of John Regan, a founding NAELA member, a Past President, and a NAELA Fellow, this award is presented to the author of the best article published in NAELA Journal during the year.

Powley Elder Law Award

This award is presented to a NAELA member who has demonstrated a commitment to promote, in the minds of the general public, a greater understanding of the rights and needs of the elderly and people with special needs

Theresa Award

The Theresa Award is an annual community service award presented by the Theresa Alessandra Russo Foundation to a NAELA member in recognition of his or her advocacy and support of individuals with disabilities.

Charles P. Sabatino Excellence in Public Policy Award

The award recognizes an individual for his/her dedication and exemplary service to NAELA and its public policy efforts.

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