Education

Dedicated to helping elder and special needs planning attorneys be the best at what they do, NAELA puts education at the cornerstone of member value and support member in a variety of ways.

Publications
NAELA membership includes complimentary subscriptions to NAELA News and NAELA Journal.

NAELA News is a vibrant bi-monthly magazine that focuses on providing up to date information on current Elder Law and Special Needs Law topics, NAELA events, and NAELA State Chapter and Section events and activities.

NAELA Journal is published twice a year and contains substantive articles covering a wide range of Elder Law and Special Needs Law topics from Medicaid to mental health law. Both publications are available only to NAELA members and select libraries. Back issues of NAELA's publications and access to archives are also made available to members (some links are only available to NAELA members and require website sign on with member credentials)

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Events
Through NAELA's varied efforts attorneys benefit from live programming as well as many on demand and distance learning offerings. Members receive special discounted pricing on all education.

NAELA offers two national programs each year with the Annual Meeting always held in the Spring and the Summit always held in the fall.

Hot topic webinars are offered free to members, as are monthly Lunch & Learn webinars, that provide access to authors of the most important NAELA News articles for a deeper discussion of the topic.

Planning for a state or national certification? NAELA offers the Advanced Elder Law Review, a two day course reviewing 14 advanced level sessions focusing on elder and special needs planning law.

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Online Courses
New to elder law? NAELA also offers the Essential Online and Essentials Practicum course. These courses provide resources in 13 different areas of concentration, covering the essentials any elder or special needs planning attorney would need in their practice.

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Searchable Content
A valuable tool to anyone looking for information, NAELA has also developed a customized tool that allows members to search through thousands of titles of previously recorded/published material all in one place. 

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Save the dates!


2017 Summit

Island Hotel
Newport Beach, California

Essentials Practicum: Wednesday, 11/15
Summit: Thursday, 11/16 through Saturday, 11/18

2018 Annual Conference
Hilton Riverside
New Orleans, Louisiana

Essentials Practicum: Wednesday, 5/16
Annual: Thursday, 5/17 through Saturday, 5/19 

2018 Summit
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
Chicago, Illinois

AELR: Tuesday, 11/13 and Wednesday, 11/ 14
Summit: Thursday, 11/15 through Saturday, 11/17 

2019 Annual Conference
The Worthington Renaissanc
Ft. Worth, Texas

Essentials Practicum: Wednesday, 5/8
Annual: Thursday, 5/9 through Saturday, 5/11 

2019 Summit
Capital Hilton
Washington, D.C.

AELR: Tuesday, 11/12 and Wednesday, 11/ 13
Summit: Thursday, 11/14 through Saturday, 11/16