The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is proud to present its business case for the industry’s future in our 2023 – 2028 Strategic Plan.
We envision a day when all older adults, people with disabilities, and their families have the legal, health, social, and financial care they need to live their best lives.
NAELA will shape, support, and inspire the national legal community.
We equip attorneys for the complexity of serving older adults, people with disabilities, and their families through education, advocacy, and community.
NAELA engages its members by creating internal and external opportunities to enhance their practices and to provide a community for elder and special needs law attorneys.
NAELA promotes the value of elder and special needs law attorneys to the public and ensures its members are equipped to advocate for the quality of life sought by older adults and people with disabilities in a changing environment.
NAELA serves as the thought leader in elder and special needs law for members, policymakers, academics, judges, others in the legal community, and related professions through the voice of its members.
Build opportunities to attract prospective members and retain current members.
Expand Expand the reach, voice, and reputation of NAELA and its members through aging- and disability-focused programs and publications.
Engage attorneys in their communities to promote mutual value between national NAELA and local interactions in support of a common vision.
Communicate how elder and special needs law attorneys help clients achieve the quality of life and future they seek.
Increase the capacity of State chapters to help local NAELA members respond to the broad spectrum of needs facing older adults, people with disabilities, and their families.
Improve NAELA members’ practices.
Ensure that NAELA can nimbly respond to a changing health and social policy landscape.
Educate NAELA members on strategies to advance the self- sufficiency and independence of older adults and people with disabilities.
Advocate for alternatives to institutionalization, such as expanding home- and community-based services through legislative, regulatory, and other means.
Promote NAELA’s expertise in elder and special needs law to members, policymakers, academics, judges, others in the legal community, and related professionals.
Create a leadership pipeline through State chapters.
Expand NAELA’s thought leadership through strategic alliances.
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) proudly presents its 2023 – 2028 Strategic Plan. This report was made possible through the more than 4,200 elder and disability law attorneys in NAELA’s membership who provided financial support through annual dues, survey insight, and countless hours of pro bono volunteer service to develop this plan. Thank you.
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