Product includes audio files for the "Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law" CLE, presented on November 13, 2009. Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.
For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.
Nuts and Bolts of
Presented by: Elder Law Section
About the Program:
This introductory program to elder law will give attendees the ability to
handle a wide array of legal issues facing Connecticut seniors. Participants
will learn the ethical rules of representing seniors and how to deal with
incapacity issues. Advocacy in nursing homes and assisted living facilities
will also be discussed. Attendees will leave with a more developed
understanding of the differences between public benefit programs, such as
Medicare, Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid, and Social Security.
Long-term care planning will receive special emphasis, including ways to
qualify for Medicaid, the merits of special needs trusts, and obtaining
long-term care insurance.
Joseph A. Cipparone, Kepple Cole-Chu Cipparone Avena &
Zaccaro PC, New London
Laurel D. Mangan, Law Office of Laurel D. Mangan, Vernon
Lois G. Andrews, Andrews & Young PC, New London
Marilyn M. Denny, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc., Hartford
Andrew S. Knott, Knott & Knott LLC, Cheshire
Margaret M. Murphy, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Willimantic
Marilyn N. Toland, Toland Law Firm, Hamden
9:00 Overview of Elder Law and Its Ethical Rules
10:00 Incapacity Issues: Conservatorships, Durable Powers of Attorney, Living
Wills, and Appointment of Health Care Representatives
11:00 Housing Issues, Protective Services, and Nursing Home Rights
1:00 Medicare and Social Security
2:00 Long-term Care Planning
2:45 Questions and Answers
Newly admitted attorneys and attorneys interested in expanding their practice
to include elder law. Accountants, social workers, and geriatric care managers
who assist Connecticut seniors with housing issues, long-term care planning,
and public benefits.
This seminar is appropriate for both
newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
CLE Credit: 5.0 Hours
****The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.