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Dementia for Lawyers: A Look at Varying Degrees of Capacity of
Clients Who Have Dementia
Presented by: Young Lawyers Section
About the Program:
The discussion will center on the various signs of diminished capacity and how
attorneys can better protect people who eventually lose their ability to
execute documents, make necessary healthcare decisions, and manage their
finances. Faculty will specifically address the varying degrees of capacity,
informed consent, and the signs of incapacity as affected by common
debilitating diseases as well as their impact on law and legal proceedings.
Francesca Lefante, Hartford Probate Court
Daniel M. Lindenburg, Bershtein Volpe & McKeon PC, New
Andrew S. Knott, Knott & Knott LLC, Cheshire
Gerard J. Kerins, MD, FACP, Section Chief, Geriatrics,
Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven
Harry E. Morgan, MD, President, The Center for Geriatric and
Family Psychiatry; Medical Director, The Alzheimer’s Resource Center of
Connecticut; Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of
Sandra Sherlock-White, Law Offices of Sandra Sherlock-White
6:00 What Is Dementia?
7:00 Working with the Client Who Has Dementia
7:45 Questions and Answers
Who Should Purchase:
Elder law practitioners will benefit from this seminar.
This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.
CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours