Elder Law Section

The section provides education to its members, makes recommendations for improving the law, and undertakes projects to increase the understanding of senior citizens, their families and the public concerning legal issues affecting the elderly.

J Barry Law Office
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 101
Lebanon, TN 37087
Immediate Past Chair
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
P.O. Box 364
Hendersonville, TN 37077-0364
Parker, Toy & Associates, PLLC
5445 Preakness Court
Christiana, TN 37037
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Elderly Victims Ripped Off in Safe Scam

A Knoxville woman helped uncover a scam that sought to steal money from elderly residents with promises of millions of dollars locked in a safe, Knoxnews reports. The 75-year-old unnamed victim, who was told she won a sweepstakes, was given a safe supposedly stuffed with millions. She would be given the key to the safe only after she paid taxes on the winnings. The victim paid the scammers $43,500 before contacting the authorities. One of the conspirators in the scheme, Betty Lou Repka Myers of Texas, has been arrested but several others are still at large.
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Elder Law Forum 2018

The 2018 TBA Elder Law Forum will return to the illustrious ‘batman’ building in downtown Nashville on July 13.  This venerated forum offers top-notch programming, with essential information for both seasoned practitioners and attorneys interested in adding elder law to their practices. With topics such as succession planning, conservatorships, benefits and emerging trends in healthcare, this forum guarantees to be the must-see, must-do event for Tennessee attorneys who share this focus. Section members receive a discount to attend the program. Here are the key details:
• When: Friday, July 13, registration begins at 8 a.m., CDT
• Where: AT&T Building – Auditorium, 333 Commerce St., Nashville 
• CLE Credit: 4 General, 2 Dual
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