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.

Chair
Elder Law Practice of Timothy L....
150 Stonebrook Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615)824-2571
Immediate Past Chair
Monica Franklin & Associates,...
4931 Homberg Drive
Knoxville, TN 379195146
(865)588-3700

Inaugural Veterans Legal Clinic Set for Knoxville

Legal organizations in Knoxville have teamed up to hold a monthly legal advice clinic for veterans, service members and military families. The inaugural two-hour clinic will be held Sept. 7 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office, 1101 Liberty St. The clinic then will be held each month on the Wednesday preceding the Pro Bono Project’s Saturday Bar. Partners include the Knoxville Bar Association and its Barristers’ Access to Justice Committee, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, the Knox County Public Defender’s Office, University of Tennessee College of Law and the local Veterans’ Affairs office. Contact Spencer Fair for more information or to volunteer.

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TBA Elder Law Section To Hold Business Meeting at Annual Forum

Please make plans to join the TBA Elder Law Section for a lunch business meeting that is being held in conjunction with this year’s Elder Law Forum


TBA Elder Law Section Lunch Business Meeting
Friday, July 15, 11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Central Daylight Time
AT&T Building, 333 Commerce Street - Auditorium in Nashville


Please note that you do not have to be registered for the TBA Elder Law Forum to attend the Section’s lunch business meeting, but LUNCH WILL ONLY BE PROVIDED FOR SECTION MEMBERS WHO RESPOND that they will attend this lunch business meeting. 

To confirm that you will attend the TBA Elder Law Section Lunch Business meeting, please respond to Jenny Jones - NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, JULY 8.

If you have not yet registered for the TBA Elder Law Forum on July 15, there is still time to do so online or by calling 615-383-7421.

This full-day program, sponsored by the Elder Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, offers essential and practical material for practicing elder law attorneys. The program will cover topics affecting seniors who reside in Tennessee and provides 4.75 General CLE credit hours and 1.0 Dual hour.

Some of the highlights include:

• VA Services and Caregiver Support
• The ABLE Act and ABLE TN
• TennCare Booby Traps
• Emergency Conservatorships
• Civil Rights Litigation under Section 1983

Registration is set from 8 - 8:30 a.m. and the program will run from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

We hope to see you there!

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