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.

Elder Law of East Tennessee
903 N. Hall of Fame Dr
Knoxville, TN 37917
Immediate Past Chair
Apperson Crump PLC
6070 Poplar Ave #600
Memphis, TN 381193954

KBA Offers Free LawTalk Program

The Knoxville Barr Association will offer its 2014 LawTalk Program Nov. 7 and 8 for area residents. This year’s program will cover two topics: (1) wills and estate planning, and (2) legal protections for the elderly, disabled and their caregivers. On both days, the wills presentation will take place from 9 to 10:45 a.m. followed by the legal protections presentation from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The first session will take place at the O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St. The Nov. 8 session will be held at Fellowship Church, 8000 Middlebrook Pike. Free parking is available at both locations and handout material will be provided. Download a flyer with details.

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TBJ Has Employment Law Updates, Elder Law Resources

Journal columnists Edward G. Phillips and Brandon L. Morrow tell you about recent amendments to employment law, which you need to know whether you represent employees, employers or both. In the same issue, columnist Monica Franklin explains and gives valuable resources for talking with senior adults about driving and help in determining when Momma needs to get off the road.

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