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
Vice-Chair
J Barry Law Office
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 101
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615)444-3568

$35M to Be Granted to Statewide Aging Programs

About $35 million will soon be made available through a grant process stemming from the settlement of two Davidson County Chancery Court cases in Tennessee. In August, the court ordered that the funds would be used "to sustain and improve the quality of life for the elderly of Tennessee.” The court also ordered the funds be used “on a statewide basis with local impacts” in addressing four specific senior issues in Tennessee: affordable senior housing, senior dental, senior transportation and legal assistance for seniors. Learn more about the process from the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability.

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TBA Mashup and Mini Legal Hackathon this Friday

In conjunction with the Law Tech UnConference CLE this Friday, the TBA is also offering a variety of free events and programs for lawyers we’re calling a Mashup. One program will teach you about Legal Hackathons and see one in action. A Legal Hackathon is a collaborative effort of experts in the legal profession collaborating with a computer programmer to find a technology assisted solution to a problem in the legal industry. Join the TBA Special Committee on the Evolving Legal Market for a mini legal hackathon that will demonstrate the power of collaborative minds at work. We will have tasty beverages and snacks to help you get your collaborative juices flowing.  
 
Other programs that will be a part of the Mashup include Pro Bono In Action which will show you various pro bono programs you can participate in to help your fellow Tennesseans and Member Benefit Programs that will provide you information on  Fastcase 7, health insurance options for small firms, ABA retirement funds and professional liability insurance.
 
Please sign up now to let us know you are coming.

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