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
J Barry Law Office
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 101
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615)444-3568
Immediate Past Chair
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
P.O. Box 364
Hendersonville, TN 37077-0364
(615)824-2571
Vice-Chair
Parker, Toy & Associates, PLLC
5445 Preakness Court
Christiana, TN 37037
(615)896-2727
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

June Issue: Title VII, Ageism and the Loss of 2 Legal Icons

In case you missed it, the June Tennessee Bar Journal covers a lot of territory in its columns. Edward Phillips and Brandon Morrow explain "Title VII in Transition," and Monica Franklin and Susie Stiles write "Ageism: It's Time for an Attitude Adjustment." Bill Haltom writes about his dear friends and Tennessee legal icons Frank Drowota and John Waters, who each died in April. Waters was president of the Tennessee Bar Association in 1983-1984, and Drowota served on the Tennessee Supreme Court for 25 years. Haltom shares personal stories about them both, which you will not want to miss.

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Elder Law Forum 2018

The 2018 Elder Law Forum offers essential and practical material for practicing Elder Law attorneys and those interested in Elder Law. To be held on July 13 at the AT&T Building in Nashville, the program will start with a presentation on succession planning and office management. Respected subject matter experts will share new and timely information related to Medicaid appeals, VA applications, conservatorships and decision-making issues. A new session this year will help you and your clients make sense of medicare. A final session will cover ethics and elder law. The annual forum is a great time to connect with practitioners from across the state and catch up on the latest developments for your practice area. 
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