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

‘Face the Future’ at the 2018 TBA Convention in Memphis

Get ready to “Face the Future” at the 137th annual TBA Convention, held this year from June 13 – 16 at the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Learn about our changing court system, how data will affect your practice and about the future of the legal profession. You’ll also get a chance to meet the candidates for governor at the Bench/Bar Candidate Forum, as well as improve your well-being with our annual “better right now” CLE. Book your hotel today and register now at the TBA member rate.
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U.S. Says Bankrupt Tennessee Nursing Home Chain Must Transfer Liability

The U.S. government has objected to a plan by Orianna Health Systems nursing home chain to protect companies that would acquire facilities through its restructuring from successor liability, Reuters reports. Filed on April 9, the motion contends that the ultimate control over the legal issues surrounding the transfer of Medicare provider agreements, not a bankruptcy court — and that Orianna cannot expect a new operator to assume control over the properties without also dealing with its existing liabilities. The Nashville based company, which operates skilled nursing facilities in seven states, with around 4,500 beds and 5,000 employees, initially revealed its bankruptcy plan last month after falling behind on rent payments to landlord Omega Healthcare Investors. 
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