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.

J Barry Law Office
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 101
Lebanon, TN 37087
Immediate Past Chair
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
150 Stonebrook Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Elder Law Section to Meet at Annual Forum

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

TBA Elder Law Section Lunch Business Meeting
Friday, July 14, Noon – 1 p.m. Central Daylight Time
AT&T Building Auditorium, 333 Commerce Street 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 Wil Hammond - NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, JULY 7.

If you have not yet registered for the TBA Elder Law Forum, 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. It provides 4.75 General CLE credit hours and 1.5 Dual hours.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Nursing Home Law Developments
  • Medicare Issues
  • Estate Planning, Wills and Tax Implications
  • Legislative Update

The program will run from 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

We hope to see you there!

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LAET to Host 3 Legal Clinics for Seniors Thanks to Grant

Legal Aid of East Tennessee will host three legal clinics for seniors in Knoxville this month, thanks to the “Serving Seniors” grant and The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The first clinic will be held June 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Frank Strange Senior Center in Lovell Heights, the second will be on the same day from 10 a.m. to noon at the Corryton Senior Center, and the third will be on June 15 at 1 p.m. at the South Knoxville Senior Center. Each session will continue until everyone present has been served, and no appointment is necessary. The grant is being administered by the Community Foundation through the settlement of a lawsuit against SeniorTrust and ElderTrust.
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