SESSION ONE: UNDUE INFLUENCE – IDENTIFICATION, PREVENTION & REMEDIES
This presentation will cover what attorneys need to know to be able to detect whether or not elder abuse may be a factor when meeting with clients. The presentation will then cover what attorneys can do to deal with elder abuse and what our courts are doing to make sure elder abuse is effectively prevented where possible and dealt with when it does happen.
Karl Warden, Law Office of Karl D. Warden (Moderator)
Amy Bryant, Ofc. Of Conservatorship Management – Metro Davidson Co.
Michelle Poss, Law Office of A. Michelle Poss
Travenia Holden, Holden Law Office
SESSION TWO: MEDICAID UPDATE
This session will address Medicaid updates, including, procedures, policies and general program functionality.
Bryson Eubanks, Kane & Crowell
Julia Price, Elder Law of East Tennessee
SESSION THREE: HOW CAN WE BEST SERVE OUR CLIENTS WHO ARE LGBTQ SENIORS
This program will cover the unique issues experienced by the LGTBQ senior population and the different considerations that they face in dealing with even the most common problems that face seniors. We will also cover how to make our law offices welcoming to this community including helping closeted clients feel comfortable.
Abby Rubenfeld, Rubenfeld Law Office
Barbara Moss, Elder Law of Nashville
Olivia Hill, Rubenfeld Law Office
SESSION FOUR: EVERYTHING YOU EVER NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VA & VA BENEFITS... ALMOST!
This presentation will equip attorneys with a working knowledge of the VA, and the fundamentals of the most common claims elder law attorneys are most likely to face, and how to be successful in preparing them. Starting with a broad overview of the Veterans Administration, we will conduct a deep dive into service-connected compensation and the non-service-connected pension. We will wrap up discussing the VA’s PIV program, the DOJ’s RECA program and what is new in the VA world.
Chris Johnson, Takacs McGinnis
John Bowen, Bowen Elite Consulting