Brooklyn Volunteers Lawyers Project

Tag Archive: Elder Law

  1. CLE: Serving Our Seniors

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    Register for this CLE

    When: Monday, November 7, 2011 — 6:00-8:00 pm
    Where: Brooklyn Bar Association – Auditorium
    123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn
    2 MCLE CREDITS: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
    Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys

    Presented by FERN FINKEL, Esq., Brooklyn Heights Elder Law Attorney and Chair, VLP Senior LEAP

    Program Overview
    Join us for this two hour training to attorneys on the topic of providing services and community outreach to the elderly population. Healthcare and financial advance directives, testamentary substitutes, benefits and long term care planning for community, assisted living and nursing home care will be covered. Asset and income protection strategies, the Deficit Reduction Act, pooled income trusts, insurance and Medicaid will be discussed.

    Your Commitment
    The cost of this course is $100 or is FREE to those who accept at least one pro bono referral for an Elder Law or other matter from the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project before May 7, 2012. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.

    Download the registration form to register.

  2. CLE: 2010 PLANNING FOR THE SENIOR POPULATION

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    When: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 — 6:00-8:00 pm
    Where: Brooklyn Bar Association – Auditorium
    123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn
    2 MCLE CREDITS: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
    Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys

    Presented by:
    Fern Finkel, Esq., Brooklyn Heights Elder Law Attorney and Chair, VLP Senior LEAP

    Program Overview:
    This two hour program will be an overview of topics to counsel senior clients, including Medical Advance Directives, Financial Advance Directives, Government Benefits and Guardianship.

    The cost of this course is $100 or is FREE to those who accept at least one pro bono referral for an Elder Law or other matter from the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project before May 3, 2011. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.

    Download the registration flyer.