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New Jersey State Bar Association: 2021 Annual All-Day Seminar
June 15, 2021
|Mark R. Friedman, Esq.
Chair , NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section
Friedman Law, Bridgewater
|Dana E. Bookbinder, Esq.
Bookbinder Law, LLC, Marlton
|Lawrence A. Friedman, Esq.
Freidman Law, Bridgewater
|Constantina Koulosousas, Esq.
Edward Wacks & Associates, LLC, Whippany
|Lauren S. Marinaro, Esq.
Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC, Clark
|Michael Poreda, Esq.
Wronko Loewen Benucci, Somerville
|Rekha Rao, Esq.
Rao Legal Group, LLC, Princeton
|Ryann M. Siclari, Esq.
Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc., Trenton
|Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq.
The Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli, Westfield
|About The Program:|
|This popular annual program will introduce you to Elder Law and the various topics it entails. All new for 2021, the day-long seminar will provide you with the latest on Medicaid Planning and Eligibility, Guardianships, Special Needs Trusts, and more unique issues like Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias in Elder Law. As an attendee, you will hear directly from top Elder Law experts as they share time-proven strategies and practical information that you can immediately put to use in your practice. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask these experts whatever it is you want to know. Get the most essential information and equip yourself to confidently handle Elder Law matters in your practice. Don’t miss out!|
9:00 Intro remarks – Mark R. Friedman, Esq.
9:10 Intro to NJ guardianships – Constantina Koulousousas, Esq.
9:45 Guardianships and Medicaid planning (In re Keri, etc.) – Donald Vanarelli, Esq.
10:10 Applying for Medicaid in NJ – QIT’s, PAS, etc. – Mark R. Friedman, Esq.
10:50 Medicaid planning basics – gifts, annuities, etc. – Dana Bookbinder, Esq.
11:40 Medicaid application appeals – what to do when your application goes wrong – Lauren Marinaro, Esq.
1:00 Estate planning basics – will, power of attorney, healthcare directive, capacity, POA gifting powers, etc. – Rekha Rao, Esq.
1:40 Disability benefits and special needs trusts, estate planning, personal injury recoveries, etc.- Lawrence Friedman, Esq.
2:30 Benefits for seniors and people with disabilities besides Medicaid – PAAD, SeniorGold, affordable housing, meals on wheels, working with Office on Aging, DDD registration, etc. – Ryann Siclari, Esq.
3:10 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias in Elder Law – working with people with disabilities, people with devout religious beliefs, and LGBTQ clients in estate planning and elder law – Mark R. Friedman, Esq.; Michael Poreda, Esq.
For details and registration: https://tcms.njsba.com/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=1699&productId=65446603