2017 Hot Topics in Elder Law
Thursday, June 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Ecker Business Training Center
3.5 CLE Credits (.5) Ethics
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Check-in and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Welcome and Overview of New State and Federal Legislation
Morris Klein, Esq., Law Office of Morris Klein
9:45 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Elder Abuse Legislation
Tovah Kasdin, Esq., Director, ElderSAFE Center, Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Barbara Mulitz, Esq., Vice President and Trust Officer, Sandy Spring Trust
10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Special Needs Trusts: Maryland, SSI and HUD Issues
Mary O’Byrne, Esq., O’Byrne Law, LLC
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Ethical Issues in Elder Law Matters
Lydia Lawless, Esq., Office of Bar Counsel, Attorney Grievance Commission
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Potential Federal Changes to Medicaid
David Goldfarb, Esq., Senior Manager, Public Policy, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
11:45 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
David Lipschutz, Esq., Center for Medicare Advocacy
12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lori Mayorga, Esq., Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
Jason Frank, Esq., Frank, Frank & Scherr
Laurie Frank, Esq., Frank, Frank & Scherr
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.