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Available via Video Replay

Original Program Date: February 22-23, 2018

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The 22nd Annual Elder & Special Needs Law Symposium offers insight from respected elder law and special needs law practitioners from North Carolina and across the country.

This year’s program provides an in-depth review of the latest strategies for Medicaid and special needs planning, a discussion on the major ethical issues to be aware of when representing clients with disabilities, and insight for attorneys practicing fiduciary litigation.

Attendees can expect to:

  • Receive information on federal employees’ retirement, pension and healthcare benefits
  • Learn special needs trust planning strategies for dealing with retirement benefits
  • Explore public housing benefits and other sources of public assistance
  • Learn about supported decision making for clients with dementia

Planned by the NCBA Elder & Special Needs Section

Product Information
Product Date:
February 22, 2018
  • Medicaid and VA Pension Benefits Planning | Peterson
  • Supported Decision Making and Dementia Clients | Godfrey
  • Recent Developments | McDowell and Rodberg
  • Blended Families and Divorce in Elder Law | McDowell
  • Leaving Retirement Benefits to People with Special Needs | Rocamora
  • Navigating Housing and Public Benefits| Liipfert and Smith
  • Planning Strategies for Clients with Federal Employee Benefits | Mayer
  • Fiduciary Litigation Strategies | Trosch
  • Ethics Panel for Fiduciary Representation | Johns and Mason
22nd Annual Elder & Special Needs Law Symposium

Registration Tuition Options:  


Early Bird
Save $75 by registering early!

Early Bird and Membership discounts will automatically be applied at checkout.
NCBA Elder & Special Needs Law Section Member $450 $525
NCBA Member $470 $545
NCBA Paralegal Division Member $295 $370
Non-Member $545 $620
CLE Passport 11 tokens 
Full-time LANC Attorney (NCBA Member) $295
1st Year Licensed in NC (NCBA Member) $198
 The following categories do not include MCLE fees:
Law Student Division Member $25
Paralegal Division Student Member $25
Judge (NCBA Member) Please call the NCBA CLE Department to register for these categories: 800.228.3402 $75
Law Professor (NCBA Member) $75
Clerk of Court (NCBA Member) $75

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NC State Bar rules require a minimum number of pre-registered active State Bar members. 
The NCBA reserves the right to cancel any video program prior to the program date if registrations do not meet the NC State Bar requirement.

Save $75 on a video replay program by registering early!


Speaker Information
Nicole L Applefield   [ view bio ]
Kara O Gansmann  [ view bio ]
David M Godfrey   [ view bio ]
A. Frank Johns   [ view bio ]
Hugh M Lee   [ view bio ]
B Bailey Liipfert III   [ view bio ]
Robert A 'Bob' Mason  [ view bio ]
Nancy A Mayer   [ view bio ]
Letha Sgritta McDowell   [ view bio ]
Valerie L Peterson   [ view bio ]
Larry H Rocamora   [ view bio ]
Kathleen Rose Rodberg   [ view bio ]
David W Silver   [ view bio ]
Aimee L Smith   [ view bio ]
William C 'Bill' Trosch   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 11.00
Elder Law Specialization : 11.00
General: 9.50
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.50
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