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Original Program: October 12, 2018

Available formats


The 2018 Basics program features a range of relevant topics that appeal to both seasoned practitioners and attorneys who are new to the practice.

This program offers practical guidance for drafting health-care planning documents, discussing end-of-life health decisions, HIPAA issues, and palliative care with clients.

Attendees also obtain the following benefits:

  • Understand when and how Supplemental Needs Trusts, ABLE Accounts, and pooled trusts will benefit individuals with disabilities
  • Learn more about the NC Uniform Power of Attorney Act and its impact on Elder Law planning
  • Obtain information on eligibility for Medicaid and planning techniques

Planned by the NCBA Elder & Special Needs Law Section

Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, video replay and speaker information.

  • The Impact of the NC Uniform Power of Attorney Act on Elder Law | Cobin
  • Introduction to ABLE Accounts and the NC ABLE Program | Chisholm
  • End-of-Life Health Documents, Decisions, and Discussions | Drickamer
  • Introduction to Medicaid Eligibility and Planning | Smith
  • Comparison of Supplemental Needs Trusts, Pooled Trusts, and ABLE Accounts | Dunivan
  • 10 Things Estate Litigators Want Estate Planners to Know | Fuerst
  • The Price We Pay as Professional Problem Solvers (Substance Abuse/Mental Health) | Borsman
Product Information
Date Presented:
October 12, 2018 8:15 AM Eastern
8 hours, 45 minutes
2018 Basics of Elder & Special Needs Law
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts will automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%!  

Standard: $410 / $370 Early
NCBA Member: $340 / $305 Early
NCBA Elder & Special Needs Law Section Member: $315 / $285 Early
CLE Premier Pass: $0

Discounts are available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.

Full and partial scholarships are available for attorneys experiencing a financial hardship of any kind. Click here to apply.

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  


Speaker Information
Lanee Borsman   [ view bio ]
Reid Chisholm   [ view bio ]
Andrew Cobin   [ view bio ]
Margaret A Drickamer, MD   [ view bio ]
Nicole Applefied Engel   [ view bio ]
Rachel A Fuerst   [ view bio ]
Kara O Gansmann  [ view bio ]
Karen Dunivan Konvicka  [ view bio ]
Nancy A Mayer   [ view bio ]
Aimee L Smith   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 7.50
Elder Law Specialization : 7.50
General: 6.50
Substance Abuse/Mental Health (SA/MH): 1.00
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