Spring UnProgram - 2018

  • Friday, April 20, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • ISBA Mutual - 20 S. Clark, Ste. 800, Chicago IL


Registration is closed

The Unprogram idea was developed by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys to encourage free discussion amongst its members. Members will be divided into smaller groups with a moderator to introduce and explain topics as contained on the outlines, and group Q&A is not only encouraged, but mandated among all participants, discussions will ensue. 

8:00 am   Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am          Welcome & Introduction, Presentation from Sponsors
9:30 am  Melissa Smart from the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission: Machiavellians  and Narcissists and Psychopaths ... Oh My!:  Does the Dark Triad Impact Professional Responsibility?
10:30 am 20 Minute Break
10:50 am

Update from the Office of the Inspector General: Kathy Butcher & Steve Milburn

12:15 pm Lunch - Legislative Update from Tony Abboud
 1:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

1.    Medicaid Applications & the OIG/Wes Coulson
2.    Special Needs Planning and ABLE Accounts/Wendy Cappelletto
3.    Office Administration & Marketing/Heidi Dodd 

2:00 pm

Breakout Sessions
1.    Non-judicial Settlements & Decanting/Amy Delaney
2.    Planning for Disabled Children, Personal Care Contracts, and Caretaker Children/Kaye

2.    Powers of Attorney & Guardianships/Susan Dawson-Tibbets

2:45 pm 15 Minute Break
3:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

1.    Medicaid Planning for Spouses: Protecting the Community Spouse/Linda Strohschein

2.    Defending Third Party Claims filed by Facilities/James Siebert

3.    VA Benefits Planning/Heather Voorn

3:45 PM Group Discussion - Koss v. Norwood & Top Tips
4:30 pm Adjourn

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The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) was founded in 1987 as a professional association of attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to people as they age and people with special needs.
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