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Elder Law and Special Needs Section

Special Education Law Update

Program Registration

Earn 8.0 MCLE credits by attending this full-day program.

Wednesday, March 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Syracuse
Thursday, March 12 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany 

Click the date above to register or for additional information.


NYSBA Member: $175 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $150 | Non-Member: $275 

8.0 MCLE Credits | 5.0 Areas of Professional Practice | 2.0 Skills | 1.0 Ethics

This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey.  If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.

Elder Law and Special Needs Section UnProgram

Thursday, April 30 - Friday, May 1, 2020

The Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY

More information will be available shortly!

Save the Date July 16-19, 2020

Elder Law & Special Needs Section Summer Meeting
The Equinox Hotel | Manchester, Vermont

Save the Date October 29-30, 2020

Elder Law & Special Needs Section Fall Meeting
the Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown


The Elder and Special Needs Law Journal (formerly the Elder Law Attorney) features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of elder law on such topics as long-term care, Article 81, advance directives, Medicaid, SNTs, guardianship, Social Security, tax issues, and estate planning. Edited by Patricia Shevy, Esq. and Katherine Carpenter, Esq., the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published quarterly by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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