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Bar Association Sections
ABA: Commission on Law and Aging
The ABA Commission on Law and Aging is a collaborative and interdisciplinary leader of the Association’s work to strengthen and secure the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of aging persons. The Commission accomplishes its work through research, policy development, advocacy, education, training, and through assistance to lawyers, bar associations, and other groups working on issues of aging. The section also publishes a journal called "Bifocal."
Associations of Elder Law Attorneys
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. The site includes a "Knowledgebase" of articles and news.
Washington Association of Elder Law Attorneys
The Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys consists of Washington members of NAELA, who not only practice elder law, but are also especially aware of and concerned with the special issues pertaining to the practice of elder law in Washington state. Many of our members assist clients with estate planning, planning for incapacity with durable powers of attorney for financial and health care decisions, Medicaid qualification and asset protection matters, guardianships, and probates. Our members are very concerned with access to justice issues and have participated in many efforts to ensure that seniors, their families and persons suffering from various incapacitating conditions receive the benefits to which they are entitled.
American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Journal
The ACTEC Journal can be accessed through HeinOnline. You will need to access the journal using your SU credentials.
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