By 2025, one in five Oregonians will be over age 65. Older clients need lawyers who understand the challenges they face, such as paying for long-term care, providing for loved ones, and ensuring that their plans for end-of-life care will be respected. This program provides the essential tools needed to analyze your clients’ situations, answer their questions, and develop practical strategies to help them achieve their goals. Get up-to-date information about the eligibility requirements for key government benefit programs, including Medicaid for long-term care. Master the basic strategies used to protect the home and the spouse who does not need care. Identify ways to integrate ABLE accounts into planning for people with disabilities. Learn how Oregon’s Advance Directive for Health Care is changing and how to increase its effectiveness from a health care provider’s perspective. Explore the steps for preventing and avoiding ethical conflicts in common elder law scenarios, and enhance your ability to recognize and respond to elder or child abuse.
Cosponsored by the Elder Law Section.
• Stephanie Carter, Draneas & Huglin PC, Lake Oswego
• Darin Dooley, Law Offices of Nay & Friedenberg LLC, Portland
• Peter Jarvis, Holland & Knight LLP, Portland
• Julie Nimnicht, Law Offices of Geoff Bernhardt, Portland
• Melanie Maurice, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
• Allison Martin Rhodes, Holland & Knight LLP, Portland
• Monica Pacheco, Douglas Conroyd Gibb & Pacheco PC, Salem
• Mark Johnson Roberts, Oregon State Bar, Tigard
4 Practical Skills credits, 1 Ethics credit, and 1 Abuse Reporting credit
ID 51526, 10/05/2018
Complete by 10/05/2021 for Oregon credit
Download course materials (PDF)
Download MCLE recordkeeping form (PDF)
Please note that it may take up to 30 days after you complete an online seminar for it to appear on your online MCLE Compliance Report at www.osbar.org.