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Douglas J. Chu

Douglas J. Chu

Hynes & Chu, LLP

New York, NY, USA


Mr. Chu has been involved with the area of Elder Law since 1990.  Before joining the firm he was the Senior Staff Attorney for the Brookdale Center on Aging of Hunter College from 1990 to 1999, where he specialized in Medicaid eligibility and government entitlements. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Chu was also the attorney in charge of the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program at Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. ; known for his speaking skills, Mr. Chu has been an invited speaker/presenter at the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Programs in 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

EDUCATION:

  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL Of Law -Camden : J.D.1987 with an Honors Degree in International Law  {Law Review Staff Member} 
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT - B.A. 1981.

Mr. Chu has been an Adjunct Professor at CUNY Law School and Long Island University, where he taught Elder Law related courses.  He is a respected lecturer on government entitlements and presents a monthly lecture series on applying for Medicaid home care at the Alzheimer's Association of New York City.  Mr. Chu is a regular speaker for the National Constitution Center Audio Conference Series, which provides continuing legal education to attorneys nationally.  Mr. Chu is the current Co-Chair of the New York City Citywide Medicaid Advisory Council . He is the author and editor of  the chapter "Medicaid for the Elderly, Blind and Disabled", found in The New York Elder Law Handbook published annually by the Practicing Law Institute of New York, where he is also a member of their faculty and current Co-Chair of their Annual Elder Law Institute.    Mr. Chu is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey (inactive) and Washington, D.C. (inactive).  Before entering the field of Elder Law, Mr. Chu was involved in the area of White Collar Criminal defense work in Washington, D.C.

Douglas J. Chu is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks 30th Annual Elder Law Institute
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Supplemental Materials for Multi-State Medicaid: Comparing and Contrasting State Medicaid Programs - 30th Annual Elder Law Institute, Friday, April 27, 2018
Ch.6: Medicaid for the Elderly, Blind, or Disabled, Practising Law Institute, New York Elder Law (September 2015) - 30th Annual Elder Law Institute, Friday, April 27, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Multi-State Medicaid: Comparing and Contrasting State Medicaid Programs - 30th Annual Elder Law Institute, Tuesday, May 01, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Multi-State Medicaid: Comparing and Contrasting State Medicaid Programs - Multi-State Medicaid: Comparing and Contrasting State Medicaid Programs , Tuesday, May 01, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Multi-State Medicaid: Comparing and Contrasting State Medicaid Programs - Multi-State Medicaid: Comparing and Contrasting State Medicaid Programs , Tuesday, May 01, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 30th Annual Elder Law Institute, Friday, May 04, 2018, New York, NY
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Medicaid for the Elderly, Blind, or Disabled; and Appendices 6A-6M - New York Elder Law, Monday, August 20, 2018
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 31st Annual Elder Law Institute, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono 31st Annual Elder Law Institute, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, New York, NY
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