6-Hour Program

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Overview

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships. We encourage all eligible attendees to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application

Scholarships available


Why You Should Attend

This year’s Institute will focus on mostly Medicaid, with experienced practitioners sharing insights about a range of subjects from comparing and contrasting eligibility rules to liens and estate recovery to promissory note planning.  Faculty also will focus on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and how to avoid terminations and overpayments, as well as ethical issues that frequently arise in elder law practice. 

What You Will Learn

 

  • A multi-state look at Medicaid: Comparing and contrasting eligibility rules
  • Medicaid liens and estate recovery
  • Medicaid promissory note planning: Using DRA-compliant promissory notes to convert assets to income
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI): Avoiding terminations and overpayments
  • Ethical considerations for the elder law attorney

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for elder law practitioners, lawyers who represent elderly clients or younger clients with aging parents, and advocates interested in getting into this constantly evolving field. Experienced practitioners will explore developing issues and also review elder law fundamentals. 

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