Disability Planning: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know
UMass School of Law - Dartmouth Alumni Association and the Massachusetts Chapter of NAELA have brought together experienced practitioners to share their knowledge and expertise.
The morning sessions will include an overview of Social Security, including SSI, SSDI and Medicare. The afternoon sessions will include discussions on Guardianships and Conservatorships and the use of Special Needs Trusts and Pooled Trusts for individuals with Special Needs.
Friday, October 25, 2013
8:30 am-9:00 am - Registration
9:00 am-9:15 am - Introduction
President of UMass School of Law Alumni
9:15 am-10:30 am - Social Security
Ryan Benharris, Esq. of the Law Offices of Deborah Kohl
10:45 am-12:00 pm - Medicare
Brenda K. Faria, LSW of Bristol Elder Services
12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm-2:30 pm – Special Needs Trusts; Guardianships; and Conservatorships
2:45 pm-4:30 pm - Pooled Trusts for Individuals with Special Needs
Michael Andrade, MSW of Bristol County ARC and Attorney Fredrick Misilo, Fletcher, Tilton PC
4:30 pm-5:00 pm - Q & A
For questions contact Attorney Patricia Bloom-McDonald.
Special thanks to the administration and staff of UMass Law, their Alumni, and MassNAELA for their assistance in bringing this program to you.