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Texas NAELA provides continuing legal education and advocacy to promote and protect the needs of seniors and people with disabilities in Texas. Texas NAELA supports member attorneys throughout the state of Texas who are committed to the practice of elder law.

2014 Fall Conference – Fort Worth


The Texas NAELA Fall Conference & Annual Meeting 2014



 SEPTEMBER 26-27, 2014

 The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth

200 Main St Fort Worth, Texas

$169/night for Marriott Rewards members (register as you reserve at www.marriott.com)

or Call by Sept 5th for group rate $199 Reservations: 817/870-1000

For all Texas NAELA Members.

Not a NAELA member yet? Sign Up for NAELA + Texas NAELA asap: www.naela.org

 Friday, September 26, 2014:  Welcome reception and dinner    7:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 27, 2014:

Board Meeting            7:00 A.M. ( time not confirmed)

Chapter Meeting 8:00 A.M. and election

Seminar 9:00 A.M.     Topics include:

Levels of Care in Skilled Nursing Care under Medicaid

Appeals from  Fair Hearing

Medicare Cases: What to look for in a Potential Case

Medicare Appeals   How to Prepare

Nursing Home  Torts: What can be done for an injured client

Lunch will be provided.  We expect to close by 3:30 p.m.




Texas NAELA Announces the 2013-2014 Board Members

  1. Past President: Carol Bailey
  2. President: Tina R. Green, CELA
  3. Vice-President: Charles Kennedy
  4. Treasurer: Pi Yi G. Mayo, CELA
  5. Secretary: Christina T. Lesher
  6. Director: Mark R. Ensign
  7. Director: Janice M. Pickett
  8. Director: S. Clinton Nix
  9. Director: Bliss Pak
  10. Director: Dan Campbell
  11. Director: Stephen J. Livens
  12. Director: Elisa D. Rainey, CELA
  13. Director: Jeff Skarda
  14. Director: Marilyn Miller
  15. Director: Carol Bertsch.


2013 Board Members

The 2012-2013 Board Members were voted in at the September 12, 2012 Annual Membership Meeting in San Antonio, Texas

  1. Past President: Nancy Stone- by acension
  2. President: Carol Bailey
  3. Vice-President: Tina R. Green, CELA
  4. Treasurer: Pi Yi G. Mayo, CELA
  5. Secretary: Christina T. Lesher
  6. Director: Charles Kennedy
  7. Director: Mark R. Ensign
  8. Director: Janice M. Pickett
  9. Director: S. Clinton Nix
  10. Director: K.T. Whitehead, CELA
  11. Director: Dan Campbell
  12. Director: Stephen J. Livens
  13. Director: Elisa D. Rainey, CELA
  14. Director: Jeff Skarda

2013 Texas NAELA Spring Conference and UnProgram

Join us for the

Texas NAELA Spring Conference & Unprogram

(After the State Bar Elder Law Course)

Make plans now to attend. Unprogram details will be sent out at a later date. Conference information follows:

Date:              Thursday, April 11, 2013

Time(s):         5:45 p.m. Board Meeting

6:30 p.m. Cash Bar/Networking

7:00 p.m. Dinner

8:00 p.m. Unprogram

 Cost:            $50.00 for Non-Board Members

 Place:            Churchill Ballroom, Crowne Plaza River Oaks – Near the Galleria (same location as the conference), 2712 Southwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77098, 713-523-8448

Mail check to:    Tina R. Green, Chair-Elect  (If mailed on or before 4/1/2013, or bring to dinner) Capshaw Green, PLLC, 2801 Richmond Road #46, Texarkana, TX 75503

R.S.V.P.:  As soon as possible to reserve your place!

Tina R. Green, Chair-Elect, (903) 223-9544 or tgreen@capshawgreen.com

How to Reserve:

Send your reply to this email to tgreen@capshawgreen.com. In the subject line put TXNAELA DINNER RESERVATION

In the body of the email, please provide your name, mailing address,  phone number, email address, check number you are paying with (if applicable). Check must be made to Tina R. Green, Chair-Elect at the address above.

See you at the dinner!

Helping Improve the Quality of Legal Services Provided to Seniors and People with Special Needs

The Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) is a professional association of attorneys who are dedicated to assisting clients with public benefits, probate and estate planning, guardianship/conservatorship, and health and long-term care planning.

Texas NAELA membership is comprised of attorneys in the private and public sectors, as well as judges, professors of law, and students. Texas NAELA provides its members with continuing legal education programs, conferences, networking events and newsletters on a broad range of Elder Law topics.

Texas NAELA’s website offers visitors information about Elder Law topics and resources. Check out our Texas NAELA Blog section for more specific Elder Law information.