Welcome to Texas NAELA


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.

NOTICE! Texas NAELA Fall Conference Re-scheduled!


As a reminder, the Fall Conference has been re-scheduled to Saturday, November 1, 2014, with the reception and welcome dinner the evening before on October 31, 2014.
We are sure that you will find the program worth the wait.

The conference will include 6.25 hours of CLE credit with 2.50 hours of ethics.

Also, early registration for the Conference must be received before October 22, 2014. Registrations received on or after that date will not qualify for the early registration discount.


We have an initial block of ONLY 15 rooms available for the special group rate of $209.00 per night. While the Hotel has indicated we may be able to get additional rooms as this special rate, members are encouraged to book your room as soon as possible in case no additional rooms are available.

This rate is available for nights of October 31, 2014, through November 1, 2014, the dates of the conference.


Book your group rate using code: National Association of Elder Law Attorneys

Note that if you want internet access, it can be purchased on an individual basis, upon request. Be sure to include your internet access fee with your conference registration fee if you want a personal password for internet access.

If you have any questions, please contact Tina Green at 903-223-9544 tgreen@capshawgreen.com

Program details: Texas NAELA Fall Conference Program

Registration form and information: 2014 Fall Conference Registration

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.