Welcome to Texas NAELA

We are a community of attorneys who specialize in handling the legal issues that affect older Americans and those with special needs. We believe in the importance of continuing legal education, advocacy and examining public policy issues in our mission to enhance the quality of life for older adults and persons with special needs. Texas NAELA supports member attorneys throughout the state of Texas who are committed to the practice of Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Law.

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A Warning on Medicaid Planning--Texas Human Resources Code Section 12.001 states that non-attorneys are prohibited from charging a fee for assisting or representing a person in obtaining Medicaid benefits.

New Officers and Directors Elected
Texas NAELA congratulates the following members of the 2016-2017 Board of Officers and Directors: Janice M. Pickett, Past President (by ascension); S. Clinton Nix, President; Bliss Burdett Pak, Vice-President; Stephen J. Livens, CELA, Treasurer; and Elisa D. Rainey, CELA, Secretary. Board of Directors: Monica A. Benson, CELA; Joy M. Eckelkamp, CELA; Cathy Fowlkes; Chrys Jones, Charles E. Lance; Lori Leu, CELA; Paul Premack, CELA; Arthur Lee (Lance) McLain, Jr., CELA; Bryn Anne Poland; Marian S. Rosen; and Nathan Ziegler
Posted on October 7, 2016
Posted on June 13,2016
Please plan to join us for the Texas NAELA Annual Conference/CLE: August 2, 2017, Galveston's Moody Gardens, with UTCLE's "Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference" on August 3-4, 2017.   Registration is now open REGISTER NOW Texas NAELA membership (and national NAELA membership) are required for this and all Texas NAELA programs- join now for 2017! 


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Texas NAELA is committed to supporting attorneys who are uniquely dedicated to meeting the legal needs of older adults and persons with special needs.