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A professional association that 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 and special needs 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
Texas NAELA 2017 UnProgram in Grapevine a huge success!

Thank you to all attendees and especially the organizers and facilitators for making this year's UnProgram so successful, hope to see you next year!

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.  More details on the program to come--go to utcle.org/conferences in 2017 to register for BOTH the Texas NAELA and the UTCLE conferences. 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 serving the legal needs of older adults and persons with disabilities while aspiring to hold themselves to high ethical standards of practice