List of Organizations

 


Organization Information

American Bar Association Commission on the Legal Problems of the Elderly

740 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-1009
(202) 662-8690; Fax (202) 662-1032 
www.abanet.org/elderly/home.html

The American Bar Association’s Commission on the Legal Problems of the Elderly, through the Fund for Justice and Education, works to expand the availability of legal services for the nation¹s elderly. The commission develops accessible and responsible systems of legal services for older persons by providing training and technical assistance, improving the quality of legal resources, disseminating legal materials, and enhancing public awareness of elder law-related issues.


ElderCounsel

P.O. Box 44403
Madison, WI 53744-4403
https://www.eldercounsel.com

ElderCounsel is known as the premier nationwide member services support organization focusing on elder law and special needs. They are dedicated to the professional development and full practice support of elder law attorneys through education, collegiality, practice development and their document drafting system.


Kansas Elder Law Network

University of Kansas School of Law
Lawrence, KS 66045
www.ink.org/public/kein

The mission of the Kansas Elder Law Network is to provide nationwide electronic access, via the world wide web, to primary and secondary materials pertaining to the legal practice specially known as elder law.


Legal Services for the Elderly

130 West 42nd Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10036
(212) 391-0120; Fax (212) 719-1939 
www.aoa.dhhs.gov/aoa/dir/118.html

Legal services for the Elderly is an advisory center for lawyers who specialize in the legal problems of older persons.


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

1604 N. Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85716-3102
(520) 881-4005; Fax (520) 325-7925 
www.naela.org

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. is a nonprofit association which assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families. Established in 1987, the Academy provides a resource of information, education, networking and assistance to those who must deal with the many specialized issues involved with legal services to the elderly and disabled.


New York State Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Section

1 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
http://www.nysba.org/Elderlaw

The Elder Law and Special Needs Section provides services and opportunities for involvement on issues relating to Elder Law and Special Needs Law, for members of the New York State Bar Association. Among activities, the Section presents educational programs and publishes materials on practice, procedure and developments to enhance the competence and skill of lawyers who practice in this field and improve their ability to deliver the most efficient and highest quality of services to their clients; prepare studies, analyses and recommendations to seek improvement in the law and procedure relating to elder law; and undertake projects to increase the understanding of senior citizens, their families and the general public concerning legal issues affecting the elderly.


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