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Aging in D.C. Legal Institute 2018 *In-Person at D.C. Bar*

Date(s):
September 20, 2018
Description:
Credit: 6.0 Credit Hours, including 1.0 Ethics Credit Hour (with choice of breakout sessions during afternoon)
 
Institute includes continental breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception featuring:
  • Chief Judge Robert E. Morin, D.C. Superior Court (Introductory Remarks)
  • D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine (Keynote Lunch Speaker)  
Institute Moderator:
  • Rawle Andrews, Jr., Regional Vice President, AARP 
Planning Chair: 
  • Amy Mix, Supervising Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly 
Description: This new Institute explores legal issues surrounding senior citizens, particularly those living in the District of Columbia. The Institute is designed for all attorneys who work with the aging community, including trusts and estates attorneys, family law attorneys, and consumer law attorneys. Issues to be addressed in this first Institute include:

Legal Issues in Creating an Age-Friendly Law Office in D.C.
  • Charlie Sabatino, Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • Laura Newland, Director, D.C. Office on Aging
  • Joanne Savage, Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly
Encountering Elder Abuse in the District of Columbia
  • Amy Mix, Supervising Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly
  • Bridgette Stumpf, Executive Director, Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)
Estate Planning and Medicaid Issues
  • Robert S. Bullock, The Elder & Disability Law Center
  • Abigail Wolf, The Elder & Disability Law Center
Ethics Issues When Dealing with Diminished Capacity
  • Jennifer L. Berger, Supervising Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly
  • Jennifer A. Crumlish, Psychologist, PhD
  • Hope Todd, Ethics Counsel, D.C. Bar 
Financial Exploitation Concerns for the Elderly
  • Amy Mix, Supervising Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly
  • Bridgette Stumpf Executive Director, Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)
  • Merry O’Brien, Grants Administrator & Elder Justice Coordinator, NVRDC
  • Dr. Sheila Jones, Chief, Adult Protective Services
  • Curtis Prince, Detective, MPD Financial & Cyber Crimes
  • Sarah Connell, Assistant Attorney General, DC Office of the Attorney General
Aging in Place Nationally and in D.C./Financial Considerations
  • Ron M. Landsman, Landsman Law Group
  • Mary Ann Parker, Staff Attorney, Office of the D.C. Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Legal Counsel for the Elderly
  • Hon. Katherine M. Wiedmann, Magistrate Judge, D.C. Superior Court
Preparing for Incapacity
  • Edward G. Varrone, The Law Office of Edward G. Varrone
  • Catherine Mary Rafferty, Law Offices of Catherine Mary Rafferty
Dementia Clinic
  • Dr. Edwin Powell, M.D.
  • Fiona C. Druy, R.N., Iona Senior Services
  • Jennifer L. Berger, Supervising Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly
  • Jennifer A. Crumlish, Psychologist, PhD
Fee: $149 D.C. Bar Community Members; $159 D.C. Bar Members; $159 Nonprofit Organizations; $169 Government Attorneys; $179 Others (Breakfast and Lunch Included with Program)
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Curtis Pence , Detective, MPD Financial and Cyber Crimes

Jennifer Crumlish, Psychologist, PhD

Sheila Jones, Chief, Adult Protective Services

Edwin Powell, Assistant Professor, Howard University Hospital

Fiona C Druy, R.N. Iona Senior Services

Robert Morin, Chief Judge, D.C. Superior Court

Merry O'Brien, Grants Administrator & Elder Justice Coordinator Network for Victim Recovery of DC

Charles Sabatino, Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging, American Bar Association

Karl Racine, Attorney General of the District of Columbia

Rawle Andrews, Regional Vice President, AARP


Rawle Andrews Jr. is a regional vice president of AARP, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization advocating for the rights and interests of persons 50 and older in the United States. Mr. Andrews also is a member of the AARP National Leadership Team with duties including management and oversight of AARP’s operations across the 7 largest states in the USA: California, Florida, Illinois, Ne


Amy Mix, Supervising Attorney, Consumer Fraud and Financial Abuse, Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Bridgette Stumpf, Executive Director, Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)

Catherine Mary Rafferty, Law Offices of Catherine Mary Rafferty

Hope Todd, D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Counsel

Jennifer Berger, Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Joanne Savage, Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Laura Newland, Director, DC Office on Aging, Government of the District of Columbia

Mary Ann Parker, Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Myrna Fawcett, Fawcett & Fawcett, PLLC

Sarah Connell, D.C. Office of the Attorney General