2014 Conference Highlights

2014 Conference Highlights

 

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khayat-center_small The 2014 Elder Law Conference was held at the Robert C. Khayat School of Law Building at the University of Mississippi on August 1, 2014.
regis_small The 2014 Elder Law Conference began with registration and a breakfast snack and the distribution of conference materials early on Friday morning.
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Ira Richard Gershon,
the Dean of the Law School WELCOMEDthe conference participants to the Robert C. Khayat School of Law.
btc_small Ben Thomas Cole, II, Executive Director of NMRLS got the the program rolling with an INTRODUCTION.
kilgore5_small Catherine V. Kilgore, NMRLS Elder Law Project Director and  program coordinator laid out the logistics of the conference..
jones2_small WE CAN WORK IT OUT: USING
MEDIATION PRACTICES TO RESOLVE DISPUTES INVOLVING ELDERLY CLIENTS
Barry K. Jones, LL.M. in Taxation, C.P.A., and Accredited Estate Planner, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLPJackson, MS-    Mediation . . .
freela_smalldarnold_small LEGAL PROFESSIONAL, BUT MENTAL HEALTH AMATEUR: SKILLS FOR EVALUATING CLIENT CAPACITY AND RELATIONS WITH FAMILY MEMBERS

Tom Freeland, J.D., Freeland and Freeland Law Firm, Oxford, MS- Difficulties . . . and
Diane S. Arnold, M.Ed., LPC,
Memory Makers, Oxford, MS
 Evaluating Client Capacity

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THE VULNERABLE PERSONS ACT: THE ROLES OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, THE AGENCIES AND THE ADVOCATES

Moderator:
Mary H. Smith, LSW, 
North Central Area Agency on AgingCatherine V. Kilgore, Esq., NMRLS Elder Law Director – The Vulnerable Persons Act
Elgalene Close, MSW, North Delta Area Agency on Aging –Abuse/Neglect?Exploitation. . . and
Randolph Brown, Office of the Mississippi Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Unit – Abuse, Neglect . . .
ivory_small LUNCHEON SPEAKER:“PREPARE TO CARE”
Ivory Craig, Associate State Director for Community Outreach, AARP MS State Office
Prepare to Care Presentation
rick-c_small UPDATE ON ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE IN MISSISSIPPI
Richard A. Courtney, CELA 
Jackson, MS – Update on Access to Health Care . . .
captive-audience_small The Audience absorbed all the presentations.
al-c_small THE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION CONSORTIUM; A RESOURCE FOR SAVING THE HOME
Al Cutturini, Esq., Managing Attorney,
NMRLS Foreclosure Prevention Project
The Foreclosure Prevention Consortium
alex-litc_small CONSUMER PROTECTION AND TAX ISSUES AFFECTING THE ELDERLY
Alexis L. Farmer, Esq., NMRLS, MS
Taxpayer Assistance Project Director
Tax Scams . . .
jones-1_small ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ELDER LAW PRACTICE
Barry K. Jones, Esq., LL.M.
Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Jackson, MS – Ethical Considerations . . .
cle-certs_small The conference concluded with participants lined up to receive their CLE and SWU certificates
photos by Kenneth J. Franklin
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