National Aging and Law Conference 2014

Published in Center News

The Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging is a co-sponsor of the ABA Commission on Law and Aging's October 2014 National Aging and Law Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference will bring together substantive law, policy, and legal service development and delivery practitioners from across the country. The program will include sessions on Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship, elder abuse, legal ethics, legal service program development and delivery, consumer law, income security, and other issues.

Borchard Center co-director, Edward D. Spurgeon, will present, along with current fellow Adrienne Lyon Buenavista, on Supporting the Next Generation of Elder Law Attorneys: The Borchard Law & Aging Fellowship Experience. Catheryn Koss, former Borchard fellow and the Center's Fellows Coordinator will present with Professor Nina A. Kohn of the University of Syracuse College of Law (and a past recipient of a Borchard academic research grant) on Lawyers for Wards? Legal & Ethical Barrieres to Protecting the Rights of Persons Subject to Guardiandship.