Elder Law Day: Summer 2021 Series

The 21st Annual Elder Law Day Virtual Summer Series was a collaboration between the Center for Elder Law & Justice and Erie County Department of Senior Services, which recently completed the second year of virtual presentations and consultations. All videos are available on Erie County’s YouTube page for future viewing.

Click on the presentation below to view each video. 

"Guide for Basic Estate Planning," by Linda Stravalaci Grear, Esq. (Pfalzgraf Beinhauer Grear Harris Schuller LLP)






“Scams and Fraud Targeting Older Adults – How to Avoid Them,” by Gary S. Brown, Esq. (New York State Office of the Attorney General, Westchester Regional Office).





“Mortgage Foreclosure & Tenant Eviction – 2021 Updates”, by F. Alexander Fehrman, Esq. (Center for Elder Law & Justice) and Tatiana Robinson, Esq. (Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority).





“The Benefits of Irrevocable and Pooled Trusts” by Jamie M. Smith, Esq. (Smith Vavonese, LLP)






"Know Your Rights – Entering a Skilled Nursing Facility for Short-Term Rehabilitation,” by Lindsay Heckler, Esq. and Bria Lewis, Esq. (Center for Elder Law & Justice)





"Asset Protection for Long Term Care Expenses," by Kelly R. Gusmano, Esq. (Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP)






“Stimulus Check FAQs,” by Erin L. Riker, Esq. and Liam McMahon, Paralegal (Center for Elder Law & Justice)






"Issues Facing Older LGBTQ Adults," by Christopher Phillips, Esq. (Center for Elder Law & Justice)






“Kinship Care,” by Sarah Hedden, Esq. (Center for Elder Law & Justice) and Deonna Jones, Esq. (Erie County District Attorney's Office)





“Medicaid Basics and 2021 Updates,” by Kelly Barrett Sarama, Esq. (Center for Elder Law & Justice)






The New Power of Attorney Law – What the Changes Mean for You,” by Kevin Quinn, Esq. (Center for Elder Law & Justice) and Edward Robinson, Esq. (Hurwitz & Fine, PC)





“Elder Abuse,” by Katelyn Gindele, Esq. and Tracey Casseus, Paralegal (Center for Elder Law & Justice)