The Atlanta Lawyer August / September 2018 - Page 30

SECTION UPDATE ELDER LAW Breakfast Meetings The Elder Law Section is looking forward to another year of great speakers and CLE opportunities. Our first breakfast is September 26th and the speaker will be Mandy Moyer, of Georgia Probate Lawyers Moyer, LLC, who will be speaking about Adult Guardianships in Georgia: Effective Advocacy in Cases involving Incapacitated Adults. Our October 17th breakfast will feature Will Smith of Schenk Smith LLC who will be talking about nursing home litigation and arbitration agreements. We expect to have a great speaker lineup. Save the Date We would like to say a big thank you to our wonder- ful sponsors. So far this year we have several great sponsors who have committed to the section: Senior Partners, Southeastern Trust Company, Skylark Senior Care, and UBS McGrath Consulting. We’re excited about all of you. Board of Directors The Elder Law Section board members for the 2018-2019 year are Sarah Siedentopf, Cherish De la Cruz, Kevin O’Sullivan, Linda Pacer, Robert Port, Chris Brannon, Mandy Moyer, Sarah Watchko, Laura Akins, and Liz Lawrence. The Elder Law Section has its regular meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 am at the Buckhead Club. We do not meet in December, but please mark your calendars for our other dates. Sarah Siedentopf Siedentopf Law Sarah@EstateLawAtlanta.com https://estatelawatlanta.com Thank You to Sponsors A disability can happen to any one of us. That’s why we’ve used the strength of membership to bring you disability coverage. Now Atlanta Bar Association members can apply for competitive group rates on disability insurance A disability can happen to anyone – but only 22% of Americans say they have enough savings to pay for six months of expenses. 1 That’s why it’s so important to help protect your paycheck with disability insurance – especially since we have competitive group rates. • Available to members age 59 and under • Apply for up to $12,000 per month Don’t miss out on competitive group rates. Log on to https://startprotectingyourfuture.com/ML_61365-site/dis_standard.aspx?logo=aba Or call 1-888-474-1959 1 http://www.bankrate.com/finance/consumer-index/americans-still-lack-savings-despite-wage-growth.aspx Like most insurance policies, insurance policies offered by MetLife and its affiliates contain certain exclusions, exceptions, waiting periods, reductions, limitations, and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact MetLife or your plan administrator for complete details. Insurance underwritten by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. ADF# DI1636.17 30 August/September 2018 © 2018 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY 200 Park Avenue New York, NY L0617496469[exp0618][All States][DC,GU,MP,PR,VI]