NEW WEBINAR!

Advanced Elder Law Ethics: Working with Clients Who Have Diminished Capacity

October 29th at 3PM EST

Hosted By Rebecca A. Hobbs, Esq., CELA
ElderLawAnswers National Director

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Presented by Gregory S. French, CELA

When it comes to elder law and ethics, Certified Elder Law Attorney Gregory S. French is certainly the expert. As a past President of NAELA Gregory chaired NAELA’s Professionalism and Ethics Committee when it developed the First and Second Editions of the Aspirational Standards for the Practice of Elder Law and Special Needs Law with Commentaries. In this webinar, Gregory will provide practical answers on how to handle the tricky ethical issues surrounding representing a client with diminished capacity.

Topics to be covered include:
  • Client identification
  • Joint representation
  • Confidentiality
  • Reasonableness of fees

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About The Presenters


Gregory S. French, CELA

Gregory S. French is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) and the National Elder Law Foundation. He also is accredited by the VA to handle veterans’ claims. Mr. French has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and selected as a Best Lawyer in Elder Law. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and a member of NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners.

Mr. French is a past President of NAELA and chaired NAELA’s Professionalism and Ethics Committee when it developed the First and Second Editions of the Aspirational Standards for the Practice of Elder Law and Special Needs Law with Commentaries. He helped found and chaired OSBA’s Elder Law Committee and is a member of its Council of Delegates. Mr. French founded the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee and served as its Chair for four years. He also has coauthored Anderson’s Ohio Elder Law Practice Manual and served as General Editor of Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing's Counseling the Older Client.

Rebecca A. Hobbs, Esq., CELA

Rebecca A. Hobbs is the National Director at ElderLawAnswers. She is an associate attorney with the law firm O'Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C. in the greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. She is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. In 2019, 2018, and 2017 Rebecca was selected for inclusion by the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the field of elder law.

She is an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA), and serves on the Editorial Board of the NAELA Journal and the serves on the Special Needs Law Section Steering Committee through NAELA. As a member the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), she serves as the Young Lawyer Division Liaison to the Elder Law Section Council. Rebecca is also a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association and is a Co-Chair of the Elder Law Section.