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The Truth About Service Animals: Blog Part One

Who Decides the Service Animal Rules? It wasn’t that long ago when someone’s exposure to a service animal was seeing a person with limited vision being guided by a German shepherd in a special harness. Now we are much more familiar with seeing people with a variety of disabilities with service dogs in restaurants, hotels, [...]


Who Is The Lady In The Lobby?

Ever happen to you? You enter the lobby of your building and make eye contact with an older woman sitting in the lobby. She sits there, apparently alone and does not seem to be expecting a visitor. Two days later, you see her again. And then, she is gone. Two weeks later, you see her again, [...]


July 25, 2017: Elder Law for the Non-Elder Law Attorney Part II

Elder Law for the Non Elder Law Attorney Part II: Capacity, Guardianship and Ethics     On Tuesday, July 25, come join a CLE course taught by Mira Weiss, Esq. on the increasingly important and complex issue of client capacity, guardianship and attorney ethical obligations when working with clients with diminished capacity.   Assessment tools will be provided and emerging [...]


June 22, 2017: Elder Law for the Non-Elder Law Attorney Part I

i. Back by popular demand! A seminar on the essentials of elder law and disabilities. Learn how changing demographics will affect your practice and how to protect the assets of aging and disabled clients and their families. This is not your regular CLE! You will learn the basics of elder law and special needs planning, [...]


May 10, 2017: Aging Alone

Elise Karras, LCSW, Geriatric Care Manager—Swiss Benevolent Society Kim Trigoboff, Esq., Attorney at Law Mira Weiss, Esq., Attorney, Weiss Law Group, PLLC Aging in America conjures up a picture of warm interactions with children, siblings and friends, in a community setting. But for many aging Americans, there is a very different picture. Whether through [...]


October 20, 2016: Elder Law for the Non-Elder Law Attorney

Back by popular demand! Now that summer is over the realities of life will set in soon for you clients, their friends, and relatives. Be prepared! Learn to recognize and navigate through the rules, regulations, and legal issues affecting seniors and the chronically ill. Additionally, you will come to understand that tax planning no longer [...]


November 15, 2016: Effective Client Communication and Risk Management for Solos and Small Firms

Effective client communication is key to a firm's reputation and essential to risk management. Come prepared to tear your written and oral client communication apart! Learn effective communication strategies to minimize the risk of malpractice and misunderstanding in written material and verbal communications. Develop simple, strategic communication tools and through real world example learn [...]