When I introduce myself and someone asks what I do, I start with “attorney” but always add that I practice Elder Law. Some just nod, some really seem to understand, but that prompts many to ask something to the effect of “what’s that?” On the first day of class each semester when I was teaching.
This summer I was invited to participate in a “Virtual Dementia Tour” organized by Kristi Benning of Right at Home and hosted by Joyce Adams at Fox Run Assisted Living of Council Bluffs, Iowa. As an Elder Law Attorney I try to keep abreast of issues surrounding aging and be sensitive to the challenges faced by.
In the current issue of the American Bar Association Journal, there is a feature on “Legal Rebels.” Imagine my shock when I paged through the article and realized that Thompson Law Office could just as easily have been featured as a Legal Rebel!! Who knew?!? The very first law firm featured in the Journal article.
When I first meet with people who are looking at filing bankruptcy, there are usually a lot of tears. Regardless of whether the person is a white collar professional or a blue collar worker, my advice is usually the same. The destination of bankruptcy has many paths and roads. None of them are easy, but.
We are embracing “limited scope representation.” Learn more at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/self-help/lim-scope-rep-client.pdf.