Elder Law and Disability Rights Section



Lawrence D Adashek, Chair
8 Reservoir Cir
Ste 104
Pikesville, MD 21208-6362
P: (410) 415-5880
F: (443) 660-9097

Section Dues: $15.00 per year
Law Students may join this section at no cost.

The Elder Law and Disability Rights Section will be at Senior Centers in many counties in Maryland on Thursday, May 1 to provide voluntary legal assistance to help people prepare advanced directives. If you know of anyone who could benefit from this, please share this information with them.


ALJ Cases - DHMH, OAH Decisions, Medicaid

Elder Law Newsletter:
Winter 2014: Vol 18, Issue 1 PDF Document

2012/2013 ANNUAL REPORT:

This Section, at the request of the Public Awareness Committee, revised, updated, and rewrote the text of the Nursing Home Admission Contracts in Maryland legal information brochure, published by the MSBA. Its Section Council members continued to work closely with Maryland Senator Delores G. Kelley and the state’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to revise Maryland Medical Assistance eligibility rules, so that certain standard payments made routinely and regularly by Maryland residents, are treated as exempt “transfers,” to enhance Medical Assistance benefits for Maryland citizens. The Section also presented a CLE program entitled “Asset Management and Medical Decision Making”; its annual February meeting with State Legislators in Annapolis; and a joint meeting with the Animal Law Section on service animals and related topics of mutual interest to the members of the two Sections. It will present a program entitled “It Takes a Village”, on the interdisciplinary nature of an Elder Law practice, at the MSBA Annual Meeting.


Members may join the following committees by contacting the chairperson listed above.

  1. Legislative
  2. Publications
  3. Website
  4. CLE
  5. Section Meetings
  6. Long Term Care Medicaid Denial Program
  7. Annual Meeting Planning Committee


The purposes of the Elder Law Section are To bring together members of the Maryland State Bar Association interested in Elder Law; To promote the continuing legal education of the bar in Elder Law; To sponsor Elder Law publications for the benefit of the bar and the public; To work on a cooperative basis to improve the law and promote the interest of the public and the members of the bar in Elder Law; and To promote the delivery of free or reduced fee legal services to the low income elderly.


Section dues are $15.00 annually.

Join Online or contact the MSBA at msba@msba.org to join the Section.

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