Members of the National Elder Law Foundation often provide seminars and local events. This calendar provides information related to events provided by NELF members. 

Elder Law Certification Exam Dates

September 16, 2016

March 24, 2017

All exams are given regionally and proctored at CELA attorney offices.

For more information or to register for an upcoming examination,

Please contact Meg Hyatt at (520) 881-1076 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


National Elder Law Foundation

2016 Ian S. Oppenheim WOW Program

October 19, 2016

The Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club ¨  St. Petersburg, Florida

Click Here to download the WOW registration form

The morning will begin with two formal sessions followed by an extended networking lunch. In the afternoon look forward to a series of small group discussions.

If you are interested in obtaining CLE credit for attending the WOW program, NELF will not apply to any state for CLE accreditation, but will have a uniform certificate of attendance available and information for attorneys that wish to apply for CLE credits as an individual.

Persons looking to become CELAs who have submitted their short form application to NELF will be afforded an opportunity to attend if sufficient space is available.

General Sessions:

Contemporary Estate Planning Paradigms for Married Couples & The Estate Planners Income Tax Playbook
Professor Samuel A. Donaldson

Panel Discussion on Medicaid Planning and Estate Recovery
Scott Solkoff, Esq.
Clayton Davis, Esq.


Trust Protectors, Trust Modifications, Robert Fleming, CELA
Maximizing Your Law Firm's 'Process for Success', Tom Caffrey, Premier Software
Law Office Management - The Personnel and Financial Side, Connie Bauswell, CELA
VA Benefits: The Changes; The Opportunities, Victoria Collier, CELA
Digital Assets for Guardianships, Estates, and Asset Planning, Sharon Rivenson Mark, CELA
Capacity Evaluation/Supported Decision Making, Edwin Boyer, Esq.
Law Office Management - Succession Planning Including Leasing Provisions, Nicola Melby, CELA, Craig Melby, CCIM 

Registration opens July 1, 2016

Click Here to download the WOW registration form

We look forward to seeing all of you in beautiful St. Pete!