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Lower Manhattan Bar Association Presents Public Forum: “Preparation of Basic Estate-Planning Documents” on November 18
NOVEMBER 18, 2009 – NEW YORK, NY – The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) Pro Bono Elder Law Project is hosting its fourth annual public forum, “Preparation of Basic Estate-Planning Documents,” on November 18 at 5:30 PM at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street. Clifford A. Meirowitz, chair of the Elder Law Project, will discuss the preparation of such documents as powers of attorney, living wills and health care proxies, in addition to speaking about how to avoid guardianships. Following his presentation, volunteer attorneys will be available to assist attendees in the preparation of health care proxies and answer questions regarding other advance directives.
Mr. Meirowitz is the founder of Clifford A. Meirowitz & Associates, PLLC, a law firm specializing in the areas of elder law and trusts and estates. He is also an adjunct professor at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies and NYU Wagner School of Lifelong Learning. A noted lecturer, Mr. Meirowitz has spoken on elder law topics at many community and advocacy groups and has presented at various CLE classes.
The forum is co-sponsored by NYCLA’s Elder Law Committee.
The New York County Lawyers’ Association (www.nycla.org) was founded in 1908 as the first major bar association in the country that admitted members without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or gender. Since its inception, it has pioneered some of the most far-reaching and tangible reforms in American jurisprudence and has continuously played an active role in legal developments and public policy.
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