2015 Speaking Engagements

Date: Friday, November 20th, 2015
Organization: Our Lady of Joy Parish (Plum)
Topic: "Veteran Benefits Planning"
Speaker: Colin Morgan, Esquire
Time: 1:00pm
Registration: 412-310-1490

Date: Friday, November 20th, 2015
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Elder Law Update
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speakers: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Topic: "Case Law Updates"

Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2015
Location: Longwood at Oakmont
Topic: "Planning for your Future"
Time: 1:30pm
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Registration: 877-342-9861

Date: Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
Location: Willow Heights – McKee's Rocks
Topic: "Veteran Benefits – New Changes Coming"
Time: Noon
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Registration: 412-875-1695

Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Organization: Area Agency on Aging Regional Conference
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Green Tree
Topic: "Conversations at All Stages of Life"
Time: 10:45am
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA (with Diane Mead from Bethany Hospice)
Registration: 412-875-1695

Date: Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
Location: Sunrise Senior Living – Upper St Clair
Topic: "Veteran Benefits – New Changes Coming"(CEU for RN/SW)
Time: 4:30pm
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Registration: 412-831-2200

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Organization: Catholic Cemeteries Association
Location: St. Bernard Parish, Mt. Lebanon
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA
Topic: "Tips for Elder Care Planning"
Registration: 412-408-6149

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Location: HCR ManorCare Greentree
Time: 4:00pm
Registration: 412-344-7744
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA and Lisa Powell of Optimal Aging Advisors
Topic: "Legal, Financial and Care Solutions for Older Adults and their Families" (CEU for RN/SW)

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Nuts and Bolts of Medicaid Planning
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speakers: Caitlin Harper, CELA and Colin Morgan, Esquire
Topic: "Medicaid Eligibility Rules & Basic Asset Protection Strategies"

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Organization: Mt Lebanon Senior Citizen Luncheon
Location: Mt Lebanon Recreation Center
Time: 11:00am
Registration: 412-343-3409
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA
Topic: "Essential Legal Documents for Long Term Care Planning"

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Organization: M.A.S.H.
Location: The Willows
Time: 9:30am
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "Top 5 Elder Care Planning Mistakes and How to Solve Them"

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Organization: APPRISE
Location: The Human Services Building (Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh)
Time: Noon to 3:00pm
Registration: 412-661-1670 x645
Speaker: Colin Morgan, Esquire with William McKendree from APPRISE
Topic: "VA Health Benefits - Coordination with Medicare and Medicaid Coverage"

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2015
Organization: Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church Upper St Clair
Time: Noon- 1:00pm
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA
Topic: "Elder Law Issues when facing Dementia"

Date: Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
Organization: George Harris Continuing Professional & Legal Education Seminar
Location: Edgewood Country Club
Time: 10:15am
Registration: 412-334-7726
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "The New VA Aid & Attendance Proposed Rules and The Tax Impact"

Date: July 23rd & 24th, 2015
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: 18th Annual Elder Law Institute
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Speaking Topic: "Real Estate Issues for Elder Law Practitioners"
Speaker: Caitlin E. Harper, CELA and Karen S. Timko, CELA
Speaking Topic: "Basics of Medicaid"

Date: Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Location: Presbyterian Senior Care Oakmont Campus
Topic: "Legacy Planning in 2015" (CEU for RN/SW)
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Registration: 412-826-6104

Date: Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
Organization: The Financial Planning Association of Pittsburgh
Event: 4th Annual Saluting Service
Location: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire
Topic: "Understanding Important Changes Coming to VA Benefits"

Date: Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
Location: Peters Township Library
Topic: "Making Informed Senior Care Decisions"
Speaker: Matthew Kikta, Esquire (with Senior Living Advisors and Visiting Angels)
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Registration: 724.941.9430

Date: Sunday April 26th, 2015
Organization: Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western PA (Annual Meeting)
Location: Friends Meeting House, Shadyside
Topic: "New Power of Attorney Law"
Speaker: Colin Morgan, Esquire
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Registration: (closed event)

Date: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Understanding the Basics of Elder Law
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speaker: Colin Morgan
Topic: "Care Options for the Elderly"
Speaker: Jennifer Rose
Topic: "Asset Protection Strategies"

Date: Wednesday. April 1st, 2015
Location: Valleycare Adult Day Care Center (Moon Twp.)
Topic: "Planning Issues when faced with Memory Loss"
Speaker: Cindy Alvear, Esquire (with Southerncare Hospice)
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Registration: 724-302-2090

Date: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Location: The Consulate North Strabane (Canonsburg)
Topic: "Veteran Benefits Planning in 2015"
Speaker: Colin Morgan, Esquire
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Registration: 724- 746-0600

Date: Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Location: Baptist Homes, Mt. Lebanon
Topic: "The Proper Use of Trusts for Veteran Benefits Planning" (CEU for RN/SW)
Speaker: Cindy Alvear, Esquire
Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Registration: 412-350-9654

Date: Thursday, March 12th, 2015
Location: Sunrise Senior Living
Topic: "Legacy Planning in 2015" (CEU for RN/SW)
Speaker(s): Julian Gray, CELA
Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Registration: 412-831-2200

Date: Thursday, March 12th, 2015
Location: Newhaven Court at Lindwood (Greensburg)
Topic: "Veterans Benefits Planning in 2015"
Speaker(s): Colin A. Morgan, Esquire
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Registration: 724-853-2505

Date: Wednesday, February 25th , 2015
Organization: United Senior Citizens of USC
Location: Upper Recreation Center
Topic: "What Makes Elder Law Unique to Traditional Estate Planning?"
Speaker: Jennifer Rose, CELA
Time: 1:00pm-2pm
Registration: 412-221-1099

Date: Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Organization: Catholic Cemeteries Association
Location: St. Thomas Moore, Bethel Park
Topic: "Tips for Elder Care Planning"
Speaker(s): Karen Timko, CELA
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Registration: 412-408-6149

Date: Wednesday, February 5th, 2015
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: 16th Annual Estate & Elder Law Symposium
Location: PBI Pittsburgh Heinz 57 Center
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA
Topic: "Drafting Revocable Trusts"

Date: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Advanced Medicaid Planning for Long Term Care
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh PA
Speakers: Julian Gray, CELA, Karen Timko, CELA and Caitlin Harper, CELA