Events & Speaking Engagements

Attorney Julian GrayThe attorneys at Julian Gray Associates are frequently asked to serve as teachers for Continuing Legal Education seminars. They also often make presentations to medical personnel, tax advisors, and geriatric related professionals and for other miscellaneous civic organizations for continuing credits.

If you are interested in scheduling an informative seminar or would like to receive more information on an upcoming seminar, please contact our Education and Outreach Coordinator by sending her an email.

Below is a listing of upcoming events as well as previous speaking engagements.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Organization: George R. Harris Continuing Professional & Legal Education Seminar
Location: Edgewood Country Club
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "Where There's A Will, There's Relatives"
Time: 10:15am
Registration: 412-334-7726

Previous Speaking Engagements This Year

Date: July 20-21, 2017
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: 20th Annual Elder Law Institute
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Speaker(s): Caitlin E. Harper, CELA and Cindy Alvear, Esquire
Speaking Topic: "Medicaid Basics: Eligibility, Spousal Issues, Resource Transfers & More"
Speaker: Frank A. Petrich, CELA
Speaking Topic: "PA Orders of Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) - What are they and Where are They?"
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Speaking Topic: "Realty Transfer Taxes and Trusts"

Date: July 19, 2017
Organization: Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Event: Summer Meeting
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Topic: End of Life Panel Discussion: Advance Care Planning
Speaker(s): Frank Petrich, CELA and Karen Timko, CELA

Date: July 18, 2017
Organization: Aging in America PA
Location: South Hills Country Club
Topic: Successful Aging: Aging At Home
Speaker(s): Panel Discussion including Julian E. Gray, CELA
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration: 814-880-2841

Date: Wednesday, June 21 2017
Location: Comfort Inn - RIDC Park
Organization: Community LIFE - Housing Forum
Topic: "Veteran Benefits Update"
Speaker: Colin Morgan, Esquire
Time: 12:30pm
Registration: 412-436-1345

Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
Location: West Penn Hospital
Topic: "What's next after Hospital Discharge?" (CEU for RN/SW)
Speaker: Jennifer Rose, CELA
Time: 4:00pm

Date: Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: JCC South Hills
Topic: "Advanced Planning" (Caregivers Aging Mastery Program- series)
Speaker: Colin Morgan, Esquire
Time: 7:00pm
Registration: 412-339-5415

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Location: Arrowood At Southwestern
Topic: "Eldercare Overview and Veteran Benefits"
Speaker: Rob Schweitzer, Esquire
Time: 6:30pm
Registration: 412-651-1711

Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Location: Strabane Woods
Topic: "Top Five Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them"
Speaker: Jennifer Rose, CELA
Time: 2:30pm
Registration: 724-225-4100

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Location: Mt Lebanon Recreation Center
Topic: "Top Five Elder Care Planning Mistakes and How to Solve Them"
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Time: 11:00am
Registration: 412-343-3400

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Location: Atria South Hills
Topic: Alzheimer's Support Group: Planning when faced with Diagnosis
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire
Time: 6:00pm

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Organization: Autism Connection of PA
Location: Autism Connection Office: 35 Wilson Street, Suite 101 Pittsburgh 15223
Topic: "Understanding Special Needs Planning"
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration: 412-781-4116

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Organization: John F. Slater Funeral Home
Location: Gianna Via’s Caste Village Shops
Topic: "Where there’s a Will… There’s Relatives"
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Time: 9:00am-11:00am
Registration: 412-881-9022

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Topic: "The Medicaid Application Process"
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA & Matthew T. Kikta, Esquire

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Organization: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Location: Rivers Casino
Topic: "Elder Care Planning when Faced with Dementia Diagnosis"
Speaker: Cindy Alvear, Esquire
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration: By invitation only

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Organization: Gateway Hospice
Location: Northland Library - Cumberland Road
Topic: "Advance Directives, Living Wills, and POA’s"
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA
Time: 3:00pm
Registration: Closed program for staff

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Organization: United Way of Southwestern PA
Location: Penn Society Social Club
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA (Panel discussion with Dmitri Shiry and Stefanie Small)
Topics: "Perspectives on Planning "
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017
Location: Mercy Hospital Clark Auditorium
Speaker: Matthew Kikta, Esquire
Topic: "What Happens After Hospital Discharge (CEU for RN/SW)"
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Registration: Closed to Hospital Staff

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Practical Medicaid Planning
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speaker: Caitlin E. Harper, CELA
Topics: "Medicaid Basics"

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: 18th Annual Estate & Elder Law Symposium
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Topics: "Drafting POA’s: Essential Tools for the Elder Law Attorney’s Toolbox"

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Location: Transitions Healthcare, Washington, PA
Topic: "What Happens After Hospital Discharge" - CEU for RN/SW
Speaker: Cindy Alvear, Esquire
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration: 724-554-5721

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA and Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: " Making Use of Trusts for Asset Protection of the Middle Class "
Time: 9:00am - 12:15pm

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017
Location: St. David's Episcopal Church, Venetia, PA
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, Esquire
Topic: "Long Term Care Planning when Faced with Dementia Diagnosis"
Time: 1:00 pm
Registration: 724-747-9962

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