2017 Speaking Engagements

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Elder Law Update
Topic: "Case Law Update"
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2017
Location: Asbury Heights
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "Medicaid and Estate Planning"
Time: 6:00pm
Registration: 412-571-5173

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Organization: Tyler Collier Associates
Location: Bethany Baptist Church
Topic: "Top Five Planning Mistakes"
Speaker: Rob Schweitzer
Time: 9:00am - Noon
Registration: online at tylercolliercpa.com

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Organization: Aging in America PA
Location: South Hills Country Club
Topic: "Successful Aging: Fall Focus on Medicare Open Enrollment"
Speaker(s): Panel Discussion including Julian E. Gray, CELA
Time: 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration: 724-298-8080

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Location: Harbour Senior Living of South Hills
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "Elder Care Planning with Julian Gray"
Time: 6:00pm
Registration: 412-571-1300

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

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