2018 Speaking Engagements

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Elder Law Update
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Topic: "Case Law Update"
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Time: Noon

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Organization: UPMC Senior Communities – Legacy Lineup
Location: Cumberland Woods Village, Allison Park – Legacy Theater
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topics: "Where There’s a Will, There’s Relatives"
Time: 11:00am
RSVP: 412-635-8080

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Organization: Epilepsy Foundation of Pgh
Location: Sheraton Station Square
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire
Topics: "Estate and Elder Care Planning"
Time: 3:30pm
Conference Registration: 800-361-5885

Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Organization: Alzheimer’s Association
Location: Marriott Cranberry
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topics: "Understanding the Financial Piece of Dealing with Dementia"
Time: 12:45pm
RSVP: Conference Registration online
https://www.alz.org/pa/events/bonding_over_caregiving_a_dementia_caregiver_conf

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Organization: Chabad Senior Lunch
Location: Chabad of South Hills
Speaker: Matt Kikta, Esquire
Topics: "Top Five Planning Mistakes"
Time: Noon
RSVP: 412-278-2658

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Organization: Voya Financial Advisors
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA (with Christine Brookins from VOYA)
Location: Pathfinder School, Bethel Park, PA
Topics: "The Essentials of Special Needs Planning"
Time: 7:00pm
RSVP: 412-481-0326

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Organization: Community Life, Tarentum
Speaker: Robert K. Schweitzer, Esquire
Topics: "Estate and Elder Care Planning"
Time: 2:00pm

Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Organization: SWPPA Annual Conference
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Topics: "The Cost of Failing to Plan"
Time: 1:30pm

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Organization: PA Assisted Living Association Fall Conference
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: "Improving Results and Quality of Life for Residents Through Elder Care Planning"
Time: 10:15am

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Organization: Lincoln Financial
Location: Northern Tier Regional Library, Gibsonia
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topics: "Estate & Elder Care Planning"
Time: 4:30pm
RSVP: Invitation only event

Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Organization: Hefren-Tillotson
Location: Butler Office, 106 S. Main Street
Speaker: Robert K. Schweitzer, Esquire
Topics: "Extended Care Planning"
Time: 6:00pm
RSVP: 724-283-3788

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2018
Organization: Keller Williams
Location: Scott Township Municipal Building
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA
Topics: "Elder Care Planning"
Time: 11:00am
RSVP: 412-965-2320

Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Organization: George R. Harris Continuing Professional & Legal Education Seminar
Location: Edgewood Country Club
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "Case Studies of Synergistic Planning Among Accountants, Financial Planners and Elder Law Attorneys"
Time: 10:15am
Registration: 412-334-7726

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Medical Malpractice: Current Issues and A View from The Bench
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Topic: "New Procedures for Medicare Set-Aside Issues"
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA

Date: July 19-20, 2018
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: 21st Annual Elder Law Institute
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Speaker(s): Karen Timko, CELA
Speaking Topic: "Implementation of Managed Care in Pennsylvania"
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire
Speaking Topic: "Using Irrevocable Trusts in Pre-Crisis and Crisis Planning"
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, Esquire
Speaking Topic: "Medicaid Annuities in Practice"
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Speaking Topic: "PI Settlement Planning: From Date of Loss to Funding...and Beyond"

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Organization: Longwood at Oakmont
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: " New Approaches to Traditional Estate Planning "
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration: 1-877-308-1845

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Organization: MS Society (Support Group)
Location: Treesdale Community Center
Topic: "Discussion on Long-Term Planning"
Speaker: Robert K. Schweitzer, Esquire
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Registration: 724-625-3500

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Organization: Special Olympics of Pennsylvania
Location: Webinar
Topic: "Navigating Disability Planning Issues"
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Time: Noon - 1:00pm
Registration Information: 724-375-7515

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Location: Locust Grove
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire
Topics: "When it comes to Elder Law Planning, Take Ben Franklin's Advice"
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration: 412-400-9574

Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018
Organization: Artis Senior Living South Hills
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: " Legal Strategies when Diagnosed with Dementia "
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Registration: 412-595-8917

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Location: Baptist Homes
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, Esquire
Topics: "Long-Term Care: Legal and Financial Solutions for Families" - CEU for RN/SW
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration: 412-350-9654

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Organization: Presbyterian Senior Care Foundation
Location: Oakmont Country Club
Topic: "Tax Laws Update and Charitable Giving"
Speaker(s): Julian Gray, CELA
Time: Noon
Registration: 412-435-8970

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Organization: Vitas Healthcare
Location: Cranberry Office
Topic: "Advance Directives Discussion"
Speaker(s): Rob Schweitzer, Esquire
Time: 8:30am (closed to staff)

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Organization: Presbyterian Senior Care
Location: Oakmont Campus, Atrium at Westminster Place
Topic: "Alzheimer’s Education Series; Living Wills, Power of Attorney Issues and Planning Ahead"
Speaker(s): Julian Gray, CELA
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Registration: 412-435-8955

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Organization: Lincoln Investment
Location: Richland Library, Gibsonia
Topic: "Estate and Legacy Planning"
Speaker(s): Julian Gray, CELA
Time: 4:00pm
Registration: 800-318-4828

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Organization: Parkinson's Foundation of Western PA
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church Upper St. Clair
Topic: "Parkinson's Support Group - Discussion of Planning when diagnosed"
Speaker(s): Jennifer Rose, CELA
Time: 2:00pm

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Organization: Parkinson's Foundation of Western PA
Location: Monroeville, Forbes Regional
Topic: "Parkinson's Support Group - Discussion of Planning when diagnosed"
Speaker(s): Jennifer Rose, CELA
Time: 1:00pm

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Organization: Presbyterian Senior Care Network
Location: Presbyterian Senior Care -Washington Campus
Topic: "An Ethical Discussion of POA, Living Wills, DNR, and POLST Documents" (CEU for RN/SW)
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire
Time: 5:00pm
Registration: 412-445-0540

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Organization: Community Life
Location: Monroeville Office (staff Training)
Topic: "Basics of Medicaid Planning"
Speaker: Matt Kikta, Esquire
Time: 10:00am

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Organization: Presbyterian Senior Care Network
Location: Presbyterian Senior Care – Oakmont Campus
Topic: "Elder Law, Ethics, and the Importance of Planning Ahead" (CEU for RN/SW)
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Time: 5:00pm
Registration: 412-445-0540

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Estate & Elder Law Symposium - 2018
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Topic: "Navigating Estate Recovery and Advocating for your Client"
Time: 10:10am – 11:10am
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Topic: "Medicaid Basics: Eligibility, Spousal Issues, Resource Transfers and More"
Time: 11:20am-12:20pm
Speaker: Caitlin Harper, CELA and Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire

Date: Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
Organization: AALNC
Location: Dickie McCamey & Chilcote P.C.
Topic: "Planning Options Before Settlement that Improve Quality of Life Afterwards"
Speaker(s): Julian E. Gray, CELA
Time: 5:30pm