Events & Speaking Engagements

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

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: 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

Previous Speaking Engagements This Year

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 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 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 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

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