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

Previous Speaking Engagements This Year

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Organization: Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals
Location: Wildwood Country Club
Speaker: Robert K. Schweitzer, CELA
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Organization: Alzheimer’s Association
Event: Dementia Caregiver’s Conference
Location: Doubletree at Monroeville
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, CELA (part of Resources Panel)
Conference Time: 8:30am – 2:30pm
Speaking Time: 11:00am
Registration online at: https://action.alz.org/mtg/46113815

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Organization: John F. Slater Funeral Home
Location: Whitehall House
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, CELA
Topic: "How To Handle Finances After The Loss of A Loved One"
Time: 11:30am
Registration: 412-881-9022

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Location: Tapestry Moon Township
Speaker: Caitlin E. Harper, CELA
Topic: "A Veteran Benefits Overview"
Time: 5:00pm
RSVP: 412-480-8140

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019
Organization: Keller Williams
Location: Scott Township Municipal Building
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Topic: "Design Your Estate Plan"
Time: 11:00am
RSVP: 412-965-2320

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Location: Country Meadows Retirement Community of South Hills
Speaker: Matthew T. Kikta, CELA
Topic: "Essential Estate Planning Documents"
Time: 1:30pm
Registration: 412-257-4566

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Event: Elder Law Update
Topic: Special Needs Trusts Update
Speaker: Jennifer Rose, CELA

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Location: Anthology of McCandless
Speaker: Robert K. Schweitzer, CELA
Topic: "Where there’s A Will, There are Relatives"
Time: 6:00pm
Registration: 412-587-0998

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Organization: FPA, EPC Society of FSP
Event: Financial Fourum
Location: Doubletree, Cranberry
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topic: "What Financial Planners Need to know about Working with the Elderly and Disabled Clients and their Families"
Time: 9:55am

Date: Thursday, October 17th, 2019
Location: The Sheridan at Bethel Park
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, CELA
Topic: "Where there's A Will, There are Relatives"
Time: 2:00pm

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Location: Arden Courts Monroeville
Event: VET's Fest
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, CELA
Topic: "VA Benefits Update"
Time: 10:30am

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
Location: Brookdale Senior Living
Speaker: Cindy Alvear, CELA
Topic: "Where there’s A Will, There are Relatives"
Time: 1:00pm
RSVP: (412) 343-2200

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Organization/Event: PACAH Fall Conference (PA Coalition of Affiliated Healthcare & Living Communities)
Location: Doubletree Hotel - Greentree
Speaker: Julian E. Gray CELA
Topic: "What you Need to Know about the New Aid & Attendance Benefits for Veterans"
Time: 10:45am – 11:45am

Date: Friday, September 20th, 2019
Event: NELF Forum (9/19-9/21) Pittsburgh, PA
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "Top 5 Marketing Ideas"
Time: 1:30pm

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Location: Monroeville Senior Center
Speaker: Rob Schweitzer, CELA
Topic: "VA Benefits Update"
Time: 10:00am

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Organization: George R. Harris Continuing Professional & Legal Education Seminar
Location: Edgewood Country Club
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topic: "Assisting Clients in Getting your Legal Affairs in Order when Transitioning to Assisted Living"
Time: 10:15am
Registration: 412-334-7726

Date: Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Organization: PALA (Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association) Conference
Location: Doubletree, Cranberry
Speaker: Julian E. Gray CELA
Topic: "Getting your Legal Affairs in Order when Transitioning to Assisted Living"
Time: 3:30 - 5:00pm

Date: Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Location: West End Healthy Active Living Center
Speaker: Cindy Alvear, CELA
Topic: "Advance Healthcare Directives: The Basics"
Time: 10:45am

Date: Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
Location: Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home
Speaker: Colin Morgan, Esquire
Topic: "How to Handle Finances After the Loss of A Loved One"
Time: 6:00pm

Date: July 18-19, 2019
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: 22nd Annual Elder Law Institute
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA
Speaking Topic: "Practical Drafting of Powers of Attorney in 2019"
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, CELA
Speaking Topic(s): "Medicaid Basics: Eligibility, Spousal Issues, Resource Transfers and More" and "Medicaid Basics: Walking Through the MA Applications" and " Disabled Adults - Advanced Issues"
Speaker: Caitlin E. Harper, CELA
Speaker Topic: "Medicaid Basics: Eligibility, Spousal Issues, Resource Transfers and More"
Speaker: Jennifer Rose, CELA
Speaking Topic: "The Ins and Outs of Special Needs Trusts"
Speaker: Robert K. Schweitzer, CELA
Speaking Topic: "Medicaid Basics: Walking Through the MA Applications"
Speaker: Susan Cardello, LSW
Speaker Topic: "Advocating for Nursing Home Clients"

Date: Tuesday, June 25th
Location: The Residence at Logan, Bethel Park
Speaker: Matt Kikta, Esquire
Topics: "Top 5 Planning Mistakes"
Time: 6:30pm
RSVP: 412-835-9500

Date: Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Event: Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia 2019
Speaker/Event Planner: Karen Timko, CELA

Date: Tuesday, June 11th and Tuesday June 18th, 2019
Location: Forbes Hospital, Monreville
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: "The New Rules for VA Benefits"
Time: Noon
(CEU for RN & SW - invitation only)

Date: Thursday, June 6th, 2019
Organization: Chartiers Bend
Location: Peters Township Chamber of Commerce
Speaker: Matt Kikta, Esquire
Topics: "Where there’s a Will, There are Relatives"
Time: Noon
(By Invitation only)

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Organization: The Sheridan at Bethel Park
Speaker: Jennifer Rose, CELA
Topics: "Elder Care Planning Overview"
Time: Noon

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Organization: Presbyterian SeniorCare Network
Location: Presbyterian Senior Care Oakmont Campus – Westminster Place
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire
Topics: "Making Aging Easier: Ask The Experts" (panel discussion)"
Time: 5:00 pm
RSVP: 412-435-8955

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Organization: Presbyterian SeniorCare Network
Location: Washington Campus: Hillsview Chapel, 835 South Main Street
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: "Where There’s a Will, There are Relatives"
Time: 5:00 pm
RSVP: 724-250-5001

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Organization: Presbyterian SeniorCare Network
Location: Erie, PA; Manchester Commons, 6351 West Lake Road
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: "Where There's a Will, There are Relatives"
Time: 5:00 pm
RSVP: 814-314-1860

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Organization: Presbyterian SeniorCare Network
Location: Oakmont - Westminster Place
Speaker: Julian E. Gray, CELA
Topics: "Where There's a Will, There are Relatives"
Time: 5:00 pm
RSVP: 412-435-8955

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Location: Arden Courts Monroeville
Speaker: Colin A. Morgan, Esquire
Topics: "Legal Issues when Dealing with Dementia Diagnosis"
Time: Noon
RSVP: 412-380-1300

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Organization: M.A.S.H. Networking Group
Location: Stonecrest McCandless
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topics: "Overview of The New Veteran Benefits Rules"
Time: 10:00 am

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Location: Artis Senior Living South Hills
Speaker: Karen S. Timko, CELA
Topics: "Where There’s a Will, There’s Relatives"
Time: 6:00 pm
RSVP: 412-595-8917

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Location: The Residence at Logan, Bethel Park
Speaker: Matthew T. Kikta, Esquire
Topics: "Top Five Planning Mistakes"
Time: 6:00 pm
RSVP: 412-835-9500

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Estate and Elder Law Symposium
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Topic: "Creative ways to Plan for Long-Term Care"
Speaker: Robert K. Schweitzer, Esquire

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Organization: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Event: Practical Medicaid Planning
Location: PBI Professional Development Center, Heinz 57 Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Topic: "Medicaid Basics"
Speaker: Cindy S. Alvear, Esquire

Date: Friday, January 11, 2019
Location: Sherwood Oaks, Cranberry Township
Speaker: Julian Gray, CELA
Topics: "Where There’s a Will, There’s Relatives"
Time: 2:00 pm
RSVP: 724-776-8462

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