August 22, 2018

North Carolina

North Carolina Bar Association
P.O Box 3688
Cary, NC 27519
T: 1 800 662 7407

Elder & Special Needs Law Section

Chair: Rupinder S Gill
Vice Chair: Doris Jordan Wiggen

Mission Statement

The Elder & Special Needs Law Section addresses such issues as care management and correct placement for disabled adults requiring long-term care; Medicaid and Special Assistance eligibility for nursing home and assisted living; Medicare claims and appeals; Veterans’ benefits; Medicaid estate recovery; private payment options such as long-term care insurance; special needs trusts; planning for families with disabled children; guardianship law; advance directives and end-of-life decision-making; and mental capacity issues.

Minorities in the Profession Commission

Chair: Gerald L Walden Jr

Mission Statement

Minorities in the Profession Committee is dedicated to the outreach and promotion of an increased presence of minorities in the legal profession; to the ongoing education of minorities in the legal profession; to the betterment of life for those minorities in the legal profession; to providing the general public with quality information regarding issues of concern to minority lawyers; and to the education of the general public about the contributions of North Carolina’s minority lawyers.