Events & CLE

Browse information on Division events, webinars, and travel opportunities.

SLD Fall Committee Meetings

Get involved in SLD Committees

10/13/2020 | 1-2pm ET | SLD Elder Abuse Prevention 10/14/2020 | 11:30-12:30 ET | SLD International Senior Lawyers 10/21/2020 | 4-4:30 ET | SLD ADR Committee

Virtual 2020 National Aging and Law Conference

Join us October 22-23 for the 2020 National Aging and Law Virtual Conference, the only national conference focusing on advocates that serve low to moderate income older Americans.

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On-Demand Senior Lawyers Division Webinars

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse concept

Substance Use Disorders in Light of COVID-19

VIDEO | The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately burdening already marginalized groups, including people with substance use disorders (SUD). Emerging evidence suggests the substance use has increased over pre-pandemic levels; at the same time, many of the barriers to appropriate, evidence-based care for SUDs have worsened, and the fragility of existing systems of care has been exposed. Our panel will discuss these and other health, policy, and legal issues at the intersection of COVID-19 and SUDs.

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New Strategies for Retirement Planning and Preventing Elder Abuse in the New Economy

New Strategies for Retirement Planning and Preventing Elder Abuse in the New Economy

VIDEO | Elder Abuse comes in many forms and is often caused by those we trust the most. Learn how to protect yourself and make informed choices to make the best out of the rest of your life.

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Family Matters Webinar Series

Four-part webinar series based on the best-selling ABA/AARP checklist books written and presented by author and elder law attorney Sally Balch Hurme.

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Preventing Elder Abuse Webinar Series

Older Americans lose billions of dollars a year to scams and other types of financial abuse. Our Preventing Elder Abuse webinar series explores how financial abuse manifests and what attorneys can do to educate, prevent, and intervene in order to best serve their clients. Note: These webinars are not CLE programs.

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Trusted Contact Persons Webinar

Studies show that the elderly are vulnerable to fraudulent schemes in most instances due to cognitive impairment and often times, it’s by a predator that they know (caregiver, close relative, etc.). A new FINRA rule recently became effective that tries to address this problem. It permits seniors to designate a "Trusted Contact Person" for their investment accounts.

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Travel Program

The ABA offers travel opportunities to exotic locales through two trusted partners, GoHagan and Go Next.